whonixsetup or whonix-setup-wizard will run sudo service tor reload. That will exit 0, but Tor will die. sudo service tor status will then show.
● tor.service - LSB: Starts The Onion Router daemon processes Loaded: loaded (/etc/init.d/tor) Active: active (exited) since Wed 2015-05-20 17:10:03 UTC; 10min ago Process: 3468 ExecReload=/etc/init.d/tor reload (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS) Process: 688 ExecStart=/etc/init.d/tor start (code=exited, status=0/SUCCESS)
/var/log/tor/log contains an error message.
May 20 17:34:56.000 [warn] Could not bind to 10.152.152.10:53: Permission denied
Could be an issue in Tor, jessie, anon-gw-anonymizer-config or systemd.
Could be a related misunderstanding on how Tor's configs are supposed to be used:
How to reproduce? (Warning: this following command wipes your whole /etc/tor/torrc.)
sudo su echo "DisableNetwork 1" > /etc/tor/torrc sudo service tor restart sleep 2 echo "DisableNetwork 0" > /etc/tor/torrc sudo service tor reload