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Long Wiki Edits Thread

“Open Source Misses The Point” can be added to more like saying this is not why free software created at the first place.

https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/open-source-misses-the-point.html

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If you like to add more onion v3 links, could you use a wiki template please so we don’t have to write this long address literally multiple times (and increasing chances of typo)? (Simplify maintenance.) Or easier to replicate literally?

Checking the kicksecure-debian wiki here:

http://www.dds6qkxpwdeubwucdiaord2xgbbeyds25rbsgr73tbfpqpt4a6vjwsyd.onion/wiki/Kicksecure/Debian

There are some improvements can be added:

The following commands need to be run either by root or use sudo.

If running addgroup --system console after su it will give command not found, It will only work if its used with sudo

so the commands should be changed to:

sudo addgroup --system console

sudo adduser user console

sudo adduser user sudo


--no-install-recommends asaik its only used once after apt install, If so the following command has extra --no-install-recommends

sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends curl gpg gpg-agent --no-install-recommends

And repeated as well in “Pick A Package” Section

sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends --no-install-recommends kicksecure-cli


Secbrowser is deprecated so this line should be deleted:

kicksecure-xfce: Same as kicksecure-cli but installs the XFCE graphical desktop environment and default applications such as SecBrowser ™ (A Security-hardened, Non-anonymous Browser).


I saw as well this place in the forum:

So which you see my post fits to go as a comment under you can shift my post to.

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Fixed. Please check.

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Awesome!

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//cc @madaidan

file:///usr/share/homepage/whonix-welcome-page/whonix.html

Whonix ™ is produced independently of, with no guarantee from, The Tor® Project.

“with no guarantee from” seems superfluous. Logically, if Whonix is produced independently, then The Tor Project would never provide any kind of guarantee.

For simplicity, why not change it to:

Whonix ™ is produced independently of The Tor® Project.

(The logo on that page also reminds me that no update/notice was given regarding contributors who provided possible new logos. Some kind of news announcement should be provided about that issue because it closed in January or thereabouts i.e. if not going to update the logo, why not etc.)

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torjunkie via Whonix Forum:

file:///usr/share/homepage/whonix-welcome-page/whonix.html

Whonix ™ is produced independently of, with no guarantee from, The Tor® Project.

“with no guarantee from” seems superfluous. Logically, if Whonix is produced independently, then The Tor Project would never provide any kind of guarantee.

For simplicity, why not change it to:

Whonix ™ is produced independently of The Tor® Project.

That text is a courtesy to TPO. Using exactly as requested.

Quote https://www.torproject.org/about/trademark/

How can I use the name “Tor”?

The Tor Project encourages developers to use the name Tor in ways that
do not confuse the public about the source of anonymity software and
services. If you are building open-source non-commercial software or
services that incorporate or work with The Tor Project’s code, you may
use the name “Tor” in an accurate description of your work. We ask you
to include a link to the official Tor website
https://www.torproject.org/ so users can verify the original source of
Tor for themselves, and a note indicating that your project is not
sponsored by The Tor Project. For example, “This product is produced
independently from the Tor® anonymity software and carries no guarantee
from The Tor Project about quality, suitability or anything else.”

(The logo on that page also reminds me that no update/notice was given regarding contributors who provided possible new logos. Some kind of news announcement should be provided about that issue because it closed in January or thereabouts i.e. if not going to update the logo, why not etc.)

OK - that makes sense then.

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1G below needs to be replaced with the amount of memory you would like to add in gigabytes.

amount of memory or harddisk?

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memory can be:

  • permanent memory
  • random-access memory (RAM)

Quote https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_memory

  • Volatile memory
  • Non-volatile memory

Technically the term memory is correct and should be clear in the context it is being used there. However, if it’s confusing and someone has a suggestion to improve it feel free.

However we cannot write “the amount of harddisk you would like to add”. That seems wrong.

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http://www.dds6qkxpwdeubwucdiaord2xgbbeyds25rbsgr73tbfpqpt4a6vjwsyd.onion/wiki/Website_Tests#Whonix

Users are advised to use secure browsers, compartmentalize browsing in different virtual machines (VMs), harden their operating system Kicksecure,

Deprecated/Outdated.

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What is outdated?

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Nothing just read it again now i dunno why my brain saw it as secbrowser not secure browsers. (maybe my brain saw sec then eye jumped to the kicksecure then showed the best reading is secbrowser thus i posted that post…)

anyway sorry nothing to worry about.

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https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Main/Whonix_Signing_Key worthwhile having full output of gpg --keyid-format long --import --import-options show-only --with-fingerprint patrick.asc? I don’t think it’s useful having users ask about minor changes such as new uids (e-mail addresses) or newer expiration dates. One thing more to keep updated in the wiki, which if forgotten, generates support requests.

As per https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Verifying_Software_Signatures#Conceptual_Challenges_in_Digital_Signatures_Verification it’s not useful if users regard it as a copy/paste/compare exercise anyhow.

Therefore previously suggested to focus only on the key fingerprint.

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