[qubes-users] Using Mullvad VPN in Qubes

2019-11-01 Thread 'Micah Lee' via qubes-users
In case anyone is interested, I just wrote a blog post about how I configure Mullvad in Qubes, using NetworkManager, a script to auto-connect, and the Qubes firewall. https://micahflee.com/2019/11/using-mullvad-in-qubes/ -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google

Re: [qubes-users] With 4K monitor, if screen goes blank, mouse clicks don't work in VMs

2019-09-29 Thread 'Micah Lee' via qubes-users
On 2019-09-24 18:21, Michael Siepmann wrote: > I've read and followed the instructions on > https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/gui-configuration/ but the problem I'm > having is different. Here's what happens: > > 1. I'm using VMs on a 4K monitor successfully, via DisplayPort. > > 2a. I have Dom0

[qubes-users] /dev/mapper/qubes_dom0-root does not exist

2018-10-01 Thread Micah Lee
I recently installed Qubes 4.0 on a laptop, installed updates in dom0 and my templates, restored a backup, and did a bunch of custom configuration. And then when I rebooted, Qubes wouldn't boot up due to a partitioning error. (It looks like it's the same problem described here [1]). During

[qubes-users] Talk about HOPE about Qubes

2018-08-02 Thread Micah Lee
Hello, I just discovered the recording of my HOPE talk showing off many cool things about Qubes. Check it out if you're interested: https://livestream.com/internetsociety2/hope/videos/178431606 -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To

Re: [qubes-users] UpdateVM pref not sticking

2018-03-24 Thread Micah Lee
‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐ On March 24, 2018 2:28 PM, Micah Lee <mi...@micahflee.com> wrote: > When I installed Qubes 4.0 I chose to install all of my updates over Tor. > Since then, I've opened Qubes Global Settings and changed UpdateVM to > sys-firewall. > >

[qubes-users] UpdateVM pref not sticking

2018-03-24 Thread Micah Lee
When I installed Qubes 4.0 I chose to install all of my updates over Tor. Since then, I've opened Qubes Global Settings and changed UpdateVM to sys-firewall. When I install dom0 updates, this seems to work fine. It says `Using sys-firewall as UpdateVM to download updates for Dom0`. But when I

Re: [qubes-users] DNS propagation in Qubes

2018-03-10 Thread Micah Lee
‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐ On March 8, 2018 11:26 AM, Chris Laprise wrote: > ​​ > > >>>\> \[1\] https://dnsprivacy.org/wiki/ > > > > > > \[2\] https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/networking/ > > Micah, > > If you have any specific instructions on how to setup the forwarder

Re: [qubes-users] DNS propagation in Qubes

2018-03-07 Thread Micah Lee
Qubes 4.0. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to

[qubes-users] DNS propagation in Qubes

2018-03-07 Thread Micah Lee
I'm trying to make all DNS requests in Qubes go over TLS (more information about this [1]). I've got this successfully working in sys-net by running a local DNS server on udp 53 that forwards DNS requests to a remote DNS server over TLS, and then setting my only nameserver in /etc/resolv.conf

Re: [qubes-users] qrexec policies broken after QSB #38 update

2018-02-20 Thread Micah Lee
On 02/20/18 11:25, Chris Laprise wrote: > Since several people are reporting this, I decided to try some simple > qvm-copy tests and have been unable to reproduce the problem on R4.0-rc4. > > I updated with qubes*testing and then restarted per the QSB. I realized that I had enabled the testing

[qubes-users] qrexec policies broken after QSB #38 update

2018-02-20 Thread Micah Lee
I just installed updates in dom0 (current-testing) after QSB #38, and now my qrexec policies are semi-broken. To demonstrate, I just made two new AppVMs, testvm1 and testvm2. I want to copy a file from testvm1 to testvm2: [user@testvm1 ~]$ echo test > test.txt [user@testvm1 ~]$ qvm-copy test.txt

Re: [qubes-users] Supercookies / Zombie cookies / Web Tracking — how effective are Qubes security domains against this

2017-09-18 Thread Micah Lee
Qubes security domains don't necessarily help solve this problem because really the problem is how your web browsers are configured. So a tracking company can't link your browsing activity between Qubes domains -- your "personal" traffic and "work" traffic might look like two separate people --

Re: [qubes-users] Network setup - TORVM-VPNVM

2017-08-18 Thread Micah Lee
On 08/18/2017 03:43 PM, james.buttler1...@gmail.com wrote: > Ah right ok. So I am working the wrong way around when I look at the chain? Think of the ProxyVMs (like sys-whonix, sys-vpn, sys-firewall, sys-net) as being liking a router that you connect a VM to as a gateway to get internet access.

Re: [qubes-users] Network setup - TORVM-VPNVM

2017-08-18 Thread Micah Lee
On 08/17/2017 04:32 PM, james.buttler1...@gmail.com wrote: > I'm just starting to use qubes os and I'm trying to understand how it all > works. > > If I wanted to setup the system to route all my traffic through tor and then > that tor traffic through a vpn > > Would I simply setup a TORVM

Re: [qubes-users] latest qubes update cause network problems

2017-08-17 Thread Micah Lee
On 08/17/2017 03:56 AM, Kolja Weber wrote: > Hello, > > at first: thanks for the great work on qubes, it is amazing. > > i discover since the last update on 3.2 problems with my network in case > i suspend my T550 to ram. All VMs wake up fine including the network VM > but it doesent reconize

Re: [qubes-users] Special (Secure) Browser Frontend for Qubes?!

2017-08-11 Thread Micah Lee
On 08/08/2017 03:59 PM, taii...@gmx.com wrote: > FYI: Having different VM's using the same template doesn't really matter > as they all have the same browser fingerprint. If your primary concern is browser fingerprinting, you should just use Tor Browser. Other browsers don't attempt to hide your

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes OS 4.0 first release candidate (rc1) has been released!

2017-08-03 Thread Micah Lee
I've finally got Qubes 4.0-rc1 booted! I've got a couple questions. Without the VM Manager, is there a GUI way to delete VMs? I know you can run "qvm-remove" from a dom0 terminal. Is there a GUI way to start VMs without actually opening an application in them? (I often configure stuff to

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes OS 4.0 first release candidate (rc1) has been released!

2017-08-03 Thread Micah Lee
On 07/31/2017 03:22 PM, Rusty Bird wrote: > Micah Lee: >> I just installed Qubes 4.0-rc1 on a Lenovo ThinkPad T440 which runs >> Qubes 3.2 without a problem. After installing it, when I boot up, grub >> works, but then as soon as Qubes starts to boot the computer reboots,

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes OS 4.0 first release candidate (rc1) has been released!

2017-07-31 Thread Micah Lee
On 07/31/2017 04:43 AM, Marek Marczykowski-Górecki wrote: > Hello, > > We have just released Qubes 4.0-rc1: > > https://www.qubes-os.org/news/2017/07/31/qubes-40-rc1/ I just installed Qubes 4.0-rc1 on a Lenovo ThinkPad T440 which runs Qubes 3.2 without a problem. After installing it, when I

[qubes-users] Soft U2F in Qubes?

2017-07-25 Thread Micah Lee
GitHub has released an interesting piece of Mac software called Soft U2F: https://githubengineering.com/soft-u2f/ It's basically a virtual security key, and it stores its secret in the macOS keyring. When you login to a website with 2FA, instead of using a physical USB security key, you just

Re: [qubes-users] Those using a Kali vm. Which download iso do you have that is working on qubes?

2017-06-30 Thread Micah Lee
On 06/30/2017 04:51 AM, jakis2...@gmail.com wrote: > I'm not getting anything properly up. I've seen the errors on here that some > people have and never a solution really. I've also seen the errors talked > about in other places but no solution works on qubes > > As of now I can login and just

[qubes-users] Display issues with Kali HVM

2017-04-11 Thread Micah Lee
When I install Kali in an HVM it has this terrible display issue [1]. When I move the mouse to the top-left of the window, I can see the cursor navigate over the Application menu in the bottom left. Does anyone know how to fix this? This screen resolution trick [2] doesn't do it. If I set a

[qubes-users] Breaking the Security Model of Subgraph OS

2017-04-11 Thread Micah Lee
I met up with Joanna at the recent Tor meeting in Amsterdam, and we tried to see if we could hack Subgraph OS, which I was running on my travel computer. We succeeded, and I've written up all the details here: https://micahflee.com/2017/04/breaking-the-security-model-of-subgraph-os/ And also

Re: [qubes-users] Chainloading to the Qubes bootloader

2016-12-06 Thread Micah Lee
On 12/06/2016 12:31 PM, justin.h.holg...@gmail.com wrote: > On Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 12:24:08 PM UTC-8, Micah Lee wrote: >> On 12/06/2016 12:18 PM, justin.h.holg...@gmail.com wrote: >>> TL/DR: what can I put in /etc/grub.d/40_custom to chainload the Qubes /boot >>

Re: [qubes-users] Chainloading to the Qubes bootloader

2016-12-06 Thread Micah Lee
On 12/06/2016 12:18 PM, justin.h.holg...@gmail.com wrote: > TL/DR: what can I put in /etc/grub.d/40_custom to chainload the Qubes /boot > partition at /dev/sda7? It's kind of old at this point, but I wrote a blog post awhile ago about dual-booting Ubuntu and Qubes, including the chainloading

Re: [qubes-users] Yubikeys in Qubes

2016-12-03 Thread Micah Lee
On 12/02/2016 06:50 PM, Leeteqxv wrote: > Is it not possible to configure this to having the Yubikey require the > person to press the key button manually/physically? > If not, such a limitation would lie in the software rather than in the > Yubikey, I assume, since the Yubikey support

Re: [qubes-users] Yubikeys in Qubes

2016-12-02 Thread Micah Lee
On 12/01/2016 04:37 PM, Marek Marczykowski-Górecki wrote: > The tool run by qvm-usb does support alternative device identification > - using product and vendor ID. Also to specify which device to attach. > This isn't exposed by qvm-usb tool, because it may be ambiguous, but may > be useful here.

Re: [qubes-users] Yubikeys in Qubes

2016-12-02 Thread Micah Lee
On 12/01/2016 05:14 PM, Chris Laprise wrote: > What is an acceptable / secure way to obtain a Yubikey fob? Unfortunately it's kind of hard to find Yubikeys in retail stores. You might check here to see if you can find one close to you: https://www.yubico.com/store/resellers/ Otherwise, you kind

[qubes-users] Yubikeys in Qubes

2016-12-01 Thread Micah Lee
I just wrote a quick blog post about using Yubikeys in Qubes. Specifically, I wanted to share a script that will use qvm-usb to attach your Yubikey to your gpgvm no matter what USB port you plug it into.

Re: [qubes-users] Networking between Linux and Windows VMs

2016-09-05 Thread Micah Lee
On 09/05/2016 02:44 PM, Connor Page wrote: > they should be connected to the same firewallvm, not netvm. iptables in > netvms are set up differently. They are connected to the same firewallvm. And I've successfully gotten networking working between two Linux VMs using this firewallvm. It's just

[qubes-users] Networking between Linux and Windows VMs

2016-09-04 Thread Micah Lee
I've installed Windows 10 in an HVM (called dev-win10), and I'd like to be able to connect to its RDP service from a Linux VM (called dev). The documentation [1] says both VMs need the same netvm, and in that netvm I need to enable an iptables rule to let dev communicate with dev-win10: iptables

Re: [qubes-users] Handling PDFs in Qubes

2016-07-21 Thread Micah Lee
On 07/21/2016 02:39 PM, Marek Marczykowski-Górecki wrote: > Minor correction: "It copies the trusted PDF back to the VM" - that > would mean that compromised DispVM (by the very same PDF) could pass it > back unmodified instead of the sanitized one. It isn't what is done > there - it pass only

Re: [qubes-users] 3.2-rc1, xfce4 volume control

2016-07-13 Thread Micah Lee
On 07/13/2016 03:07 PM, Marek Marczykowski-Górecki wrote: > Wasn't that installed by default? It should be... It wasn't for me. I installed xfce by installing the @xfce-desktop-qubes package in dom0, rather than using the installer. > Install xfce4-volumed. It will be installed by default in

[qubes-users] 3.2-rc1, xfce4 volume control

2016-07-13 Thread Micah Lee
One thing I've noticed is that there's no volume control on my panel, and my laptop's volume up and down keys don't work to adjust the volume. I discovered that I can adjust the volume by manually running alsamixer in dom0. I also discovered that I can install the xfce4-mixer package, and then

[qubes-users] Installing XFCE

2016-07-01 Thread Micah Lee
I've installed Qubes 3.2-rc1 with only KDE. How do I install XFCE now as well? The docs [1] about this look super outdated. A couple things that I tried but didn't work: sudo qubes-dom0-update xfce4 sudo qubes-dom0-update @XFCE sudo qubes-dom0-update @xfce-desktop-environment [1]

[qubes-users] Opening links in your preferred AppVM

2016-06-22 Thread Micah Lee
I published a quick blog post explaining how I do this: https://micahflee.com/2016/06/qubes-tip-opening-links-in-your-preferred-appvm/ -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from

Re: [qubes-users] HVM Win7 libxenlight error?

2016-06-20 Thread Micah Lee
On 06/20/2016 12:03 PM, Andrew David Wong wrote: > Thanks. Tracking here: > > https://github.com/QubesOS/qubes-issues/issues/2096 Excellent. Just to be thorough, the problem was that I hadn't installed the qubes-windows-tools package in dom0. Since that package isn't yet available in R3.2 RC1, I

Re: [qubes-users] HVM Win7 libxenlight error?

2016-06-19 Thread Micah Lee
I think I'm running into this same problem. I'm running Qubes R3.2 RC1. I have an HVM called win7 with Windows 7 installed. Here's the error I get when I try to install windows tools: [m@dom0 ~]$ qvm-start win7 --install-windows-tools --> Loading the VM (type = HVM)... Traceback (most recent call

[qubes-users] [R3.2 RC1] USB passthrough

2016-06-19 Thread Micah Lee
I'm trying to test out USB passthrough in Qubes R3.2 RC1 by following these docs [1]. It says to install the qubes-usb-proxy package in my usbvm's template (in my case, fedora-23), however after installing it I still don't have a qvm-usb in my path. Am I missing something? [user@fedora-23 ~]$

Re: [qubes-users] [R3.2] Settings for displays missing

2016-06-19 Thread Micah Lee
On 06/19/2016 07:50 AM, Albin Otterhäll wrote: I've just installed R3.2-RC1 and I can't find the settings for displays in Plasma (KDE). /System Settings --> Display and Monitor/ doesn't contain any settings for monitors, just the compositor. I'm using a Thinkpad T430 (laptop) and trying to