Anon-whonix? What for?

Hi,

i am in the process of throwing aways qubes as it gets kinda unorganized on my machine…

So i was wondering what the qube “anon-whonix” is for as it does not seem to be a template for anything and i am only using the whonix dvm’s. So what is it for and does one need it?

Thanks for your help!

anon-whonix is the qube where you open Tor Browser and browse the web anonymously. If you don’t use Whonix, you can remove this qube:

So i was wondering what the qube “anon-whonix” is for as it does not
seem to be a template for anything and i am only using the whonix
dvm’s. So what is it for and does one need it?

It’s a persistent (not disposable) whonix workstation qube in case you
would want to safe state (have email, IRC setup etc.)

If you don’t need it you can simply remove it in the Qube Manager or via
qvm-remove

/Sven

anon-whonix is the qube where you open Tor Browser and browse the web
anonymously. If you don’t use Whonix, you can remove this qube:
Uninstall Qubes-Whonix ™

The OP mentioned “i am only using the whonix dvm’s” so uninstalling it
would be counter-productive. :wink:

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Ah ok, so only the template for the “non-disp”-Whonix-VM. Thank you!

Ah ok, so only the template for the “non-disp”-VM. Thank you!

To be nit-picky:

  • Template: whonix-15-ws
  • AppVm: anon-whonix (based on whonix-15-ws template) … this is a
    non-disposable aka “normal” AppVM
  • DispVM Template: anon-dvm (based on whonix-15-ws template and has the
    template_for_dispvms property set to true) … so this is an AppVM that
    serves as a template for a DispVM
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