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There are many ways you can contribute to Tails. No effort is too
small and whatever you bring to this community will be appreciated.
So read on to find out how you can make a difference in Tails.
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<h2>Share your experience</h2>
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<div class="contribute-role" id="user">
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  <p>Every user can help others or provide developers with useful information.</p>
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  <ul>
    <li>[[Report bugs|doc/first_steps/bug_reporting]]</li>
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    <li>[[Test experimental ISO images|contribute/how/testing]]</li>
    <li>[[Provide input to developers|contribute/how/input]]</li>
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    <li>[[Help other Tails users|contribute/how/help]]</li>
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<h2>Donate</h2>
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  <p>Donating speeds up the development of Tails.</p>
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  <ul>
    <li>[[Make a donation|contribute/how/donate]]</li>
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<h2>Contribute your language skills</h2>
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<div class="contribute-role" id="content-writer">
  <h3>Writer</h3>
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  <p>Good writers can make Tails accessible to more people.</p>
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  <ul>
    <li>[[Improve documentation|contribute/how/documentation]]</li>
    <li>[[Write press releases|contribute/how/promote]]</li>
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<div class="contribute-role" id="translator">
  <h3>Translator</h3>
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  <p>Translators can allow more people around the world to use Tails.</p>
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  <ul>
    <li>[[Improve Tails in your own language|contribute/how/translate]]</li>
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<div class="contribute-role" id="speaker">
  <h3>Speaker</h3>
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  <p>Speakers can advocate Tails to all kinds of public.</p>
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  <ul>
    <li>[[Talk at events|contribute/how/promote]]</li>
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<h2>Contribute your computer skills</h2>
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<div class="contribute-role" id="developer">
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  <h3>Developer or maintainer</h3>
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  <p>Software people with very diverse skills can improve Tails.</p>
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    <li>[[Work on the source code|contribute/how/code]]</li>
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    <li>[[Improve Tails by working on Debian|contribute/how/debian]]</li>
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<div class="contribute-role" id="sysadmin">
  <h3>System administrator</h3>
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  <p>System administrators can contribute to the infrastructure behind Tails.</p>
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    <li>[[Run a HTTP mirror|contribute/how/mirror]]</li>
    <li>[[Improve Tails infrastructure|contribute/how/sysadmin]]</li>
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  <h3>Designer</h3>
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  <p>Designers can make Tails easier to use and more appealing.</p>
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  <ul>
    <li>[[Improve the website|contribute/how/website]]</li>
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    <li>[[Design graphics|contribute/how/graphics]]</li>
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    <li>[[Improve the Tails user interface|contribute/how/user_interface]]</li>
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<div class="toc">

	<h1>Table of contents</h1>

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		<li class="L2"><a href="#reference-documents">Reference documents</a></li>
		<li class="L2"><a href="#tools">Tools for contributors</a></li>
		<li class="L2"><a href="#release-cycle">Release cycle</a></li>
		<li class="L2"><a href="#upstream">Relationship with upstream</a></li>
		<li class="L2"><a href="#collective-process">Collective process</a></li>
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		<li class="L2"><a href="#talk">Talk with us</a></li>
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<div class="note">
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This section is only in English, because there is currently no way to
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contribute to Tails if you do not understand English.
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Reference documents
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  - [[Design documents|contribute/design]]
  - [[Blueprints|blueprint]]
  - [[Merge policy|contribute/merge_policy]]
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  - [[Logo|promote/logo]]
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Tools for contributors
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  - Source code: [[Git repositories|contribute/git]]
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  - [[Redmine bug tracker|contribute/working_together/Redmine]]
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    - [Roadmap](https://labs.riseup.net/code/projects/tails/roadmap)
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    - [[Easy tasks|easy_tasks]] for new contributors
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    - [Tasks](https://labs.riseup.net/code/projects/tails/issues)
      can be filtered by type of work (see links in the sidebar)
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  - [[Building a Tails image|contribute/build]]
    - [[Build the website|contribute/build/website]]
    - [[Customize Tails|contribute/customize]]
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  - [[Debian package builder|contribute/Debian_package_builder]], to automatically build our custom packages
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  - [[APT repository|contribute/APT_repository]], to store our custom Debian packages
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  - [[Glossary for contributors|contribute/glossary]]
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Release cycle
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  - [[Release schedule|contribute/release_schedule]]
  - [[Release process|contribute/release_process]]
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    - [[Manual test suite|contribute/release_process/test]]
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    - [[Automated test suite|contribute/release_process/test/automated_tests]]
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Relationship with upstream
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  - [[Relationship with upstream|contribute/relationship_with_upstream]]
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  - [[Improve Tails by working on Debian|contribute/how/debian]]
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Collective process
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  - [[Calendar|contribute/calendar]] of releases, meetings, working sessions, etc.
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  - [[Meetings|contribute/meetings]], and minutes from past meetings
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  - [[Marking a task as easy|contribute/working_together/criteria_for_easy_tasks]]
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  - [[Document progress|contribute/working_together/document_progress]]
  - Roles
    - [[Front desk|contribute/working_together/roles/front_desk]]
    - [[Release manager|contribute/working_together/roles/release_manager]]
    - [[Ticket gardener|contribute/working_together/roles/ticket_gardener]]
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Talk with us
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