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    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 9.0.6-build2 (MFSA-2020-09).
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    - Upgrade Linux kernel to linux-image-5.4.0-4, currently at 5.4.19-1
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    - Upgrade Thunderbird to 68.5.0-1~deb10u1 (Closes: #17481).
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    - Upgrade evince to 3.30.2-3+deb10u1 (DSA-4624).
    - Upgrade Pillow to 5.4.1-2+deb10u1 (DSA-4631).
    - Upgrade ppp to 2.4.7-2+4.1+deb10u1 (DSA-4632).
    - Upgrade WebKitGTK to 2.26.4-1~deb10u1 (DSA-4627).
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  * Bugfixes
    - Fix missing firmware for RTL8822BE/RTL8822CE (See: #17323). Use the
      tails-workarounds provided firmwares until the firmware-realtek
      package is updated with the patch by Sjoerd Simons (Debian#935969).
      Note: This might not be sufficient to support those cards.

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  * Minor improvements and updates
    - Upgrade dogtail to 0.9.11-6.
    - Upgrade virtualbox to 6.1.4-dfsg-1.

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  * Build system
    - Vagrant build box: disable mitigation features for CPU
      vulnerabilities (Closes: #17386). Given the kind of things we do in
      our Vagrant build box, it seems very unlikely that vulnerabilities
      such as Spectre and Meltdown can be exploited in there.  Let's
      reclaim some of the performance cost of the corresponding mitigation
      features.
    - Enable website caching by default, with a way option to disable it
      (Closes: #17439).
    - Key the website cache on debian/changelog too (Closes: #17511).
    - Update APT snapshot of the Debian archive to 2020030101.
    - Add support for the tails-workarounds submodule.
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  * Security fixes
    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 9.0.5-build2 (Closes: #17469).
    - Update Linux kernel to linux-image-5.4.0-3-amd64, currently at
      5.4.13-1 (Closes: #17443).
    - Upgrade Thunderbird to 1:68.4.1-1~deb10u1
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    - Upgrade WebKitGTK to 2.26.3-1~deb10u1 (DSA-4610).
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  * Bugfixes
    - live-persist: don't backup empty configuration files (Closes:
      #17112). In some cases, the previous code would overwrite a
      non-empty backup file with an empty one, making it harder to
      recover from the already painful #10976.
    - create-usb-image-from-iso: Run syslinux within proper chroot
      (Closes: #17179). Previously we ran syslinux from the host,
      which can lead to bugs if its versions differs from the one
      inside the chroot (which is what Tails will use later). Thanks
      to Johan Blåbäck for the patch!
    - Tails Upgrader: Fix progress bar not pulsating and hide useless
      OK button (Closes: #16603).

  * Minor improvements and updates
    - Upgrade tor to 0.4.2.6 (Closes: #17059).
    - Install the trezor package, which adds a command-line (only)
      tool for managing Trezor devices (Closes: #17463). Thanks to
      Pavol Rusnak for the patch!
    - As a consequence of the Linux kernel upgrade we also:
      * Upgrade aufs to 5.4.3 20200127.
      * Install VirtualBox guest tools and kernel modules from sid.

  * Build system
    - Upgrade snapshot of the Debian archive to 2020020302, including
      the 10.3 point release of Debian Buster (Closes: #17458).
    - Add opt-in caching of the wiki (Closes: #15342).
    - Use mksquashfs' -no-exports option even when the fastcomp build
      option is set. "fastcomp" is supposed to only tweak SquashFS
      compression settings, but so far it was also disabling the
      -no-exports option that we set for our release builds.
    - Drop a bunch of packages installed for ikiwiki for various
      (obsoloete) resons:
      * libfile-chdir-perl, libyaml-perl and libxml-simple-perl which
        was needed back when we built our own ikiwiki from Git…  a
        looong time ago.
      * libtext-multimarkdown-perl used multimarkdown ikiwiki which
        its doubtful we ever will use.
      * libhtml-scrubber-perl, libhtml-template-perl,
        libhtml-parser-perl, libyaml-libyaml-perl and liburi-perl
        which are already installed as ikiwiki dependencies.
    - Install libimage-magick-perl instead of the perlmagick
      transitional package.
    - Don't install obsolete dependencies whois and eatmydata.
    - Consistently validate individual build options as we parse them.
      This is consistent with how we handled "fastcomp" already. Only
      compatibility checks between multiple build options really need
      to happen later, once we've parsed all build options.
    - Remove 5 years old transition code
    - Fully provision the Vagrant box every time it starts, and
      partially re-provision it for every build.
    - Behave correctly when disabling a previously set "offline" or
      "vmproxy+extproxy" build option.  Previously, setting one of
      these build options *once* would taint the Vagrant box forever
      with the resulting apt-cacher-ng configuration.
    - Shrink the apt-cacher-ng cache after a successful build too
      (Closes: #17288).
    - Set up infrastructure to retrieve log file from the VM even on
      build failure (Closes: #7749).
    - Always build from a fresh Git clone.
    - Set the permissions that Vagrant needs inside the source tree
      (Closes: #11411, #16607, #17289).

  * Test suite
    - Remove Seahorse key synchronization scenarios. These 2 scenarios
      never pass due to #17169, so currently:
      * They don't teach us anything new  no benefit.
      * Every time a developer looks at test suite results,
        they need to filter out this known problem, which takes time
        and trains us to ignore problems.

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  * Major changes
    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 9.0.4-build1 (MFSA-2020-03)

  * Bugfixes
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    - Avoid the Upgrader proposing to upgrade to the version
      that's already running (Closes: #17425)
    - Avoid 2 minutes delay while rebooting after applying an automatic
      upgrade (Closes: #17026)
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    - Make Thunderbird support TLS 1.3 (Closes: #17333)
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  * Build system
    - IUK generation: don't make all files in the SquashFS diff
      owned by root, otherwise an upgraded system cannot start
      (Closes: #17422)

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  * Major changes
    - Switch to a redesigned upgrade system (Closes: #15281), which:
      - removes the need for manual upgrades caused by lack of disk space
        on the Tails device
      - uses less RAM
    - Bump snapshot of the Debian archive to 2019122802

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    - Upgrade Linux to 5.3.15-1 (Closes: #17332)
      and upgrade the aufs module to 5.3-20191223
    - Upgrade Thunderbird to 1:68.3.0-2~deb10u1
    - Upgrade libsasl2 to 2.1.27+dfsg-1+deb10u1
    - Upgrade python3-ecdsa to 0.13-3+deb10u1

  * Bugfixes
    - KeePassXC:
      - Open ~/Persistent/keepassx.kdbx by default again (Closes: #17212)
      - Open the database specified by the user on the command-line, if any
      - Fix database renaming prompt
    - Upgrader:
      - Ensure debugging info lands in the Journal before we refer to it
      - Catch more download errors
    - Upgrade amd64-microcode to 3.20191218.1, which removes firmware
      updates that cause issues

  * Minor improvements and updates
    - Add metadata analysis tools used by SecureDrop (Closes: #17178)
    - Refresh the signing key before checking for available upgrades
      (Closes: #15279)
    - Port the Upgrader and perl5lib to a set of dependencies that are
      faster and have a lower memory footprint (Closes: #17152)
    - Ensure IUKs don't include files of our website if their content
      has not changed (refs: #15290)
    - Zero heap memory at allocation time and at free time (Closes: #17236)

  * Build system
    - Import the Upgrader and perl5lib codebases into tails.git
      (part of #7036)
    - lint_po: ignore pre-existing rply cache file that can cause
      trouble if it's corrupted (Closes: #17359)
    - Move generate-languages-list to auto/scripts
    - import-translations: work around the lack of usable branches
      in Tor's translation.git (Closes: #17279)
    - Build released IUKs on Jenkins and verify that they match
      those built locally by the Release Manager (Closes: #15287)
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    - Don't download every localized Tor Browser tarball: instead,
      use the new tarball that includes every langpacks (Closes: #17400)
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  * Test suite
    - Adapt for the "one single SquashFS diff" upgrade scheme
    - Chutney: update to upstream 33cbff7fc73aa51a785197c5f4afa5a91d81de9c
      (Closes: #16792)
    - Fix tagging of Chutney exit relays and bridge authorities
    - Tag Chutney clients as such
    - Wait for all Chutney nodes to have bootstrapped before assuming
      the simulated Tor network is ready
    - Don't try to save tor control sockets as artifacts
    - Add a crude script to generate IUKs for our test suite
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  * Bugfixes
    - Drop all network drivers from the initramfs to shrink its size
      drastically. Going over the 32 MiB mark might be the reason why so
      many Apple machines can't boot 4.1 while they could boot 4.0
      (Closes: #17320).
    - Only allow up to (but excluding) 32 MiB for initramfs accordingly.
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    - Fix escape sequence in tails-gdm-failed-to-start.service, to avoid a
      warning message (Closes: #17166).

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    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 9.0.2-build2, based on Firefox ESR 68.3
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    - Upgrade Thunderbird to 68.2.2 (Closes: #16771, #17220, #17222, #17267).
    - Upgrade Enigmail to 2:2.1.3+ds1-4~deb10u2 accordingly.
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  * Security fixes
    - Upgrade Linux to 5.3.9-2 from sid (Closes: #17124).
    - Disable unprivileged userfaultfd syscall (Closes: #17196).
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    - Upgrade file to 1:5.35-4+deb10u1 (DSA-4550-1).
    - Upgrade FriBidi to 1.0.5-3.1+deb10u1 (DSA-4561-1).
    - Upgrade Ghostscript to 9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u3 (DSA-4569-1)
    - Upgrade Intel microcode to 3.20191112.1~deb10u1 (DSA-4565-1,
      CVE-2019-0117).
    - Upgrade libarchive to 3.3.3-4+deb10u1 (DSA-4557-1).
    - Upgrade libvpx to 1.7.0-3+deb10u1 (DSA-4578-1).
    - Upgrade libxslt to 1.1.32-2.2~deb10u1 (CVE-2019-18197).
    - Upgrade ncurses to 6.1+20181013-2+deb10u2 (CVE-2019-17594,
      CVE-2019-17595).
    - Upgrade Python 2.7 to 2.7.16-2+deb10u1 (CVE-2018-20852,
      CVE-2019-10160, CVE-2019-16056, CVE-2019-16935, CVE-2019-9740,
      CVE-2019-9947).
    - Upgrade Qt to 5.11.3+dfsg1-1+deb10u1 (DSA-4556-1).
    - Upgrade tcpdump to 4.9.3-1~deb10u1 (DSA-4547-1).
    - Upgrade WebKitGTK to 2.26.2-1~deb10+1 (DSA-4558-1, DSA-4563-1).
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  * Bugfixes
    - Remove TorBirdy (Closes: #17219, #17269).
    - Use keys.openpgp.org's Onion service as the default keyserver
      (Closes: #12689, #14770).
    - Fix ordering of GTK bookmarks setup vs. Tor Browser directories
      creation (Closes: #17206).
    - Bring back the "Show Passphrase" button in the Greeter
      (Closes: #17177).
    - Bring back "Open in Terminal" entry in the GNOME Files context menu
      (Closes: #17186).
    - Revert "Browsers: disable the Quantum Bar." (Closes: #17143).
    - Revert "Hide all Tor connection-related settings in
      about:preferences in all browsers" (Closes: #17214).
    - Wait until Tor has bootstrapped before we try to upgrade Additional
      Software (Closes: #17203).
    - Fix the "GDM failed to start" splash screen functionality
      (Closes: #17200).

  * Minor improvements and updates
    - htpdate: stop sending User-Agent that fakes Tor Browser
      (Closes: #12023).
    - HTP: replace encrypted.google.com with www.google.com.
    - Remove signal handler from Greeter UI file (Closes: #17240).
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    - Upgrade fonts-noto-cjk to 1:20170601+repack1-3+deb10u1
      (Debian#907999).
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  * Build system
    - Update Vagrant box to Buster (Closes: #16868).
    - Adjust to timedatectl's output on Buster.
    - Adjust to Buster's debootstrap.
    - Vagrant: ensure the chroot has a /proc filesystem while running
      postinstall.sh
    - Vagrant: install po4a from Stretch in the basebox.
    - build-tails: wait for NTP to be disabled before setting the desired
      date.
    - Bump APT snapshot of the Debian archive to 2019111801, including the
      10.2 point release of Buster (Closes: #17124, #17021).
    - Install virtualbox 6.0.12-dfsg-1 from our custom APT repository
      (Closes: #17161).

  * Test suite
    - Ensure we don't break tests by opening the Applications menu in
      post_vm_start_hook (Closes: #17164).
    - Improve GnuPG testing (Closes: #12689):
      · Switch to using sajolida's key.
      · Start adjusting for keys.openpgp.org.
      · Make the "GnuPG's dirmngr uses the configured keyserver" step
        actually test what it is meant to.
      · Make error strings better reflect what failure they are about.
      · Ensure dirmngr uses IPv4 since our CI runs on an IPv4-only
        infrastructure.
    - Ensure dirmngr picks up the changes we make to its configuration.
    - Switch backend keyservers (Closes: #14770).
    - Don't leave redir(1) processes behind (Closes: #14948).
    - Update image for Buster (Closes: #14770).
    - Update fragility status of Seahorse scenarios.
    - Avoid multiple instances of tcpdump writing to the same file,
      resulting in an unparsable network capture (Closes: #17102).
    - Update for Thunderbird 68 (Closes: #17269).

  * Documentation:
    - Remove or adapt mentions to Tails Installer as only installation
      method (Closes: #17204).
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  * Major changes
    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 9.0-build2, based on Firefox ESR 68.2.

  * Security fixes
    - Upgrade IBus to 1.5.19-4+deb10u1.0tails1 (Closes: #17144)
    - Upgrade sudo to 1.8.27-1+deb10u1

  * Bugfixes
    - Fix regressions brought by the integration of Tor Browser 9.0:
      · Fix non-English spellchecking (Closes: #17150)
      · Unsafe Browser: don't enable private browsing mode, don't display
        Tor Browser icons, hide the new "New identity" toolbar button
        (Closes: #17142)
      · Hide all Tor connection-related settings in about:preferences
        (Closes: #17157)
    - Fix Stealth Onion services in OnionShare (Closes: #17162)
    - Upgrade OpenSSL to 1.1.1d-0+deb10u2

  * Minor improvements and updates
    - Don't include the locales package (Closes: #17132)
    - Update htpdate's User-Agent to match Tor Browser 9.0's

  * Test suite
    - Only partially fill memory for userspace processes (Closes: #17104)
    - Drop the "Unsafe Browser has no proxy configured" step, that's hard
      to update and adds little value
    - Various updates for Tor Browser 9.0 final
    - Make the "SSH is using the default SocksPort" scenario more robust
      (Closes: #17163)
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  * Major changes
    - Update Tor Browser to 9.0a7, based on Firefox ESR 68 (#16356).
    - Include a working version of Electrum: 3.3.8-0.1 (Closes: #16421).
      Accordingly:
      · Remove the obsolete "coin_chooser: Privacy" option (Closes: #15483).
      · Disable the update check (Closes: #15483).
    - Curate the list of languages in Tails Greeter (Closes: #16095).
      Only include languages which meet one of these conditions:
      · Have a PO file in tails.git (i.e. have at least one translated
        and reviewed string)
      · Are on our list of tier-1 supported languages.
    - Update Linux to 5.3.2-1~exp1 from Debian experimental (Closes: #17117).
    - Bump APT snapshots of the 'debian' and 'torproject' archives
      to 2019100904. This includes the update to the Buster 10.1
      point-release.

  * Security fixes
    - Drop NoScript customization that makes our web fingerprint diverge
      from Tor Browser's (related to #5362).
    - Enable Buster security APT sources (Closes: #17119).
    - Upgrade CUPS to 2.2.10-6+deb10u1 (CVE-2019-8696, CVE-2019-8675,
      and more security fixes).
    - Update GnuPG to 2.2.12-1+deb10u1, which mitigates the certificates
      flooding attack.
    - Update e2fsprogs to 1.44.5-1+deb10u2 (DSA-4535-1).
    - Update ghostscript to 9.27~dfsg-2+deb10u2 (DSA-4518-1, DSA-4499-1).
    - Update WebKitGTK to 2.24.4-1~deb10u1 (DSA-4515-1).
    - Update Pango to 1.42.4-7~deb10u1 (DSA-4496-1).
    - Update ffmpeg to 7:4.1.4-1~deb10u1 (DSA-4502-1).
    - Update expat to 2.2.6-2+deb10u1 (DSA-4530-1).
    - Update GLib to 2.58.3-2+deb10u1 (CVE-2019-13012).
    - Update libmariadb3 to 1:10.3.17-0+deb10u1 (various vulnerabilities).
    - Update NSS to 2:3.42.1-1+deb10u1 (CVE-2019-11719, CVE-2019-11727,
      CVE-2019-11729).
    - Update LibreOffice to 1:6.1.5-3+deb10u4 (DSA-4519-1, DSA-4501-1,
      DSA-4483-1, and CVE-2019-9848).
    - Update Samba to 2:4.9.5+dfsg-5+deb10u1 (DSA-4513-1).
    - Update OpenSSL to 1.1.1d-0+deb10u1 (DSA-4539-1).
    - Update libxslt to 1.1.32-2.1~deb10u1 (CVE-2019-11068, CVE-2019-13117,
      CVE-2019-13118).
    - Update zeromq3 to 4.3.1-4+deb10u1 (DSA-4477-1).
    - Update patch to 2.7.6-3+deb10u1 (DSA-4489-1).
    - Update Thunderbird to 1:60.9.0-1~deb10u1 (DSA-4523-1, DSA-4482-1).
    - Update wpasupplicant to 2:2.7+git20190128+0c1e29f-6+deb10u1 (DSA-4538-1).

  * Bugfixes
    - Ensure that tor-has-bootstrapped systemd units are stopped
      if tor@default.service stops; replace the tor-has-bootstrapped
      script with a tor_has_bootstrapped() function that checks the status
      of tails-tor-has-bootstrapped.target (Closes: #16664).
    - Fix MIME info data build reproducibility (Closes: #17023).
    - Fix missing GNOME bookmarks, by adding them earlier in the session
      login process (Closes: #17030).
    - Increase left dock width in GIMP's sessionrc (Closes: #16807).
    - Use hardware defaults for the touchpad click method (Closes: #17045).
    - Fix image thumbnails in GNOME Files (Closes: #17062).
    - Use the "intel" X.Org driver for Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640
      (Closes: #17060).
    - Fix sdhci-pci support.
    - Honor the "Formats" settings chosen in the Greeter (Closes: #16806).
    - Fix administration password not being applied in some cases
      (Closes: #13447).
    - Fix Greeter settings being applied when clicking "Cancel"
      (Closes: #17087).
    - Fix bridge information not always shown when the user selects
      bridge mode in the Greeter.
    - Fix path in whisperback's debugging info (Closes: #17109).
    - Fix Tor Browser functionality that was broken when it was started
      by clicking a link in Thunderbird (Closes: #17105).
    - Fix WhisperBack that was broken due to an expired X.509 certificate:
      stop using TLS (we already have end-to-end encryption via OpenPGP,
      plus end-to-end encryption and remote peer authentication via
      Tor hidden services). Also, switch to a v3 Onion service (Closes #17110).
    - Install Stretch's po4a (0.47-2) from our custom APT repository:
      the upgrade to Buster's version will need more work and coordination
      (Closes: #17127).
    - Fix hiding of the Add-ons manager in the Unsafe Browser hamburger menu.
      Regression introduced when we upgraded to Tor Browser based on Firefox
      ESR 60.
    - Mention USB images as a valid installation technique when trying
      to create a persistent volume on a device that can't have one
      (Closes: #17025).

  * Minor improvements and updates
    - Add iPhone USB tethering support (Closes: #16180).
    - Install Enigmail from Buster (Closes: #16978).
    - Disable GDM debug logs (Closes: #17011).
    - Hide less common keyboard layouts in the Greeter (Closes: #17084).
    - Major refactoring and cleanup of Tails Greeter (Closes: #17098).
    - Use a localized page for the Greeter help window, if available
      (Closes: #17101).
    - Separate Chinese into simplified and traditional scripts
      in the Greeter (Closes: #16094).
    - Allow the user to show the passphrase they're typing when creating
      a new persistent volume (Closes: #15102).
    - When saving persistence.conf or its backup, also run sync(1)
      on its parent directory (might help fix #10976).
    - Improve Tails Installer wording (Closes: #15564).
    - Update tor to 0.4.1.6-1~d10.buster+1.
    - Update VirtualBox guest drivers and tools to 6.0.12-dfsg-1.

  * Build system
    - SquashFS sort file: remove more noise.
    - Improve lint_po's UX (refs: #16864).
    - Import our pythonlib, previously included as a submodule (Closes: #16935).
    - Use a consistent, standard Python packages directory (Closes: #17082).

  * Test suite
    - Make various steps more robust:
      · "all notifications are disappeared" (Closes: #17012)
      · "Additional Software is correctly configured for package"
      · "I unlock and mount this VeraCrypt file container
        with Unlock VeraCrypt Volumes"
      · "I open the Unsafe Browser proxy settings dialog"
      · starting apps via the GNOME Activities Overview (Closes: #13469)
      · "I start the Tor Browser in offline mode"
    - Handle Guestfs::Error exceptions.
    - Provide guidance to fix problematic situation.
    - Update various reference images for Buster.
    - Don't attempt to find fuzzy matches with Sikuli unless fuzzy image
      matching is enabled (Closes: #17029).
    - Dogtail'ify all interactions with gedit (Closes: #17028).
    - New test: ensure that no experimental APT suite is enabled
      for deb.torproject.org (Closes: #16931).
    - Remove dead IRC-related code and dependencies.
    - Take into account that Evince and Tor Browser's print-to-file dialogs
      are rendered in a subtly different manner.
    - Drop fragile tag for actual Tails bugs (#17007).
    - Drop compatibility code for Cucumber < 2.4.0 (Closes: #17083).
    - Fix regression in the Persistent browser bookmarks scenario
      (Closes: #17125).
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    - Upgrade tor to 0.4.1.5 (Closes: #16986).

  * Security fixes
    - Upgrade the Linux kernel to 5.2.0-2 (Closes: #16942).
      This mitigates the Spectre v1 swapgs vulnerability (CVE-2019-1125).
      Accordingly, aufs to aufs5.2 20190805.
    - Install enigmail from Bullseye (Closes: #16738).
      This fixes CVE-2019-12269.

  * Bugfixes
    - tails-unblock-network: only sleep until all-net-blacklist.conf is gone,
      instead of unconditionally delaying the login process for 5 seconds
      (Closes: #16805).
    - Terminate GDM's GNOME session after the amnesia user logs in,
      to free 200-300 MiB of memory (Closes: #12092).
      Temporarily enable GDM debug logs so we get enough information to fix
      any issue this might cause.
    - Make our KeePassXC wrapper translatable (Closes: #16952).
    - Adjust boot-time backports APT pinning for Buster.
    - Ensure we don't install unwanted packages even if they become
      "Priority: standard" again (Closes: #16949).
    - Move some GNOME apps to different menu categories (Closes: #16981).
    - Update HTP pools: replace boum.org (invalid certificate) with puscii.nl,
      replace www.myspace.com with myspace.com (the former redirects to
      the latter).
    - AppArmor: allow OnionShare to open URLs with Tor Browser (Closes: #16914).
    - Make file transfers with Spice reliable.

  * Minor improvements and updates
    - Greeter: improve formatting of printed exceptions.
    - Use the same icon for Tails Documentation in the Applications menu
      as on te Desktop (Closes: #16800).
    - Drop migration path from GnuPG persistent configuration created
      in the Tails 2.x era.
    - Remove various hacks that we don't need on Buster anymore.
    - Stop installing libcaribou-gtk3-module (Closes: #16757).
    - Stop installing python-cairo: mat2 does not use it anymore.
    - tails-unblock-network: have udev reload the databases it uses.
      This should avoid our fix for #16805 introducing regressions.

  * Build system
    - Bump APT snapshot of the 'debian' and 'torproject' archives
      to 2019090202.
    - Import the Greeter codebase into tails.git (Closes: #16912).
    - Explicitly install gnome-shell to make the set of installed packages
      more deterministic (related to #16947).
    - Don't try to follow symlinks when normalizing timestamps on source files.
    - Add missing "set -u" to build-time hook.
    - Use consistent method to extract translatable strings from Glade files.
    - Create gdm-tails related files from the original GNOME files
      (Closes: #12551).
    - Stop installing libimage-exiftool-perl explicitly: mat2 depends on it
      already.
    - Rakefile: disable compression when retrieving artifacts via scp.
      This makes this build step faster on systems that have SSH compression
      enabled by default.
    - import-translations: use tails-misc_release for tails.git's PO files
      (i.e. the Tails part of #16774).
    - Use squashfs-tools from sid (Closes: #16637).
    - Lower VM_MEMORY_BASE to 1536M.
    - Remove unneeded package cleanup (Closes: #16950).

  * Test suite
    - New scenario: installing with GNOME Disks from a USB image
      (Closes: #16004).
    - New scenarios: VeraCrypt PIM support (Closes: #15946).
    - Revert timeout bump that's not needed anymore.
    - Add a showing method on Dogtail objects.
    - VeraCrypt: ensure the temporary keyfile file is not garbage collected
      while we still need it.
    - Remote shell: print traceback to stderr so we can see it.
    - Install Dogtail from Bullseye and run it with Python 3 (Closes: #16976).
      This gives us UTF-8 support. Accordingly, drop anonym's "showingOnly"
      patch that was merged upstream, and port some test suite code to Dogtail,
      which we could not do before it got UTF-8 support.
    - Dogtail'ify some steps.
    - Make "^the Tor Browser shows the "([^"]+)" error$" step more robust
      (Closes: #11592.
    - Make the "the support documentation page opens in Tor Browser" step more
      robust (Closes: #15321)
    - Remove a bunch of obsolete @fragile tags, update the reasons why
      the remaining ones are fragile, and add some missing @fragile tags.
    - Drop useless code based on wrong assumptions (refs: #13470).
    - Make the "I set an administration password" step more robust.

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    - Upgrade to a snapshot of Debian 10 (Buster) from 2018-08-06.

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    - Fix Electrum wrapper's persistence check (Closes: #16821).
    - Remove pre-generated Pidgin accounts (Closes: #16744).
    - Hide the security level button in the unsafe browser (Closes:
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    - Only hide unlocked TailsData partitions from the boot device
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    - Remove KeePassX and replace it with KeePassXC (Closes:
      #15297). As KeePassX was used around for a longer time, we don't
      need automatic upgrading cappability from old KeePass file
      format (Tails 2 times). The user can still import those old
      files, if they want to access it.
    - Ship a pre-compiled AppArmor policy to make boot faster (Closes:
      #16138).
    - Change the splash screen for Tails 4.0 (#16837). Add SVG source
      while we're at it!
    - Remove our predefined bookmarks and ship default upstream Tor
      Browser bookmarks instead (Closes: #15895).
    - Install bolt for improved Thunderbolt support (Closes: #5463).
    - Don't display the Home launcher on the desktop (Closes: #16799).
      Since the switch to the desktop-icons GNOME Shell extension, the
      nicer XDG-blah name ("Home" in English, translated in many
      languages) is not used to label this launcher anymore: instead,
      the name of the directory is displayed, in this case: "amnesia",
      which makes no sense to our users. Our other options to fix that
      are more costly and we've decided a while ago, when I proposed
      to remove the desktop icons, to keep them until they were too
      expensive to support. So this one goes: we have the Places menu
      already.
    - Add Files to favorite apps (Closes: #16799). This gives another
      entry point to the home folder, which partially mitigates any UX
      regression that might be caused by the previous changelog entry.
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      * Drop obsolete optional MAT dependencies it isn't using any
        more.
      * Stop explicitly installing MAT dependencies. The package
        depends on those so we don't need to pull them ourselves.
    - Move translations from root-terminal.desktop.in into own PO
      files (Closes: #15335).
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      happens with CONFIG_AUFS_DEBUG enabled. We disable
      CONFIG_AUFS_DEBUG in config/chroot_local-hooks/13-aufs and the
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      haven't used since 2010.
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      Not installing the initramfs integration will get rid of some
      noise
    - Don't install full-blown cryptsetup, take 2 (refs: #15690). We've
      stopped installing it (#16264) but this branch independently
      reintroduced it.
    - Disable live-tools.service (Closes: #16324). This service is only
      useful to display the "Please remove the live-medium, close the
      tray (if any) and press ENTER to continue:" prompt on shutdown,
      that we don't want to display in Tails: shutdown and memory
      erasure should not require a confirmation once the user has
      triggered it. In Stretch this code was broken and we were
      relying on this. But the Buster upgrade of this code has
      repaired it, so I sometimes see that prompt. This might also
      explain some issues such as #16312.
    - AppArmor: allow cups-brf, driverless, and gutenprint53+usb
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      printer backends (Closes: #15030). Technically, cups-brf and
      driverless are not third-party and should be confined more
      strictly with "ixr", under the cupsd profile. But I don't know
      how to to test these backends and confining them more strictly
      may break them.  Anyway, that's an upstream matter: the purpose
      of our Tails-specific patch is to replace the third party
      backends /usr/lib/cups/backend/* catch all rule, that doesn't
      work for us, and not to keep the list of backends which come
      with CUPS up-to-date.
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    - Make export_gnome_env() exit early if gnome-shell isn't running.
      Without this e.g. the automated test suite, which will call
      export_gnome_env() before gnome-shell is running, will have its
      journal polluted with errors about this. This is not the first
      time I see this and get worried and waste minutes investigating,
      so let's just fix it.

  * Build system
    - Bump VM_MEMORY_BASE to 2048M. With the previous 1024M setting,
      the squashfs preparation gets OOM-killed.
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      default mksquashfs will use 25% of the physical memory. So when
      we use the "ram" build option, build in a VM with 13GB of RAM,
      of which up to 12G is supposed to be used by the build tmpfs,
      mksquashfs will try using 13/4 = 3.25G of memory. And then it
      will get reaped by the OOM killer more or less occasionally
      depending on how much space is really used in the build tmpfs
      and how much memory the rest of the system is using. So let's
      limit the memory used by mksquashfs to 50% of the memory we
      allocate to the build VM, excluding the part of it that we
      expect tmpfs data to fill. In passing, the fact mksquashfs does
      not get killed every time suggests that our current
      BUILD_SPACE_REQUIREMENT value exceeds the real needs of a build:
      a value around 10 or 11G should be enough. But that will be for
      another commit.
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      (refs: #16177). squashfs-tools 1:4.3-11, used to build
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      feature/buster, does not consistently honor the value passed to
      -mem: the xz compressor does but at least the gzip and lzo ones
      don't. This makes the build often fail because mksquashfs gets
      reaped by the OOM-killer. Our only other option is currently to
      bump the build VM memory a lot, which is going to be painful on
      developers' systems and might not be an option on Jenkins. So
      let's fall back to xz with default settings (not the crazy slow
      but efficient we use at release time) when building non-release
      images.
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      in the "user" interface is not the exact algorithm that's used,
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      it's the fact it's supposed to be faster than the compression
      settings we use to build releases. We may have to changes these
      fast(er) settings occasionally, possibly to use a non-gzip
      algorithm. So let's keep supporting "gzipcomp" for backward
      compatibility but stop documenting it. Instead, support and
      document "fastcomp".
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      vmproxy but configure it to in turn use the exproxy set via the
      http_proxy environment variable.
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      set. Let's keep this sanity check for the times when we do ship
      a custom feature set, but building an ISO without a custom one
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    - Don't remove packages whose deinstallation removes most of the
      system; don't explicitly remove packages that are taken care of
      by "apt-get autoremove" already. On Buster, removing dpkg-dev
      or make deinstalls python3, gnome-shell and more.
    - Install all "Priority: standard" packages via an explicit
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      those that should be installed in the first place, as opposed to
      letting them be installed by tasksel only to uninstall them
      later. I've seeded tails-000-standard.list with the output of:
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      system. Also:
       * live-build forcibly translates --packages-lists="standard"
         into "tasksel install standard", so to make this change
         effective we also need to switch to "--packages-lists
         minimal" or "--packages-lists none". The former has
         problematic side-effects so let's use the latter.
       * Add to tails-common.list some of the packages that were
         previously installed automatically, e.g. via live-build's
         lists/standard  lists/minimal.

  * Test suite
    - Tons of tiny updates for the Stretch  Buster transition, mainly
      updated reference images, but also a few other trivial changes
      (e.g. close with Alt+F4 instead of menu, or vice versa) due to
      changes in applications.
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      volume. If our code happens to support Tails 2.x  4.x upgrades
      without going through 3.x, fine. But let's not spend cycles in
      our CI to guarantee this.
    - Revert "Test suite: add backward compatibility with redir <
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    - Adjust dhclient listening address for Buster.
    - Bump timeout for poweroff from 3 to 10 minutes (Refs: #16312).
    - Adjust dogtail patterns for gobby test (Closes: #16335). With the
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      little for a menu item and the window it leads to.
    - Update key shortcut to close seahorse's Preferences window
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      (Closes: #16341). The “Close” button is gone from the
      Preferences window in the buster version of the seahorse
      package, making it impossible to close that window. Switch to
      sending ESC instead of Alt-C.
    - Update MAT test case for MAT2 (Closes: #16623).
    - Add debug logging for when we call Sikuli. When following a
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      useful to know what is going on *right now* since Sikuli only
      reports what it has done after it is done.
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      `showingOnly`) twin located just below the Applications
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      notification, and then look for the label and button among its
      children.
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    - Remove obsolete method. Display::take_screenshot() hasn't
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      jenkins.lizard — which was under high load at that time — I've
      seen failures while starting GNOME Terminal from the Overview,
      where:
       - The debug log claims we did type "c", waited 1 second, then
         typed "ommandline", then slept another 1 second, then pressed
         Enter. I.e. just as the code says.
       - The video shows that GNOME Shell did pick up "c", which
         selected the first search result ("Configure Persistent
         Volume"), but then there's no trace of typing "ommandline".
         So I suspect that "ommandline" was lost because GNOME Shell
         was still busy, somehow. Let's sleep a bit longer before
         these steps, to give GNOME Shell a better chance to recover
         and notice keyboard input.
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      #16747). Hopefully this will help us track down these elusive
      exceptions.
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    - Sometimes we need more more time to load a page over tor.
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    - Remove useless TailsUpgraderApplyingUpgrade.png. The "progress
      prompt" it was used for just flashes by and can easily be
      missed. There is no reason at all to wait for it since the only
      two final outcomes are success or failure, which we already look
      for.
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      take a long time (especially saving snapshots on a system under
      load) and can make it appear like if the test suite has gotten
      stuck for those following the debug log.
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      These mtimes are copied from the HTTP server where APT downloads
      packages from, which contradicts our assumption that the newest
      file must be the one with the biggest version. Instead we use ls
      to sort by version number, to pick the biggest version.
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      command-line (Closes: #16820). Our syslinux has a timeout of 5s so
      sending TAB every second should be enough to guarantee we do
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      makes the splash show for significantly longer: I've seen >10x,
      so the boot splash never managed to appear, which is worrying".
    - Drop workaround to make the TAB spammer compatible with the UEFI
      firmware (Closes: #16820). As reported by anonym on #16820, and
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      confirmed by my testing, pressing TAB doesn't seem to open the
      UEFI configuration, so the very reason why we had this
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      logging in (Closes: #16305) This fixes "GDM's GNOME Shell floods
      the Journal with XFIXES/cursor issues on Buster" by importing
      the relevant bits of greeter:feature/buster's commit abad17b6.
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    - Remove 8 development packages that are not part of Tails 3.11 so
      we probably don't need to ship them in Tails 4.0 either (Closes:
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    - Completely get rid of Qt4 (Closes: #15182).
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      that file is fixed no.
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      for the control port (Closes: #16306). By default, OnionShare
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      arguments now doesn't support taking dashes instead of
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      greeter.git. NetworkManager starting at the same time as GNOME
      Shell makes things racy: the Wi-Fi password prompt is sometimes
      not displayed (unreproduce on Debian Buster Live).
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      from displaying in Tails Greeter (Closes: #16291).
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      Connection to STATUS_SERVER events is required by stem 1.7
      connect() function, but we actually don't need them, so let's
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    - Fix GNOME bookmarks file for Buster (Closes: #16629).
    - Build VeraCrypt packages with our patches applied for Buster
      (Closes: #16634).
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    - Avoid new "render" group stealing a GID we have already
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      creates a "render" system group, which shifts GIDs and makes our
      devel branch FTBFS.
    - update-acng-config: add support for 4.x and 5.x, drop 2.x. We
      won't build 2.x releases anymore but we'll start building 4.x
      from this branch soon.
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      unsuitable for Tails. Let's revert to the one we use in Tails
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      service where the GNOME on-screen keyboard listens on Buster.
    - Fix screen locker not working in Buster (Closes: #16763).
    - Hide lstopo in the Applications menu (Closes: #16797). It's
      pulled as a dependency by aircrack-ng but is probably not useful
      to the vast majority of Tails users.
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    - TorStatus: call our custom destructor to avoid a use-after-free
      crashing GNOME Shell (Closes: #16791). It was ported to an ES6
      class in the process.
    - Copy dmidecode to initramfs (Closes: #16857). On Buster,
      partprobe complains if dmidecode is missing. It's not clear what
      the consequences are, at least it doesn't cause partprobe to
      exit with an error status code - but it's cheap to just copy
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    - Update Tor Browser AppArmor profile to take into account new
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      Granted, the version from Buster should probably be sufficient
      right now, but it probably won't be once Tor Browser gets
      updated to a future major Firefox ESR. And in the meantime,
      this pinning discrepancy between devel and feature/buster makes
      it harder to maintain our patch against
      /usr/share/webext/ublock-origin/js/background.js.
    - Drop obsolete libdesktop-notify-perl patches: they were merged
      upstream.
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      #12551). This should ultimately be applied in greeter.git, but
      let's deal with it as a patch for now to avoid having to
      maintain two parallel branches of the Greeter.
    - Patch udisks2 and libblockdev and fix Tails Installer to repair
      USB boot on Buster (Closes: #14809).
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      transitional package.
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      Otherwise the build fails after debootstrap has done its job and
      live-build tries to use apt-key.
    - Don't try to install the obsolete gnome-search-tool package.
      It's been removed from testing/sid by its maintainers:
      https://bugs.debian.org/885975
    - Don't try to retrieve syslinux.exe from the syslinux source
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      package. Since syslinux 3:6.03+dfsg1-1 this file is (rightfully)
      not included anymore in the Debian source package.  This commit
      is meant to fix the feature/buster ISO build. We of course need
      to find a proper solution, which is what #15178 is about.
    - Drop our pinned AppArmor feature set (Closes: #15149). On current
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      set and I expect it'll keep pinning something that should work
      with the policy shipped in Buster.
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    - Disable the usr.bin.man AppArmor profile. On Buster it breaks
      apparmor.service due to "profile has merged rule with
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    - Import files (from gksu 2.0.2-9+b1) needed for the Root Terminal
      into Git instead of fetching the package and extracting them at
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      transitional one.
    - Stop explicitly installing gstreamer1.0-pulseaudio. This was
      needed on Jessie due to Debian#852870 which was fixed in
      Stretch.
    - Drop adwaita-qt4: it was removed from Debian sid and won't be in
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    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 8.5.5 (Closes: #16692).

  * Security fixes
    - Install Linux kernel from the Buster security repository (Closes: #16970).
      The new Spectre v1 swapgs variant (CVE-2019-1125), which was fixed
      in sid via 5.2.x, which is a too big change for the Tails 3.16 bugfix
      release. Let's instead track Buster (+ security) for the time being.
    - Upgrade LibreOffice to 1:5.2.7-1+deb9u10 (DSA-4483-1, DSA-4501-1).
    - Upgrade Thunderbird to 60.8 (DSA-4482-1).
    - Upgrade Ghostscript to 9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u4 (DSA-4499-1).
    - Upgrade Patch to 2.7.5-1+deb9u2 (DSA-4489-1).
    - Upgrade nghttp2 library to 1.18.1-1+deb9u1 (DSA-4511-1).

  * Bugfixes
    - Additional software: Improve/fix support for translations (Closes: #16601).
    - Rework the implementation for hiding TailsData partitions (Closes: #16789).
    - Adjust how tordate determines whether the clock is in a valid range,
      fixing issues with obfs4 (Closes: #16972).

  * Minor improvements and updates
    - Ship default upstream Tor Browser bookmarks, and remove our predefined
      bookmarks (Closes: #15895).
    - Hide the security level button in the unsafe browser (Closes: #16735).
    - Remove pre-generated Pidgin accounts (Closes: #16744).
    - Remove LibreOffice Math (Closes: #16911).
    - Website: Make sandbox page translatable (Closes: #16873).
    - Website: Only scrub HTML on blueprints (Closes: #16901).
    - Website: Point history & diff URLs to Salsa.

  * Build system
    - Bump APT snapshot of the torproject archive to 2019073103, and drop
      tor-experimental-0.4.0.x-stretch reference (Closes: #16883).
    - Bump APT snapshot of the Debian archive to 2019080801 to get fixed
      firmware packages from sid instead of sticking to those from
      stretch-backports (Closes: #16728).
    - Enable the buster APT repository and install some packages from there:
      hunspell-id, hunspell-tr, and fonts-noto-* (See: #16728).
    - Refresh patch for webext-ublock-origin 1.19.0+dfsg-2, and adjust Tor
      Browser AppArmor profile accordingly (Closes: #16858).
    - Refresh Tor Browser AppArmor profile patch for torbrowser-launcher
      0.3.2-1 (Closes: #16941).

  * Test suite
    - Ignore RARP packets, since PacketFu cannot parse them (Closes: #16825).
    - Adjust both locale handling and reference pictures for the Unsafe
      Browser homepage (Closes: #17004).
    - Fix "Watching a WebM video over HTTPS" scenario on Jenkins
      (Closes: #10442).
    - Tag "Watching a WebM video" as fragile.
    - Make @check_tor_leaks more verbose (See: #10442).
    - Remove broken Electrum scenario since Electrum support is currently
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    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 8.5.4 (Closes: #16691).
    - Upgrade Thunderbird to 60.7.2 (Closes: #16834).
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    - Upgrade Expat to 2.2.0-2+deb9u2 (DSA-4472-1).
    - Upgrade OpenSSL 1.0 to 1.0.2s-1~deb9u1 (DSA-4475-1).
    - Upgrade OpenSSL to 1.1.0k-1~deb9u1 (DSA-4475-1).
    - Upgrade Vim to 2:8.0.0197-4+deb9u3 (DSA-4467-1).

  * Bugfixes
    - Recompute CHS values for the hybrid MBR after first-boot
      repartitioning (Closes: #16389). Some legacy BIOS systems won't boot
      otherwise.
    - Strip debug symbols from the aufs kernel module smaller (refs: #16818).
      The primary target was getting the initramfs down under 32MB, hoping
      to repair boot of feature/buster on MacBookPro 8,1. In any cases,
      the user experience should be improved due to a faster boot for
      every user, and a shortened black screen duration (between the
      bootloader and the Plymouth splash screen).

  * Minor improvements and updates
    - Make Unlock VeraCrypt Volumes show an error message if locking
      fails (Closes: #15794).
    - Add support for booting Tails from a read only sdcard (fromiso),
      through Heads, allowing for measured boot on some tamper-evident
      hardware (https://github.com/osresearch/heads/issues/581).

  * Build system
    - Patch Thunderbird packages from Debian when building Tails images
      (Closes: #6156).
    - Improve tooling to maintain and update PO files (Closes: #15403),
      rewriting some tools and moving code to the jenkins-tools submodule.
    - Implement preliminary steps needed to make the ikiwiki PO plugin
      able to update PO files for languages that are disabled on the
      website (refs: #15355).
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    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 8.5.3 (Closes: #16835).

  * Bugfixes
    - tails-screen-locker: Don't use dim-label style class
      (Closes: #16802).
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    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 8.5.2-build1 (Closes: #16824).
    - Upgrade Thunderbird to 60.7.0 (Closes: #16742).
    - Upgraded Linux to 4.19.37-4 (Closes: #16823).

  * Bugfixes
    - Only probe for partitions on the boot device when setting up
      TailsData. Without arguments partprobe will scan all devices,
      and if it encounters a device it doesn't support (e.g. fake
      raid-0 arrays) it will return non-zero, thus aborting Tails'
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  * Minor improvements and updates
    - Upgrade tor to 0.4.0.5-1~d90.stretch+1, the first stable
      candidate in the 0.4.0.x series (Closes: #16687).
    - Completely disable IPv6 except for the loopback interface. We
      attempt to completely block it on the netfilter level but we
      have seen ICMPv6 "leaks" any way (related to Router
      Solicitation, see: #16148) so let's just disable it. We keep
      enabled on the loopback interface since some services depends on
      ::1 being up.
    - create-usb-image-from-iso: Use syslinux from chroot. We used the
      syslinux from the vagrant box before, which caused issues with
      when building Tails/Buster with a Stretch vagrant box and then
      cloning the image via Tails Installer with syslinux from Buster
      (Closes: #16748).
    - Set Tor Browser's homepage to https://tails.boum.org/home/testing/
      if building anything but a stable release. This page explains the
      dangers of using a non-stable release. (Closes: #12003)

  * Build system
    - auto/{build,config}:
      * consistently use fatal() to error out, and prefix its message
        with "E: " to help distinguish them from the noise produced by
        tools we call etc.
      * Similarly, also prefix informational message with "I: ".
      * drop support for GnuPG 1.x.
      * clone more build output to the log file.
      * Drop obsolete check for syslinux version. This version
        requirement is satisfied by Jessie and it is doubtful Tails
        would build in anything older.
      * auto/build: drop a few checks for conditions that are already
        satisfied in the supported build environments.
    - Revert "Build system: try to be smart again by fetching only the
      refs we need." This optimization overrides the trick we have on
      Jenkins (set_origin_base_branch_head in
      https://git.tails.boum.org/jenkins-jobs/tree/macros/builders.yaml),
      that ensures that a reproducibly_build_Tails_ISO_* job builds
      from the commit used by the first build. (Closes: #16730)

  * Test suite
    - Fix mistake with execute() vs spawn() when starting the upgrader.
    - Don't filter during pcap capture, instead let's just apply the
      same filtering when we are inspecting the pcap files. This way
      any pcap file saved on failure will include the full capture,
      and not just the packets sent by the system under testing, which
      sometimes makes it hard to understand what is going on.
    - Also include the content of /var/log/tor/log in $scenario.tor
      when tor failed to bootstrap (refs: #16793)
    - Don't flood the debug logger with tor@default's journal
      contents.
    - Power off system under testing after scenario. Until now we have
      relied on either one of the generated "snapshot restore" steps
      or the "[Given] a computer" step to implicitly stop the old VM
      when we move on to a new scenario. That meant the old VM was
      still running during the new scenarios @Before@ hooks. If the
      new scenario is tagged @check_tor_leaks that means we start its
      sniffer while the old VM is still running, possibly sending
      packets that then affect the new scenario. That would explain
      some myserious "Unexpected connections were made" failures we
      have seen (Closes: #11521).
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    - Upgrade Linux to 4.19.0-5 from sid (Closes: #16708).
    - Enable all available mitigations for the Microarchitectural Data
      Sampling (MDS) attacks and disable SMT on vulnerable CPUs
      (Closes: #16720).
    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 8.5 (Closes: #16337, #16706).
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    - Install Electrum 3.2.3-1 from our custom APT repository (Closes: #16708).
      The version in sid now displays a warning and exits, while 3.2.3-1 is
      still usable, in the rare cases when it manages to connect to the
      network, despite being affected by problematic phishing attacks which
      will only be solved once the package in Debian is updated to a newer
      upstream version.

  * Build system
    - Bump APT snapshot of the 'debian' archive to 2019051601, needed for
      the MDS mitigations.
    - Don't install the firmware-linux and firmware-linux-nonfree
      metapackages, as packages they pulled are already listed explicitly
      and one might run into version-related issues (Closes: #16708).

  * Minor improvements and updates
    - Remove some packages from the Tails image as their use is not
      widespread while consuming space for everyone. They can still be
      installed and upgraded through Additional Software (Closes: #15291).
      This includes: monkeysphere and msva-perl, gobby, hopenpgp-tools,
      keyringer, libgfshare-bin, monkeysign, paperkey, pitivi,
      pdf-redact-tools, pwgen, traverso, and ssss.
    - Fix missing translations in the Greeter (Closes: #13438).
    - Fix missing newline in unlock-veracrypt-volumes (Closes: #16696).
    - Port fillram to Python 3 (Closes: #15845).
    - Enable localization for new locales introduced in Tor Browser 8.5
      (Closes: #16637).
    - Re-introduce TopIcons GNOME Shell extension (Closes: #16709).
    - Improve internationalization of the Unlock VeraCrypt Volumes
      component (Closes: #16602).

  * Test suite
     - Make tails-security-check's SOCKS port test work when there's a live
       security advisory (Closes: #16701).
     - Make terminology more consistent.
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    - Install localization support packages for all tier-1 supported languages,
      and only those (Closes: #15807). Current tier-1 supported languages are:
      Arabic, German, English, Spanish, Farsi, French, Italian, Portuguese
      (Brazil), Russian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian.
    - Disable the TopIcons GNOME Shell extension (Closes: #16608).
      This extension causes crashes (#11188), does not work on Wayland
      (#8309, #12213) so long-term, we need to remove it anyway.
      In order to learn how much our users rely on this extension and
      on OpenPGP Applet, let's disable this extension for one Tails release.
      While TopIcons is disabled (by default):
      · Users can still use OpenPGP Applet via the system tray in the bottom
        left corner of the desktop.
      · Users who do need TopIcons for other reasons can enable it again
        with 1 command line.
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  * Security fixes
    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 8.0.9 (Closes: #16694).
    - Upgrade to Debian Stretch 9.9 (Closes: #16670).
    - Upgrade Thunderbird to 60.6.1 (Closes: #16641).

  * Bugfixes
    - Fix Thunderbird account setup wizard (Closes: #16573).
    - Display poweroff and reboot buttons even when locked (Closes: #15640).
    - Disable emergency shutdown during suspend (Closes: #11729).
    - Provide feedback while starting Onion Circuits (Closes: #16350).
    - Associate .key files with Seahorse (Closes: #15213).
      This partially fixes importing OpenPGP keys from GNOME Files.
    - Don't show spurious notification about "TailsData" while setting
      up a persistent volume (Closes: #16632).

  * Minor improvements and updates
    - Add a suspend button to status-menu-helper (Closes: #14556).
    - status-menu-helper: clean up and refactor.
    - Drop CSS hacks for the uBlock log window (Closes: #16206).
    - Polish 04-change-gids-and-uids code style (Closes: #16322).
    - Create persistence.conf backup in a more robust manner (Closes: #16568).
    - Make the WhisperBack .desktop file translatable in Transifex
      (Closes: #6486).

  * Build system
    - Don't fail the build if Tor Browser supports new locales that we don't ship
      a spellchecking dictionary for (#15807).
    - Fix apt-cacher-ng cache shrinking (Closes: #16020).
    - Remove obsolete usr.bin.onioncircuits AppArmor profile (Closes: #12170).
      All Tails current branches now install onioncircuits 0.6-0.0tails1,
      which ships a more current AppArmor profile than the one we
      have in our own Git tree.
    - Install Electrum from sid (Closes: #16642).
    - Avoid new "render" group stealing a GID we have already statically
      allocated to another group (Closes: #16649).

  * Test suite
    - Disable tests about notifications in case of MAC spoofing failure:
      we have a well-known bug here and these tests do nothing but confirm
      it again and again, which brings no value and has a cost (#10774).
    - Clarify what WebM scenarios are fragile (#10442).
    - Avoid zombies by waiting for killed child processes to exit (#14948).

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  * Major changes
    - Upgrade Linux to 4.19.28-1 (Closes: #16390, #16469, #16552).
    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 8.0.7 (Closes: #16559).
    - Upgrade Thunderbird to 65.1.0 (Closes: #16422).
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  * Security fixes
    - Upgrade LDB to 2:1.1.27-1+deb9u1 (DSA-4397-1).
    - Upgrade OpenJPEG to 2.1.2-1.1+deb9u3 (DSA-4405-1).
    - Upgrade OpenSSL 1.0 to 1.0.2r-1~deb9u1 (DSA-4400-1).
    - Upgrade OpenSSH to 1:7.4p1-10+deb9u6 (DSA-4387-2).
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  * Bugfixes
    - Upgrade tor to 0.3.5.8-1~d90.stretch+1 (Closes: #16348).
    - Ensure Additional Software doesn't try to download packages that are
      in persistent cache (Closes: #15957).
    - Improve chances of recovering a lost persistence configuration
      (Closes: #10976).
    - Tor Launcher: add langpacks to enable localization again
      (Closes: #16338).
    - Migrate away from buggy Chinese input method: switch from ibus-pinyin
      to ibus-libpinyin + ibus-chewing (Closes: #11292).
    - Fix crash in Whisperback when additional persistent APT repositories
      are configured (Closes: #16563).
    - Give visual feedback while starting Whisperback (Closes: #16333).
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  * Minor improvements and updates
    - Add feedback when opening VeraCrypt Mounter (Closes: #16334).
    - Improve consistency in Additional Software's accessibility
      (Closes: #16110).
    - Fix missing accessibility support when opening a browser from a
      notification (Closes: #16475).
    - Refresh ublock-origin patch to apply cleanly on top of 1.18.4+dfsg-1
      (Closes: #16451)
    - Upgrade intel-microcode to 3.20180807a.2~deb9u1.
      Fixes CVE-2018-3615, CVE-2018-3620, CVE-2018-3646, CVE-2018-3639,
      CVE-2018-3640, CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5754.
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  * Build system
    - Lower memory requirements when building Tails by limiting the memory
      used by mksquashfs to 512M (Closes: #16177).
    - Remove obsolete check on Thunderbird addons (Closes: #16045).
    - Update Tails' APT GnuPG key expiration (Closes: #16420).
    - Optimize Git operations (share resources, fetch only the needed
      objects).
    - Clone submodules from the host's local repositories (Closes: #16476).
    - Drop useless manual initramfs update (Closes: #16452).
    - Add a sanity check on the size of the initramfs (Closes: #16452).
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  * Test suite
    - Add automated tests for Additional Software GUI (Closes: #14576,
      #14596).
    - Add automated tests on the backup persistence configuration
      (Closes: #16461).
    - Adjust test for Thunderbird 60.5.1 (Closes: #16555).
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    - Upgrade cURL to 7.52.1-5+deb9u9 (DSA-4386).
    - Upgrade Qt 5 to 5.7.1+dfsg-3+deb9u1 (DSA-4374).
    - Upgrade OpenSSH to 1:7.4p1-10+deb9u5 (DSA-4387).
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    - Make the USB image the main supported way to install Tails (refs: #15292).
      On first boot, grow the system partition to a size that's a factor
      of the size of the boot medium and randomize GUIDs (Closes: #15319).
    - Upgrade Linux to 4.19, version 4.19.13-1 (Closes: #16073, #16224).
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      Fixes CVE-2018-19985, CVE-2018-19406, CVE-2018-16862, CVE-2018-18397,
      CVE-2018-18397, CVE-2018-18397, CVE-2018-18397, CVE-2018-19824,
      CVE-2018-14625.
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    - Upgrade to the Debian Stretch 9.6 point-release.

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    - Upgrade OpenSSL to 1.0.2q-1~deb9u1 (DSA-4355-1).
    - Upgrade libarchive to 3.2.2-2+deb9u1 (DSA-4360-1).
    - Upgrade GnuTLS to 3.5.8-5+deb9u4 (CVE-2018-10844, CVE-2018-10845).
    - Upgrade libgd3 to 2.2.4-2+deb9u3 (CVE-2018-1000222, CVE-2018-5711).
    - Upgrade libmspack to 0.5-1+deb9u3 (CVE-2018-18584, CVE-2018-18585).
    - Upgrade libopenmpt to 0.2.7386~beta20.3-3+deb9u3 (CVE-2018-10017).
    - Upgrade libx11 to 2:1.6.4-3+deb9u1 (CVE-2018-14598, CVE-2018-14599,
      CVE-2018-14600).
    - Upgrade libxcursor to 1:1.1.14-1+deb9u2 (CVE-2015-9262).
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  * Bugfixes
    - Fix Totem's access to the Internet when it's started from the Applications
      menu.
    - Rename HTP pools to avoid confusion (Closes: #15428).
    - Fix memory erasure on shutdown with systemd v239+, by mounting
      a dedicated tmpfs on /run/initramfs instead of trying to remount /run
      with the "exec" option (Closes: #16097).
    - Make the KeePassX wrapper dialog translatable.
    - Fix detection of first Thunderbird run.

  * Minor improvements and updates
    - Upgrade tor to 0.3.4.9-1~d90.stretch+1.
    - Upgrade Mesa to 18.2.6-1~bpo9+1, libdrm to 2.4.95-1~bpo9+1,
      and libglvnd to 1.1.0-1~bpo9+1.
    - Upgrade firmware-linux and firmware-nonfree to 20190114-1.
    - Upgrade amd64-microcode to 3.20181128.1.
    - Upgrade intel-microcode to 3.20180807a.2~bpo9+1.
    - Remove the boot readahead feature (Closes: #15915).
      In most supported use cases, it did not improve boot time anymore,
      or even increases it.
    - Require TLS 1.2 in our Upgrader and tails-security-check (Closes: 11815).
    - Enable O_CREAT restriction in /tmp directories for FIFOs and regular
      files (Closes: #16072).
    - Upgrade systemd to 240-4~bpo9+0tails1 (Closes: #16352).
      Fixes CVE-2018-16864, CVE-2018-16865, and CVE-2018-16866.
    - Upgrade Enigmail to 2.0.8-5~deb9u1 (Closes: #15657).
    - Upgrade Torbirdy to 0.2.6-1~bpo9+1 (Closes: #15661).
    - Modify Torbirdy configuration in a way that's easier to maintain.
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    - Make the build of the USB image reproducible (Closes: #15985).
    - Allow specifying which set of APT snapshots shall be used during
      the build, with the APT_SNAPSHOTS_SERIALS build option (Closes: #15107).
    - Fix more GIDs and display more information when changing UIDs or GIDs
      fails (Closes: #16036).
    - Remove obsolete patches, refresh remaining ones to apply on top
      of currently installed packages version.
    - Disable irrelevant recurring jobs in Vagrant build box (refs: #16177)
      that increase the chance of FTBFS due to mksquashfs being reaped
      by the OOM killer.
    - Adjust for recent GnuPG error'ing out when it has no controlling terminal.

  * Test suite
    - Adjust test suite for USB image:
      - Add tests that exercise behavior on first boot from a device
        installed using the USB image (Closes: #16003).
      - Drop tests for use cases we don't support anymore with the introduction
        of the USB image (refs: #16004).
      - Adjust remaining tests to focus on main supported use cases,
        i.e. Tails installed from a USB image (refs: #16004.
    - In scenarios where we simulate MAC spoofing failure, test safety-critical
      properties even if the desktop notification is buggy (refs: #10774).
    - Update expected title for our Redmine (Closes: #16237).
    - Update expected image for OpenPGP key search.