the cryptographic verification


I have a problem with that verifying process of the whonix virtual machine images. In the tutorial on this site, there is the following sentence:

Then, start the cryptographic verification, it can take several minutes.

cd [the directory in which you downloaded the .ova and the .asc]

My files are on a flash drive, so how can i find out how there right path it.
On Windows it is (for example) this computer/flash drive y/VirtualBox/data/Machines…

kind regards


Good day,

You simply use:

cd [Letter_of_your_usb_drive/VirtualBox/data/Machines…]

Have a nice day,



Thx for your fast reply!

The console says everytime = No such file or directory

here = root@host:~# cd/Y/Folder/Whonix dl
bash: cd/Y/Folder/Whonix dl: No such file or directory

Any Idea?


Good day,

Oh, you are on a Linux based system, I assumed Windows. In that case, you’ll have to run:

cd /media/[drive_name]/[folder]

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And if you don’t know the drive name…

cd /media

Show what is in there.



I’m having the same problem, using windows. “The system cannot find the path specified” Please advise exactly how to do this. I am not a techie. Must I use capital letters when appropriate? Must I leave any spaces? I have tried all combinations.
Thank you for your help, and for keeping it reallllllly simple.


I just tried using > instead of /, and now “Access is Denied”


Good day,

Could you please post what Kind of command you tried to execute?

Have a nice day,



I tried many, including:


I tried replacing the / with >


Good day,

It would have to be formated differently, like this:

cd rollfix/scooolit/mado/ego_1_

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Hello. I’m still getting nowhere.
I have the ego_1_ file on main computer now.
When i do the windows+R thing, I am offered:
The asc thing is there in a folder called Ego_1_.
So, what do I type in after C:/user/myname> please?

I see on your site you offer paid support. How? And, to pay, you’d need to talk English, not computer speak, please.


Good day,

Like mentioned:


This is a Standard command. “cd” will bring you to any Folder on your System.

I’d recommend contacting @Patrick on that front.

Sadly, it is almost impossible to simplify it outside of making a Video tutorial.

Have a nice day,