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OSNews, Generic OSes "Whonix is an anonymous general purpose operating system based on Virtual Box, Debian GNU/Linux and Tor. By Whonix design, IP and DNS leaks are impossible. Not even malware with root rights can find out the user's real IP/location. This is because Whonix consists of two (virtual) machines. One machine solely runs Tor and acts as a gateway, which we call Whonix-Gateway. The other machine, which we call Whonix-Workstation, is on a completely isolated network. Only connections through Tor are possible."
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RE[4]: Comment by abstraction
by Alfman on Wed 2nd Jan 2013 16:26 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by abstraction"
Alfman
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2011-01-28

"If going back to the 80:s and before that, Mb was only one thing, 2^20, but most of us only mattered about Kb at that time."

It's always depended on the context, unfortunately. Everyone probably knows that "16 megabytes" of ram means 2^24 because of the binary nature of ram, but with disks it's not obvious and with networking it's supposed to be normal SI units.

Ironically even your post has me second guessing because contextually you probably meant megabytes and kilobytes, but the lowercase 'b' indicates bits. The case is significant.

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