Whonix - for VirtualBox - Major Release - Debian 12 / bookworm based - Testers Wanted!

Testers Wanted!

Download the Testers-Only version of Whonix for VirtualBox:


Alternatively, in-place release upgrade is possible upgrade using by performing a release upgrade.

This release would not have been possible without the numerous supporters of Whonix!

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Major Changes

  • port to Debian 12 (bookworm)
  • renamed virtual machine images from XFCE to Xfce
  • update Tor Browser to 12.5.1
  • use Tor packages from Debian stable instead of Tor Project repository


Full difference of all changes


(This testers wanted announcement might in future be transformed into a stable release announcement if no major issues are found during the testing period.)

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