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Questions tagged [qubes-os]

Qubes OS is an operating system based on the Xen virtualization technology, which provides security through isolation between different user environments. User environments can run various operating systems including Linux and Microsoft Windows.

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How is whonix used inside qubes os? [on hold]

Those 2 are separate OSes, with different architecture and paradigm for protecting privacy and anonymity against all threats. However, I found out whonix can be installed inside qubes. Does it ...
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Accessing drive shared on home network on Qubes [migrated]

I just set up Qubes and am trying to access a hard drive that I'm sharing from a Windows PC in my home network but am unable to locate the drive. Is this possible? how do I go about doing this? Is it ...
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Qubes OS or TENS for security? Is Qubes a good idea for a total beginner? [closed]

What would be the most appropriate to use for as much security as possible? TENS looks very simple and straightforward, which is why I like it. However I have barely seen anyone suggesting it, I ...
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Does full disk encryption offer mitigation in the case of the firmware of an SSD being compromised?

Suppose the firmware of an SSD or HDD has been compromised by rogue actors either through "interdiction" (interception) or via the internet. They are able to exfiltrate data and conduct surveillance ...
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Forwarding VPN traffic to proxyVM in QubesOS

TLDR I'm trying to create a proxyVM with VPN, which I could use as "Network VM" in AppVMs. Previous attempts Adding following rule in sys-net and setting VPN in sys-net I am able to connect. [sys-...
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Should I wait until Spectre and Meltdown is fixed in hardware? [duplicate]

I have a Laptop that needs replacing due to age. I will be using this laptop for desktop use, including Office Apps, Development, Running VMs & Web Browsing. I will be using separation using ...
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Security through virtualization: does Ryzen support Rapid Virtualization Indexing (RVI), aka Second Level Address Translation (SLAT)? [closed]

RVI is required by Windows Hyper-V... RVI will be required by QubeOS 4... Lots of info about the new RYZEN CPU Series but as far as I know, no news about RVI support ? So, any source to point at ...
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Networking in Qubes OS [closed]

I've started recently to use Qubes OS and I want to set up a virtual IDS and IPS in separate VMs, but I can't figure out how the communications between different VMs works here. Each VM should be ...
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Is Qubes OS more secure than running a set of activity related VMs?

I'd like to skip the argument about Linux being more secure than Windows, and purely focus on the security boundaries between Host OS and VMs. Is Qubes OS theoretically more secure than say - Windows ...