[qubes-users] Whonix 16 template available

Dear Qubes Community,

The Whonix Project [1] has announced the release of Whonix 16 [2]. For a list of changes and further details, please see the official announcement [2].

Please note that, according to the Whonix support schedule [3], Whonix 15 will reach end-of-life (EOL) in one month. This coincides with the end date for Whonix 15 template support in Qubes according to the Whonix Project's support policy for Whonix templates in Qubes [4]. Therefore, all Whonix users are urged to upgrade from Whonix 15 to Whonix 16 within the next month.

The Whonix Project provides instructions for installing fresh Whonix 16 templates [5] as well as instructions for performing an in-place upgrade from Whonix 15 to Whonix 16 [6].

[1] https://www.whonix.org/
[2] Qubes-Whonix 16 has been Released! (Debian 11 bullseye based) - Major Release - News - Whonix Forum
[3] Design and Goals
[4] Supported releases | Qubes OS
[5] How-to: Install the Stable Version of Qubes-Whonix ™ 16
[6] Release Upgrade Whonix 15 to Whonix 16 - Whonix

This announcement is also available on the Qubes website: