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  * Security fixes
    - 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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  * Bugfixes
    - 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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  * Major changes
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    - Replace all locale-specific fonts and standard X.Org fonts with
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      the Noto fonts collection (Closes: #9956).
    - 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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  * Security fixes
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    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 8.0.8 (Closes: #16606, MFSA-2019-10).
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    - Upgrade NTFS-3G to 1:2016.2.22AR.1+dfsg-1+deb9u1 (DSA-4413-1).
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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 Tor Browser to 8.0.6 (MFSA-2019-05; Closes: #16437).
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    - Upgrade LibreOffice to 1:5.2.7-1+deb9u5 (DSA-4381).
    - 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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  * Major changes
    - 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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    - Remove Liferea (Closes: #11082, #15776).
    - Upgrade to the Debian Stretch 9.6 point-release.

  * Security fixes
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    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 8.0.5 (MFSA-2019-02; Closes: #16388).
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    - Upgrade Thunderbird to 60.4.0 (DSA-4362-1; Closes: #16261).
    - 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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    - Upgrade NetworkManager to 1.6.2-3+deb9u2+0.tails1 (CVE-2018-15688).
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    - Upgrade wpa to 2:2.4-1+deb9u2 (CVE-2018-14526).
    - Upgrade zeromq3 to 4.2.1-4+deb9u1 (CVE-2019-6250).
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    - Upgrade APT to 1.4.9 (DSA-4371-1).
    - Upgrade GhostScript to 9.26a~dfsg-0+deb9u1 (DSA-4372-1).
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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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    - Tell the user they need to use sudo when they attempt to use su
      (Closes: #15583).
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  * Build system
    - 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.

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  * Security fixes
    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 8.0.4-build2 (Closes: #16193).
    - Upgrade Thunderbird to 60.3.0-1~deb9u1.0tails1 (Closes: #16118).
    - Thunderbird: unconditionally disable Autocrypt, as it is not safe in
      its current state (See: #15923, Closes: #16186).
    - Upgrade Linux to 4.18.20 and aufs to 4.18.11+-20181119
      (Closes: #16145).
    - Upgrade cURL to 7.52.1-5+deb9u8 (DSA-4331).
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    - Upgrade Perl to 5.24.1-3+deb9u5 (DSA-4347).
    - Upgrade Policykit to 0.105-18+deb9u1 (DSA-4350).
    - Upgrade Samba to 2:4.5.12+dfsg-2+deb9u4 (DSA-4345).
    - Upgrade OpenSSL to 1.1.0j-1~deb9u1 (DSA-4348).
    - Upgrade libtiff to 4.0.8-2+deb9u4 (DSA-4349).

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    - Tails Upgrader:
      · Improve support for incremental upgrades to avoid issues with
        partially applied upgrades (Closes: #14754).
      · Add a prompt after the IUK has been downloaded so the user can
        control when the network will be disabled; previously this was
        done without users having a say, possibly leading to confusion and
        lost work (Closes: #15282).
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    - Thunderbird: always set locale according to environment (Closes: #16113).

  * Minor improvements and updates
    - Remove packages which were needed for getTorBrowserUserAgent
      (Closes: #16024).
    - Fix persistence configuration window opening on full screen
      (Closes: #15894).
    - Time sync: don't temporarily increase tor's log level when using
      bridges/PTs (Closes: #15743).
    - Warn about non-free software depending on the host operating system
      and/or virtualization stack (Closes: #16195).

  * Build system
    - Create USB image after building the ISO, and include it in build
      artifacts (Closes: #15984, #15985, #15990).
    - Release process: adapt to IDF v2 (Closes: #16171).

  * Test suite
    - Add new Using "VeraCrypt encrypted volumes" feature, with scenarios
      split into two parts: "Unlock VeraCrypt Volumes" and "GNOME Disks"
      (Closes: #14469, #14471, #15238, #15239).
    - Reintroduce "Clock is one day in the future in bridge mode" test
      (Closes: #15743).
    - Make starting apps via GNOME Activities Overview more robust
      (Closes: #13469).
    - Check for "Upgrading the system" and adjust to "Upgrade successfully
      downloaded" new UI (See: #14754, #15282).
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  * Security fixes
    - Harden sudo config to avoid potential future privilege escalation
      (Closes: #15829).
    - Upgrade Linux to 4.18 and aufs to 4.18-20181008 (Closes: #15936).
    - Upgrade the snapshot of the Debian archive to 2018100901 accordingly.
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    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 8.0.3-build1 (Closes: #16067).
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  * Bugfixes
    - Fix installation of mesa/stretch-backports by installing libwayland*
      from stretch-backports (Closes: #15846).
    - Tor Browser AppArmor profile patch: update to apply cleanly on top
      of torbrowser-launcher 0.2.9-5.
    - Additional Software: fix issues spotted during the code review
      (Closes: #15838).
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    - Additional Software: make sure to offer persistence only for newly
      installed packages, avoiding inconsistency (Closes: #15983).
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    - Improve button labels in confirmation dialogs of the Tails installer
      (Closes: #11501).
    - Hardcode User Agent in htpdate.user-agent (Closes: #15912), as the
      Tor Browser doesn't expose it anymore.
    - Fix encoding-related crashes in Tails Installer (Closes: #15166).
    - Set the Firefox preferences to spoof English, to avoid leaking
      information about locale settings (Closes: #16029).
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    - VeraCrypt: Hide PIM entries in GNOME Shell and Disks, since a newer
      cryptsetup would be needed (Closes: #16031).
    - VeraCrypt: Fix support for multiple encryption, by iterating over
      all children in the device-mapper tree (Closes: #15967).
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    - Update translations.

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    - Add dmsetup and losetup output in WhisperBack reports to help debug
      VeraCrypt-related issues (Closes: #15966).
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    - Let AppArmor allow access to /usr/local/share/mime, reducing noise
      in logs due to many DENIED entries (Closes: #15965).
    - Use proper stem.connection module in onion-grater instead of trying
      to read the auth cookie manually: that's fragile and breaks some use
      cases (e.g. custom auth cookie).
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    - Unlock VeraCrypt Volumes: Improve internationalization support.
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  * Test suite
    - Ensure the test suite doesn't break when changing the headline of
      /home (Closes: #12156).
    - Update test suite for updated button labels in confirmation dialogs
      of the Tails installer (Closes: #11501).
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    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 8.0.2, based on Firefox 60.2.1 (Closes: #16017).
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    - Upgrade Thunderbird to 60.0-3~deb9u1.0tails2 (Closes: #15959). Also
      imported the same security fixes that caused Tor Browser 8.0.2.
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    - Upgrade curl to 7.52.1-5+deb9u7 (DSA-4286).
    - Upgrade Ghostscript to 9.20~dfsg-3.2+deb9u5 (DSA-4294).
    - Upgrade libarchive-zip-perl to 1.59-1+deb9u1 (DSA-4300).
    - Upgrade libkpathsea6 to 2016.20160513.41080.dfsg-2+deb9u1 (DSA-4299).
    - Upgrade LittleCMS 2, aka. liblcms2-2, to 2.8-4+deb9u1 (DSA-4284).
    - Upgrade Python 2.7 to 2.7.13-2+deb9u3 (DSA-4306).
    - Upgrade Python 3.5 to 3.5.3-1+deb9u1 (DSA-4307).

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    - Make Thunderbird translated in non-English locales via
      intl.locale.requested, which works correctly since 60.0-3
      (Closes: #15942).
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    - Totem: backport AppArmor profile fix to allow opening the help
      (Closes: #15841)
    - Remove mutt, that was accidentally installed in 3.9 (Closes: #15904).
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    - Fix VeraCrypt volumes not being opened in GNOME Files (Closes: #15954).
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    - Fix displaying the "General" section in the Tor Browser preferences
      (Closes: #15917).
    - Fix APT pinning at Tails runtime for our custom APT repository
      and for Debian backports (Closes: #15837, #15973).

  * Minor improvements and updates
    - Upgrade tor to 0.3.4.8-1~d90.stretch+1 (Closes: #15889).
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  * Major changes
    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 8.0 (Closes: #15803, #15907).
      Notable user-visible changes and relevant details:
      · Adjust to the fact Tor Browser 8.0a10 replaces firefox with a wrapper.
      · Don't use the bundled copy of libstdc++.so.6, ours is recent enough.
      · Drop obsolete Torbutton prefs (Closes: #15706).
      · Switch back to 128px icons (Closes: #15081).
      · AppArmor profile: take into account new Firefox binary path.
    - Upgrade Thunderbird to 60.0 (Closes: #15792).
      Notable user-visible changes and relevant details:
      · AppArmor profile: patch to avoid conflicting x modifiers for ps(1).
    - Upgrade tor to 0.3.4.7-rc (Closes: #15772).

  * Security fixes
    - Upgrade Linux to 4.17.17-1 and intel-microcode to 3.20180807a.1
      This fixes CVE-2018-3620 aka. Foreshadow aka. L1 Terminal Fault
      (Closes: #15796).
    - Upgrade OpenSSH to 1:7.4p1-10+deb9u4 (DSA-4280).

  * Bugfixes
    - Fix Totem on Intel graphics cards by inlining the backported mesa
      and dri-enumerate abstractions into its AppArmor profile: they are needed
      with recent Mesa and libdrm (Closes: #15821). Regression introduced
      in 3.9~rc1.
    - Fix unlocking "hidden" TrueCrypt/VeraCrypt volumes via GNOME Shell
      (Closes: #15843).
    - Fix confusing error message when unlocking TrueCrypt/VeraCrypt volumes
      (Closes: #15733).
    - Revert to Stretch's X.Org nouveau video driver (Closes: #15833).
      It seems that the regression brought by the upgraded one
      is worse than the improvements reported after our call for testing.
      Regression introduced in 3.9~rc1.
    - Use the intel X.Org driver for Intel Corporation UHD Graphics 620.
    - Fix regressions introduced in 3.9~rc1 in/by Additional Software Packages:
      · Don't break new empty persistence configuration files creation when
        permissions are incorrect (Closes: #15802).
      · Fix UX when the user has specified a distribution or version
        for a given package in their live-additional-software.conf
        (Closes: #15822).
      · Don't show installation notifications on upgrade (Closes: #15879).
    - Make more Additional Software Packages strings translatable in the
      configuration dialog and PolicyKit messages.

  * Minor improvements and updates
    - Upgrade firmware-nonfree to 20180825-1.
    - Update the deb.torproject.org APT repository signing key.
    - Unlock VeraCrypt Volumes: add disclaimer (Closes: #15849).

  * Test suite
    - Update Thunderbird test suite for 60.0 (Closes: #15791).
    - Fix various robustness issues.
    - Make the Chutney nodes use a higher V3AuthVotingInterval to make client
      bootstrap more robust (Closes: #15799).
    - Update the Tor Launcher binary path.
    - Adjust to the fact "New Circuit for this Site" is now in the site
      information and not under the Torbutton anymore.
    - Delete unused images.
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  * Major changes
    - Integrate the Additional Software Packages feature into the desktop
      and revamp the interface of "Configure Persistent Volume".
    - Support TrueCrypt/VeraCrypt encrypted volumes on the desktop.
    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 8.0a9, based on Firefox 60 ESR (Closes: #15023).
      Notable user-visible changes and relevant details:
      · Drop search engine customization and stick to Tor Browser's defaults.
      · Upgrade uBlock Origin to its WebExtension version and now rely
        on the filter lists shipped in the Debian package.
      · Tweak the number of web content processes to work better with 2 GiB
        of RAM (Closes: #15716).
      · Revamp how we're handling our custom prefs, drop obsolete ones,
        reduce our delta with pristine Tor Browser.
    - Upgrade Thunderbird to 60.0b10 (Closes: #15091). Notable details:
      · Install Torbirdy 0.2.5 from stretch-backports and drop our patches
        that were merged upstream.
      · Enable the optional part of the fixes for EFAIL (Closes: #15602).
    - Upgrade Linux to 4.17 (Closes: #15763).
    - Upgrade tor to 0.3.4.6-rc (Closes: #15770).
    - Upgrade to Debian Stretch 9.5.
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  * Security fixes
    - Upgrade CUPS to 2.2.1-8+deb9u2 (DSA-4243).
    - Upgrade Exiv2 to 0.25-3.1+deb9u1 (DSA-4238).
    - Upgrade FUSE to 2.9.7-1+deb9u1 (DSA-4257).
    - Upgrade GDM to 3.22.3-3+deb9u2 (DSA-4270).
    - Upgrade libsoup to 2.56.0-2+deb9u2 (DSA-4241).
    - Upgrade Imagemagick to 8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-11+deb9u5 (DSA-4245).
    - Upgrade ffmpeg to 7:3.2.12-1~deb9u1 (DSA-4258, DSA-4249).
    - Upgrade libmspack to 0.5-1+deb9u2 (DSA-4260).
    - Upgrade Samba to 2:4.5.12+dfsg-2+deb9u3 (DSA-4271).
    - Upgrade the Apache XML Security for C++ library to 1.7.3-4+deb9u1
      (DSA-4265).

  * Bugfixes
    - Don't display the Enigmail configuration wizard in every Tails session
      (Closes: #15693, #15746). Fix against Tails 3.8.
    - Make the torstatus GNOME Shell extension actually translatable
      (Closes: #15715). Fix against the first Tails release that included
      this extension.
    - Drop Icedove → Thunderbird migration code which started causing trouble.
    - Tails Installer:
      · Link to upgrade documentation when upgrading (Closes: #7904).
      · Show the reinstall option only when the device is big enough to make
        a full reinstallation (Closes: #14810).
      · Make the main window fit in a 600px-high screen (Closes: #14849).
      · Show the correct device size in the reinstall confirmation dialog
        (Closes: #15590).
    - Tails Greeter: don't display file:/// URLs to users (Closes: #15582).

  * Minor improvements and updates
    - Install Mesa and libdrm* from stretch-backports and upgrade the Nouveau
      X.Org video driver to 1.0.15. This improves support for some graphics
      cards such as NVIDIA Pascal series (Closes: #14910)
    - htpdate: improve diagnostics output when the date header can't be fetched.
    - Onion Grater: support named AppArmor profiles.
    - Update Onion Grater's config for new Tor Browser AppArmor profile name.
    - Enable e10s in the Unsafe Browser.
    - Delete all search plugins for the Unsafe Browser (Closes: #15708).
    - Display a deprecation warning when starting Liferea (#11082).
    - Upgrade VirtualBox guest modules to 5.2.16-dfsg-3~bpo9+2.
    - Use Tor Browser for browsing the documentation even when offline
      (Closes: #15720).
    - Provide feedback while Tor Browser, "Tails documentation"
      or "Report an error" are starting (Closes: #15101).
    - WhisperBack: remove the right pane (Closes: #7180).
    - tails-debugging-info: return machine-readable, structured data.
      Adjust WhisperBack accordingly (Closes: #8514). This paves the way
      towards more usable bug reports (#8722).
    - Port lots of our Perl code to more lightweight libraries.
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      configuration interface.
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    - Do not hide applications that require an admin password (Closes: #11013).
    - Try unlocking every persistent volume when multiple ones are
      available (Closes: #15653).
    - Upgrade Electrum to 3.1.3-1~bpo9+1.
    - Upgrade most firmware to 20180518-1.
    - Upgrade Intel microcode to 3.20180703.2~bpo9+1.
    - Upgrade AMD microcode to 3.20180524.1.

  * Build system
    - Drop AppArmor feature set pinning: this is now done in Debian Stretch
      (Closes: #15341).
    - Remove the now unused deb.torproject.org sid APT source (Closes: #15638).
    - Install OnionShare from our custom APT repo instead of from sid.
      We've mistakenly tracked sid for a while and it has become a problem,
      so stick to the version that works for us until Tails 4.0.
    - Fix building the ISO on zfs by dropping the cache=none setting for
      vmproxy's storage (Closes: #14404).
    - Update the Vagrant basebox for any change under vagrant/.
      Previously, some relevant changes were not effective until something under
      vagrant/definitions/tails-builder/ was changed.
    - Make intltool ignore .py files: `intltool-update --maintain` seems to be
      buggy with .py files.
    - Refresh our CUPS AppArmor profile patch to apply on 2.2.1-8+deb9u2.
    - Make it more obvious that the .orig file check is fatal (Closes: #15727).
    - Delete baseboxes once they're 6 months old instead of 4.
      This is more in line with the delay between our major releases these days.
    - Rename /usr/share/amnesia to /usr/share/tails. It was about time.
    - Abort the build if /etc/{passwd,group} has changed (Closes: #15419).
      Such changes can break Tails after an automatic upgrade was applied
      so let's detect it ASAP. Consequently, ensure a few GIDs  that wanted
      to play musical chairs  are the same as in Tails 3.8 (Closes: #15695).
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      whose name matches ^geoclue.
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  * Test suite
    - Adjust to the new tails-persistence-setup API.
    - Update the Tor Browser's AppArmor profile name.
    - Re-enable the "I can print the current page […]" test.
    - Update tests wrt. the fact tails-upgrade-frontend-wrapper was ported
      to Python (Closes: #15379).
    - Make a test more robust by waiting for the page to have loaded.
    - Adjust to the fact the WhisperBack debugging info is now configured
      in a machine-readable file.
    - Remove test for tails-debugging-info, that has been a no-op for a while.
    - Adjust for Tor Browser 8.
    - Make the "I open the address" step more robust and accordingly
      stop marking the tests that use it in the Unsafe Browser
      as fragile (refs: #14771).
    - De-duplicate a number of images of standard GTK+ 3 widgets.
    - Make the audio and WebM tests more robust.
    - Make the "I start the Tor Browser in offline mode" step more robust.
    - Make the "AppArmor has (not )? denied" step more robust.
    - Don't try and use XVFB_PID if it's not set (Closes: #15730).
    - Adjust Pidgin test to use a certificate that's still in Debian
      (Closes: #15762).
    - Use a hopefully more reliable public GnuPG key and make tests
      more robust against new subkeys being added (Closes: #15771).
    - Stop hard-coding the list of RTL Tor Browser locales.
    - Fix the "Unsafe Browser can be used in all languages supported in Tails"
      test for locales that have a translated homepage (Closes: #11711).
    - Take into account that apt(8) won't return when run in the remote shell
      with the ASP hooks enabled.

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    - Upgrade Enigmail to 2.0.7 (partly fixes #15602 aka. EFAIL).
    - Upgrade libgcrypt to 1.7.6-2+deb9u3 (DSA-4231-1).
    - Upgrade perl to 5.24.1-3+deb9u4 (DSA-4226-1).

  * Bugfixes
    - Thunderbird: fix importing public OpenPGP keys from email attachments
      (Closes: #15610).
    - Make the Unsafe Browser home page translatable again (Closes: #15461).

  * Minor improvements
    - Don't display the "Know your rights" message on Thunderbird first run.
    - Move Thunderbird's default userChrome.css to /etc/thunderbird, just like
      we do for Tor Browser, for easier upgrade handling.
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      - Partially fixes EFAIL.
      - Fixes importing OpenPGP keys from keyservers with Enigmail.
      - Accordingly refresh our Thunderbird AppArmor profile patch.
    - Upgrade cURL to 7.52.1-5+deb9u6 (DSA-4202-1).
    - Upgrade GnuPG (modern) 2.1.18-8~deb9u2 (DSA-4222-1).
    - Upgrade GnuPG (legacy) to 1.4.21-4+deb9u1 (DSA-4223-1).
    - Upgrade Git to 1:2.11.0-3+deb9u3 (DSA-4212-1).
    - Upgrade PackageKit to 1.1.5-2+deb9u1 (DSA-4207-1).
    - Upgrade procps to 2:3.3.12-3+deb9u1 (DSA-4208-1).
    - Upgrade wavpack to 5.0.0-2+deb9u2 (DSA-4197-1).
    - Upgrade wget to 1.18-5+deb9u2 (DSA-4195-1).
    - Upgrade xdg-utils to 1.1.1-1+deb9u1 (DSA-4211-1).

  * Bugfixes
    - Fix setting a screen locker password with non-ASCII characters
      (Closes: #15636).
    - WhisperBack:
      - Rename the WhisperBack launcher to "WhisperBack Error Reporting"
        so that users have a better chance to understand what it does
        (Closes: #6432)
      - Ensure debugging info in Whisperback reports don't contain email
        signature markers so that email clients forward it in full
        (Closes: #15468).
      - Wrap text written by the user to 70 chars (Closes: #11689).

  * Minor improvements
    - The "Tails documentation" desktop launcher now opens /doc instead of
      the aging /getting_started that confused people during user testing
      (Closes: #15575).

  * Test suite
    - Update to match "Tails documentation" behaviour change.
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    - Upgrade OpenSSL to 1.1.0f-3+deb9u2 (DSA-4157).
    - Upgrade Perl to 5.24.1-3+deb9u3 (DSA-4172).
    - Upgrade Libre Office to 1:5.2.7-1+deb9u4 (DSA-4178).
    - Upgrade libmad to 0.15.1b-8+deb9u1 (DSA-4192).

  * Bugfixes
    - Enable the removal of OpenPGP keyblock in Whisperback (closes: #7797).
    - Show the logo in Whisperback's About menu (closes: #13198).
    - Use the same font in all the Whisperback report (Closes: #11272).
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    - Stop installing python-qt4 and python-trezor (Closes: #15391).
    - Make WhisperBack easier to find in the GNOME Overview (Closes: #13299).
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  * Security fixes
    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 7.5.3 (MFSA 2018-10, Closes: #15459).
    - Upgrade Thunderbird to 1:52.7.0-1~deb9u1.0tails1 (DSA-4155,
      Closes: #15471).
    - Upgrade libicu to 57.1-6+deb9u2 (DSA-4150).
    - Upgrade intel-microcode to 3.20180312.1~bpo9+1. Implements
      IBRS/IBPB/STIPB support, Spectre-v2 mitigation for: Sandybridge,
      Ivy Bridge, Haswell, Broadwell, Skylake, Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake
      (Closes: #15173).

  * Bugfixes
    - Tor Browser AppArmor profile:
     * Grant the main Firefox process access to machine-id: needed for
       IBus support (Closes: #15437).
     * Allow access to extensions installed by the user such as Tails
       Verification (Closes: #15434).
    - Remove packages needed to support Video Acceleration API
      (VA-API) because they breaks opening GNOME Settings and Totem in
      Tails 3.6 on some computers (only NVIDIA for now but perhaps
      other hardware is affected). (Closes: #15433, #15449)
    - Upgrade Linux to 4.15.11-1 and bump the aufs submodule (Closes:
      #15456, #15457).
    - tails-documentation script:
      * open translated documentation page in Tor Browser when online
        (Closes: #15371).
      * use documented syntax for os.execv (Refs: #15332)
      * re-add support for passing a HTML anchor as the second
        argument.
    - Fix issue where the tails-persistence-setup user's guid would be
      changed when it was the uid that was intended (Closes: #15422).
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    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 7.5.2 (MFSA 2018-08 i.e. CVE-2018-5146).
    - Upgrade libvorbis to 1.3.5-4+deb9u2 (DSA 4140-1 aka. CVE-2018-5146).
    - Upgrade curl to 7.52.1-5+deb9u5 (DSA 4136-1).
    - Upgrade samba to 2:4.5.12+dfsg-2+deb9u2 (DSA 4135-1).

  * Bugfixes
    - Fix ISO build reproducibility (Closes: #15400)
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    - Upgrade to Thunderbird 52.6.0. (Closes: #15298)
    - Enable Thunderbird AppArmor profile. (Closes: 11973)
    - Upgrade Linux to 4.15.0-1. (Closes: #15309).
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    - Upgrade Intel processor microcode firmware. (Closes: #15173).
    - Upgrade poppler to 0.48.0-2+deb9u1. (CVE-2017-14929, CVE-2017-1000456)
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    - Upgrade ffmpeg to 7:3.2.10-1~deb9u1. (CVE-2017-17081)
    - Upgrade libtasn1-6 to 4.10-1.1+deb9u1. (CVE-2017-10790, CVE-2018-6003)
    - Upgrade Libre Office to 1:5.2.7-1+deb9u2. (CVE-2018-6871)
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    - Upgrade isc-dhcp to 4.3.5-3+deb9u1 (CVE-2017-3144, CVE-2018-5732,
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      trusted GnuPG homedir with stricter permissions, then making it looser.
      (Closes: #7037)
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    - Drop (broken) Thunderbird dedicated SocksPort. (Closes: #12460)
    - Drop customized update-ca-certificates.service. (Closes: #14756)
    - Update AppArmor cupsd profile. (Closes: #15029)
    - Improve UX when GDM does not start. (Closes: #14521)
    - Install packages needed to support Video Acceleration API.
      (Closes: #14580)
    - Upgrade aufs-dkms for Linux 4.15. (Closes: #15132).
    - Ship pdf-redact-tools, thanks to dachary <loic@dachary.org>.
      (Closes: #15052)
    - Additional Software Packages: convert to python3 and PEP-8.
      (Closes: #15198)
    - Additional Software Packages: do not check for updates every time the
      network gets reconnected. (Closes: #9819)
    - Revert to xorg-xserver from Stretch. (Closes: #15232)
    - Open Tails documentation in Tor Browser when online. (Closes: #15332)
    - Disable Enigmail's Memory Hole feature. (Closes: #15201)
    - Persistence Setup: stop depending on Synaptic. (Closes: #15263)

  * Bugfixes
    - Additional Software Packages: fix the "incomplete online upgrade
      process" bug in offline mode (Closes: #14570)
    - Additional Software Packages: do not block Desktop opening.
      (Closes: #9059)
    - Install OpenPGP Applet 1.1. (Closes: #6398).
    - Repair rng-tools using a real start-stop-daemon program.
      (Closes: #15344)
    - Tails installer: fix bug with unicode status messages. (Closes: #15254)
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    - Abort if tails-custom-apt-sources failed.
    - Abort the ISO build when DKMS modules are not built. (Closes: #14789).
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    - Ensure the SquashFS has /etc/hostname properly configured.
      (Closes: #15322)
    - Bump builder VM's RAM. (Closes: #15310)
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  * Test suite
    - Log the list of systemd jobs when systemctl is-system-running fails.
      (Closes: #14772).
    - Allow more time for 'systemctl is-system-running' to succeed.
    - Only support SikuliX, not Sikuli.
    - Disable SPICE clipboard sharing.
    - Don't flood the debug logger with the journal contents.
    - Rescue exception.
    - Enter a name into the Thunderbird account configuration.
      (Closes: #11256)
    - Fix the "I do not see ..." step's case. (Closes: #14929)
    - Mark scenarios that use the "The Report an Error launcher will…" step
      as fragile (Closes: #15321)
    - Test that Tor Browser opens docs when online. (Closes: #15332)
    - Adapt test after warning moved to after Unsafe Browser verification
      dialog. (Closes: #8775)
    - Dogtailify electrum.feature.
    - Add additional software packages feature. (Closes: #14572)
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  * Security fixes
    - Upgrade amd64-microcode to 3.20171205.1, for the mitigation
      against Spectre (CVE-2017-5715) (Closes: #15148).
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    - Upgrade Thunderbird to 1:52.5.2-2~deb9u1.0tails1 (Closes: #15033)
    - Upgrade gdk-pixbuf to 2.36.5-2+deb9u2.0tails1 (Closes: #15177).
    - Upgrade bind9 to 1:9.10.3.dfsg.P4-12.3+deb9u4.
    - Upgrade libxml2 to 2.9.4+dfsg1-2.2+deb9u2.

  * Minor improvements
    - Upgrade Linux to 4.14.13, which is the first kernel that has the
      "[x86] microcode/AMD: Add support for fam17h microcode loading"
      commit, that's needed to load the AMD fam17h microcode for
      mitigating the Spectre vulnerability (CVE-2017-5715).

  * Bugfixes
    - Drop Claws Mail persistence setting migration. Whenever
      persistent Claws Mail setting is enabled, this creates an empty
      ~/.icedove/ directory, that prevents Thunderbird from starting
      (Closes: #12734).
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      time syncing resulted in a shift back in time (Closes: #14250).
    - Tails Installer: when cloning Tails to another USB drive, check
      if the target device has enough space *before* any destructive
      actions are made (Closes: #14622).
    - Tor Browser: make "Print to file" work again, for all locales
      (Closes: #13403, #15024).

  * Build system
    - Fix option passed to cmp: -q is not supported but --quiet is.
      Spotted on feature/buster that's the first branch that exercises
      this code, but there's no reason to fix it only there.

  * Test suite
    - Adapt tests for Tor Launcher 0.2.14.3, i.e. the one shipped with
      Tor Browser 7.5 in Tails 3.5 (Closes: #15064).
    - Add support for creating arbitrarily sized partitions.
    - Add a "Try cloning Tails to a too small partition" scenario
      (regression test for #14622).
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    - Upgrade curl to 7.52.1-5+deb9u3.
    - Upgrade enigmail to 2:1.9.9-1~deb9u1.
    - Upgrade gimp to 2.8.18-1+deb9u1.
    - Upgrade imagemagick to 8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-11+deb9u4.
    - Upgrade libav (ffmpeg) to 7:3.2.9-1~deb9u1.
    - Upgrade libxcursor to 1:1.1.14-1+deb9u1.
    - Upgrade libxml-libxml-perl to 2.0128+dfsg-1+deb9u1.
    - Upgrade poppler to 0.48.0-2+deb9u1.
    - Upgrade rsync to 3.1.2-1 3.1.2-1+deb9u1.
    - Upgrade samba to 2:4.5.12+dfsg-2+deb9u1.
    - Upgrade sensible-utils to 0.0.9+deb9u1.
    - Upgrade tor to 0.3.1.9-1~d90.stretch+1.

  * Minor improvements
    - Display TopIcons systray on the left of the system menu. This
      fixes #14796 (on Buster, it is displayed in the middle of the
      screen, on the left of the clock) and an annoying UX problem we
      have on Stretch: OpenPGP applet is in the middle of icons that
      share the exact same (modern, GNOME Shell-like) behaviour, which
      is disturbing when opening one of the modern menus and moving
      the mouse left/right to the others, because in the middle one
      icon won't react as expected, and the nice blue bottom border
      continuity is broken.
    - Use the "intel" X.Org driver for integrated graphics in Intel
      i5-7300HQ (Closes: #14990).
    - Enable HashKnownHosts in the OpenSSH client (Closes: #14995).
      Debian enables HashKnownHosts by default via /etc/ssh/ssh_config
      for good reasons, let's not revert to the upstream default.
    - Pin the AppArmor feature set to the Stretch's kernel one. Linux
      4.14 brings new AppArmor mediation features and the policy
      shipped in Stretch may not be ready for it. So let's disable
      these new features to avoid breaking stuff: it's too hard to
      check if all the policy for apps we ship (and that users install
      themselves) has the right rules to cope with these new mediation
      features.

  * Bugfixes
    - Don't delete downloaded debs after install (Closes: #10958).
    - Install xul-ext-ublock-origin from sid to make the dashboard
      work again(Closes: #14993). Thanks to cacahuatl
      <cacahuatl@autistici.org> for the patch!
    - Additional software feature: use debconf priority critical to
      prevent failure when installing packages otherwise requiring
      manual configuration (Closes: #6038)
    - Don't include anything under /lib/live/mount/medium/ in the
      readahead list (Closes: #14964). This fixes the boot time
      regression introduced in Tails 3.3.

  * Build system
    - Display a more helpful error message when the 'origin' remote
      does not point to the official Tails Git repository. This task
      calls git_base_branch_head() which relies on the fact 'origin'
      points to our official repo.
    - Vagrant: never build the wiki early. This has caused several
      issues throughout the years, the lastest instance being the
      reopening of #14933. (Closes: #14933)
    - Install libelf-dev during the time we need it for building DKMS modules.
    - Make the DKMS build hook verbose, and display DKMS modules build
      logs on failure. This hook is a recurring cause of headaches,
      let's simplify debugging.
    - Remove obsolete duplicate build of the virtualbox-guest DKMS
      module.

  * Test suite
    - Log the list of systemd jobs when systemctl is-system-running
      fails (Closes: #14772). Listing the units is not enough: in most
      cases I've seen, is-system-running returns "starting" which
      means the job queue is not empty, and to debug that we need the
      list of jobs.
    - Only support SikuliX; drop support for Sikuli.
    - Disable SPICE clipboard sharing in the guest. It could only mess
      things up, and in fact has confused me by suddenly setting my
      *host's* clipboard to "ATTACK AT DAWN"... :)
    - Decode Base64.decode64 return value appropriately; it returns
      strings encoded in ASCII-8bit.
    - Don't flood the debug logger with the journal contents.
    - Handle case where $vm is undefined during an extremely early
      scenario failure.
    - Allow more time for 'systemctl is-system-running' to
      succeed. (Refs: #14772)
    - Make Sikuli attempt to find replacements on FindFailed by
      employing fuzz, or "lowering the similarity factor". The
      replacements (if found) are saved among the artifacts, and
      serves as potential drop-in-replacements for outdated
      images. The main use case for this is when the font
      configuration in Tails changes, which normally invalidates a
      large part of our images given that our default high similarity
      factor. We also add the `--fuzzy-image-matching` where the
      replacements are used in case of FindFailed, so the tests can
      proceed beyond the first FindFailed. The idea is that a full
      test suite run will produce replacements for potentially *all*
      outdated images.
    - Fix our findAny() vs findfailed_hook. For findAny() it might be
      expected that some images won't be found, so we shouldn't use
      our findfailed_hook, which is about dealing with the situation
      where images need to be updated.
    - Make sure Pidgin's D-Bus policy changes are applied (Closes:
      #15007). Without the HUP there's a race that we sometimes lose.
    - Nump the Unsafe Browser's start page image (Closes: #15006).
    - Hot-plug a 'pcnet' network device instead of 'virtio' on Sid,
      since the latter is not detected on Sid (Closes: #14819).
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  * Major changes
    - Upgrade the base system to the Debian Stretch 9.2 point-release
      which gives us tons of bugfixes (Closes: #14714).
    - Install Linux 4.13.0-1 (Closes: #14789).

  * Security fixes
    - Upgrade Thunderbird to 52.4.0 (Closes: #14963).
    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 7.0.10 (Closes: #14940).
    - Upgrade gdk-pixbuf to 2.36.5-2+deb9u1.0tails1 (Closes: #14729).

  * Minor improvements
    - Upgrade to Tor 0.3.1.8-2~d90.stretch+1, a new stable Tor series.
    - tails-documentation: rewrite in Python + use WebKit for display
      instead of the Tor Browser. Since Tor Browser 7.0.8 rendering of
      local pages (like our docs) fail (#14962) so this is probably a
      temporary workaround of that.
    - Replace the Unsafe Browser's warning pages with static,
      pure-HTML versions. This is truly a *temporary* workaround for
      #14962.
    - Update deb.tails.boum.org APT repo key (Closes: #14927)
    - Refresh Tor Browser AppArmor profile patch to apply on top of
      torbrowser-launcher 0.2.8-4's (Closes: #14923).
    - Drop obsolete manual enabling of AppArmor on the kernel
      command-line: it's now enabled by default, so the (Tails -
      Debian) delta gets smaller. :)

  * Bugfixes
    - Install Tails Installer 5.0.2. Fixes:
      * Most notably, fix an issue preventing Tails Installer from
        installing to drives containing a non-Tails partition that
        (obviously) has affected a lot of users. (Closes: #14755).
      * Fix an issue that made the resulting installations unbootable
        if Tails Installer was using a too recent udisks2, e.g. the
        one currently in Debian Sid (Closes: #14809).
      * Code clean-ups (Closes: #14721, #14722, #14723).
    - Fix UEFI boot for USB sticks installed with Universal USB
      Installer (Closes: #8992).
    - Force Tor Browser and Thunderbird to enable accessibility
      support even if no a11y feature is enabled in GNOME yet (Closes:
      #14752, #9260).
    - Mark our custom Desktop launchers as trusted (Closes: #14793,
      Refs: 14584).
    - Add a systemd --user target for bits of GNOME
      EarlyInitialization managed by systemd, and make the keyboard
      layout configuration as part of it. This fixes an issue where
      the layout chosen in the Greeter sometimes wasn't applied in the
      GNOME session (Closes: #12543).

  * Build system
    - auto/{build,clean,config}: run with `set -eu`.
    - Add script to sanity check the website. Currently it ensures all
      blog posts and security advisories have valid Ikiwiki 'meta
      date' directives, since we depend on it for reproducibility.
      Also make passing this sanity check a pre-condition for building
      the website (Closes: #12726, #14767).
    - Abort the ISO build when DKMS modules were not built.
    - Take into account where DKMS modules get installed nowadays.
    - auto/build: normalize file timestamps in wiki/src before
      building. The copy of the website included in the ISO image has
      "Posted" timestamps that apparently match when we cloned the Git
      repository, which affects reproducibility. (Closes: #14933).
    - Fix reproducibility of builds of topic branches that lag behind
      their base branch with the mergebasebranch build option enabled.
      Two otherwise identical merge commits done at different times
      get different IDs, and we happen to embed in the ISO the ID of
      the commit we're building from. (Closes: #14946)

  * Test suite
    - Bump timeout for "I can save the current page as", otherwise the
      "The Tor Browser directory is usable" scenario fails randomly
      when the system is under load.
    - New scenario: installing Tails to an eligible drive with an
      existing filesystem. This is a regression test for #14755.
    - New scenario: re-installing over an existing Tails installation.
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    - Upgrade Linux packages to the Debian kernel 4.12.0-2, based on
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    - Upgrade to Thunderbird 52.3.0 (Closes: #12639).
    - Deny access to Pidgin's D-Bus service (Closes: #14612). That D-Bus
      interface is dangerous because it allows _any_ application running
      as `amnesia' that has access to the session bus to extract
      basically any information from Pidgin and to reconfigure it:
      https://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/DbusHowto
    - Block loading of Bluetooth kernel modules (Closes: #14655) and
      block Bluetooth devices with rfkill (Closes: #14655).
    - Add localhost.localdomain to the hosts file to prevent loopback
      leaks to Tor circuits (Closes: #13574). Thanks to tailshark for
      the patch!

  * Minor improvements
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      size and refuses to install to devices smaller than 8 GB.
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    - Deprecate Thunderbird's preferences/0000tails.js (Closes: #12680).
    - Install the BookletImposer PDF imposition toolkit (Closes: #12686).
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    - Tor Browser:
      * Fallback to ~/Tor Browser for uploads (Closes: #8917).
      * Silence some common operations that always are denied and
        otherwise would spam the journal (Closes: #14606)
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    - Shell library: remove now unused functions (Closes: #12685).
    - Add pppoe to the installed packages (Closes #13463). Thanks to geb
      for the patch!
    - Replace syslinux:i386 with syslinux:amd64 in the ISO9660
      filesystem (Closes: #13513).
    - htpdate: fix date header regexp (Closes: #10495). It seems that
      some servers (sometimes) do not send their headers with first
      letter uppercased, hence a lot of failures to find the date in it.
    - Install aufs-dkms from Debian unstable (Closes: #12732).
    - Install vim-tiny instead of vim-nox (Closes: #12687). On Stretch,
      vim-nox started pulling ruby and rake in the ISO. I think vim-tiny
      would be good enough, and would save a few MiB in the ISO. Those
      who use vim more intensively and want another flavour of vim are
      likely to need persistence anyway, and can thus install a more
      featureful vim with the additional software packages feature.
    - Remove gksu and its and gconf's dependencies (Closes: #12738). We
      use pkexec instead of gksudo. gksu is unmaintained, buggy
      (e.g. #12000), and it is the only reason we ship GConf, which we
      want to remove. The other removals are:
      * libgnomevfs2-extra, which was previously used for SSH/FTP support in
        Nautilus, but isn't needed for that any more.
      * libgnome2-bin which provides gnome-open, which isn't required by
        any application in Tails (as far as we know).
      * Configurations and scripts that become obsolete because of these
        removals.
    - Refresh torbrowser-AppArmor-profile.patch to apply cleanly on top
      of torbrowser-launcher 0.2.8-1 (Closes: #14602).
    - Switch from Florence to GNOME's on-screen keyboard (Closes: #8281)
      and incidentally improve accessibility in GTK+ 2.0 and Qt
      applications. This drops Florence and the corresponding GNOME
      Shell extension.
    - Make ./HACKING.mdwn a symlink again (Closes: #13600).
    - Implement refresh-translations --force .
    - Rework how we handle the individual POT files of our applications.
      Comparing the new temporary POT files we generate with the
      temporary POT files we generated last time (if ever, and if we
      did, for which branch?) is not relevant; these POT files are only
      used for merging into a new tails.pot and *that* one is relevant
      to diff against the old tails.pot.
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    - Reproducibility:
      * Ensure reproducible permissions for /etc/hostname (Closes:
        #13623).
      * Patch desktop-file-utils to make its mimeinfo.cache reproducible
        (Closes: #13439).
      * Patch glib2.0 to make its giomodule.cache reproducible (Closes:
        #13441).
      * Patch gdk-pixbuf to make its loaders.cache reproducible (Closes:
        #13442).
      * Patch gtk2.0 and gtk3.0 to make their immodules.cache
        reproducible (Closes: #13440).
      * Remove GCconf: it is a source of non-determinism in the
        filesystem (element order in /var/lib/gconf/defaults/%gconf-tree-*.xml)
        which made Tails unreproducible.
      * Ignore comment updates in POT files, which was a source of
        non-determinism and therefore prevented Tails from being
        reproducible (Closes: #12641).
    - Kernel hardening:
      * Increase mmap randomization to the maximum supported value
        (Closes: #11840). This improves ASLR effectiveness, and makes
        address-space fragmentation a bit worse.
      * Stop explicitly enabling kaslr: it's enabled by default in
        Debian, and this kernel parameter is not supported anymore.
      * Disable kexec, to make our attack surface a bit smaller.

  * Bugfixes
    - Start Nautilus silently in the background when run as root
      (Closes: #12034). Otherwise, after closing Nautilus one gets the
      prompt back only after 5-15 seconds, which confuses users and makes
      our doc more complicated than it should.
    - Ensure pinentry-gtk2 run by Seahorse has the correct $DISPLAY set
      (Closes: #12733).

  * Build system
    - build-manifest-extra-packages.yml: remove squashfs-tools version
      we don't use anymore (Closes: #12684). Apparently our
      apt-get/debootstrap wrapper tricks are enough to detect the
      version of squashfs-tools we actually install and use.
    - Merge base branch earlier, i.e. in auto/config instead of
      auto/build (Closes: #14459). Previously, a given build from a topic
      branch would mix inconsistent versions of things.
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    - Fail builds started before SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH (Closes:
      #12352). Such builds would not be reproducible, and this is an
      assumption (a reasonable one!) that we do all over the place, so
      let's fail early. While we're at it, let's fail if
      SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH is not set as well. Actually we would fail any
      way if that was the case when reaching our
      99-zzzzzz_reproducible-builds-post-processing build hook, but
      let's fail early.
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    - Test the GNOME Root Terminal.
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      Tails to devices smaller than 8 GiB. It'll still allow *upgrading*
      such sticks though.
    - Use 7200 MiB virtual USB drives when we really mean 8 GiB. In the
      real world, USB sticks labeled "8 GB" can be much smaller, so
      Tails Installer will accept anything that's at least 7200 MiB.
      This commit makes us exercise something closer to what happens in
      the real world, and incidentally it'll save storage space on our
      isotesters and improve test suite performance a bit. :)
    - Have unclutter poll every 0.1s instead of continuously. On current
      sid, virt-viewer eats a full CPU and doesn't do its job when
      "unclutter -idle 0" is running.
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    - Workaround Pidgin's DBus interface being blocked since we actually
      depend on it for some tests.
    - Test that Pidgin's DBus interface is blocked.
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    - Save more data on test suite failures (Refs: #13541):
      * When Tor fails to bootstrap, save Tor logs and chutney nodes
        data.
      * When Htpdate fails to synchronize the clock, save its logs.
      * Always save the systemd journal on failure.
    - When testing emergency shutdown, wait longer for Tails to tell
      us it has finished wiping the memory. The goal here is to help
      us understand whether (Refs: #13462) is a bug in the emergency
      shutdown feature or in our test suite.
    - Restart nautilus-desktop if Desktop icons are not visible
      (Closes: #13461).
    - Test suite: fix assert_raise() when using ruby-test-unit >=
      3.2.5 (Closes: #14654). ruby-test-unit 3.2.5 added native Java
      exception support for JRuby. The fact we defined the :Java
      constant was enough to trigger that JRuby-specific code, which
      failed.
    - Test suite: take into account that click-to-play is not required
      anymore for WebM videos in Tor Browser (Closes: #14586).
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