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What makes Tails and Whonix so anonymous?

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by freemail1, Apr 21, 2014.

  1. freemail1

    freemail1 Member

    Apr 18, 2014
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    What makes Tails and Whonix so anonymous as OS's?
    Do they work on older PC's? eg:pentium M's?

    Thank you in advance

  2. Kryyll

    Kryyll Active Member

    Dec 9, 2013
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    I know that TAILS uses the Tor network for web browsing. Also it comes with encryption tools and things. I think you can also wipe your file system with some type of secure system cleaner but I'm not sure about that. Basically, the Tor network is the real anonymous thing. I've never used Whonix so I'm not sure about that one but it's probably similar.

    TAILS should work on older PCs. I believe it uses the i386 architecture. I'm not sure about Whonix again.

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