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  * Dummy entry for next release.

 -- Tails developers <tails@boum.org>  Thu, 29 Oct 2015 09:06:56 +0000

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  * Major new features and changes
    - Add a technology preview of the Icedove Email client (a
      rebranded version of Mozilla Thunderbird), including OpenPGP
      support via the Enigmail add-on, general security and anonymity
      improvements via the Torbirdy add-on, and complete persitence
      support (which will be enabled automatically if you already have
      Claws Mail persistence enabled). Icedove will replace Claws Mail
      as the supported email client in Tails in a future
      release. (Closes: #6151, #9498, #10285)
    - Upgrade Tor to 0.2.7.4-rc-1~d70.wheezy+1+tails1. Among the many
      improvement of this new Tor major release, the new
      KeepAliveIsolateSOCKSAuth option allows us to drop the
      bug15482.patch patch (taken from the Tor Browse bundle) that
      enabled similar (but inferiour) functionality for *all*
      SocksPort:s -- now the same circuit is only kept alive for
      extended periods for the SocksPort used by the Tor
      Browser. (Closes: #10194, #10308)
    - Add an option to Tails Greeter which disables networking
      completely. This is useful when intending to use Tails for
      offline work only. (Closes: #6811)
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  * Security fixes
    - Fix CVE-2015-7665, which could lead to a network interface's IP
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      address being exposed through wget. (Closes: #10364)
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  * Minor improvements
    - Restart Tor if bootstrapping stalls for too long when not using
      pluggable transports. (Closes: #9516)
    - Install firmware-amd-graphics, and firmware-misc-nonfree instead
      of firmware-ralink-nonfree, both from Debian Sid.
    - Update the Tails signing key. (Closes: #10012)

  * Test suite
    - Add initial automated tests for Icedove. (Closes: #10332)
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    - Add automated tests of the MAC spoofing feature. (Closes: #6302)
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    - Drop the concept of "background snapshots" and introduce a general
      system for generating snapshots that can be shared between
      features. This removes all silly hacks we previously used to
      "skip" steps, and greatly improves performance and reliability
      of the whole test suite. (Closes: #6094, #8008)
    - Flush to the log file in debug_log() so the debugging info can
      be viewed in real time when monitoring the debug log
      file. (Closes: #10323)
    - Force UTF-8 locale in automated test suite. Ruby will default to
      the system locale, and if it is non-UTF-8, some String-methods
      will fail when operating on non-ASCII strings. (Closes: #10359)
    - Escape regexp used to match nick in CTCP replies. Our Pidgin
      nick's have a 10% chance to include a ^, which will break that
      regexp. We need to escape all characters in the nick. (Closes:
      #10219)
    - Extract TBB languages from the Tails source code. This will
      ensure that valid locales are tested. As an added bonus, the
      code is greatly simplified. (Closes: #9897)

 -- Tails developers <tails@boum.org>  Mon, 26 Oct 2015 23:06:59 +0100
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  * Security fixes
    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 5.0.3. (Closes: #10223)
    - Upgrade bind9-based packages to 1:9.8.4.dfsg.P1-6+nmu2+deb7u7.
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    - Upgrade liblcms1 to 1.19.dfsg2-1.2+deb7u1.
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    - Upgrade libldap-2.4-2 to 2.4.31-2+deb7u1.
    - Upgrade libslp1 to 1.2.1-9+deb7u1.
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    - Upgrade ssl-cert to 1.0.32+deb7u1.
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  * Bugfixes
    - Fix a corner case for the MAC spoofing panic mode. If panic mode
      failed to disable the specific device that couldn't be spoofed
      (by unloading the module) we disable networking. Previously we
      only stopped NetworkManager. The problem is that NM isn't even
      started at this time, but will specifically be started when
      we're done with MAC spoofing. Therefore, let's completely
      disable NetworkManager so it cannot possibly be
      started. (Closes: #10160)
    - Avoid use of uninitialized value in restricted-network-detector.
      If NetworkManager decides that a wireless connection has timed
      out before "supplicant connection state" has occued, our idea of
      the state is `undef`, so it cannot be used in a string
      comparison. Hence, let's initialize the state to the empty
      string instead of `undef`. Also fix the state
      recording. Apparently NetworkManager can say a few different
      things when it logs the device state transitions. (Closes:
      #7689)

  * Minor improvements
    - Remove workaround for localizing search engine plugins. The
      workaround has recently become unnecessary, possibly due to the
      changes made for the seach bar after the Tor Browser was rebased
      on Firefox 38esr. (Closes: #9146)
    - Refer to the I2P Browser in the I2P notifications. Instead of
      some obscure links that won't work in the Tor Browser, where
      users likely will try them, and which I believe will open them
      by default. (Closes: #10182)
    - Upgrade I2P to 0.9.22. Also set the I2P apparmor profile to
      enforce mode. (Closes: #9830)

  * Test suite
    - Test that udev-watchdog is monitoring the correct device when
      booted from USB. (Closes: #9890)
    - Remove unused 'gksu' step. This causes a false-positive to be
      found for #5330. (Closes: #9877)
    - Make --capture capture individual videos for failed scenarios
      only, and --capture-all to capture videos for all scenarios.
      (Closes: #10148)
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    - Use the more efficient x264 encoding when capturing videos using
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      the --capture* options. (Closes: #10001)
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    - Make --old-iso default to --iso if omitted. Using the same ISO
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      for the USB upgrade tests most often still does what we want,
      e.g. test that the current version of Tails being tested has a
      working Tails installer. Hence this seems like a reasonable
      default. (Closes: #10147)
    - Avoid nested FindFailed exceptions in waitAny()/findAny(), and
      throw a new dedicated FindAnyFailed exception if these fail
      instead. Rjb::throw doesn't block Ruby's execution until the
      Java exception has been received by Ruby, so strange things can
      happen and we must avoid it. (Closes: #9633)
    - Fix the Download Management page in our browsers. Without the
      browser.download.panel.shown pref set, the progress being made
      will not update until after the browser has been restarted.
      (Closes: #8159)
    - Add a 'pretty_debug' (with an alias: 'debug') Cucumber formatter
      that deals with debugging instead of printing it to STDERR via
      the `--debug` option (which now has been removed). This gives us
      the full flexibility of Cucumber's formatter system, e.g. one
      easy-to-read formatter can print to the terminal, while we get
      the full debug log printed to a file. (Closes: #9491)
    - Import logging module in otr-bot.py. Our otr-bot.py does not use
      logging but the jabberbot library makes logging calls, causing a
      one-off message “No handlers could be found for logger
      "jabberbot"” to be printed to the console. This commit
      effectively prevents logging/outputting anything to the terminal
      which is at a level lower than CRITICAL. (Closes: 9375)
    - Force new Tor circuit and reload web site on browser
      timeouts. (Closes: #10116)
    - Focus Pidgin's buddy list before trying to access the tools
      menu. (Closes: #10217)
    - Optimize IRC test using waitAny. If connecting to IRC fails,
      such as when OFTC is blocking Tor, waiting 60 seconds to connect
      while a a Reconnect button is visible is sub-optimal. It would
      be better to try forcing a new Tor circuit and clicking the
      reconnect button. (Closes: #9653)
    - Wait for (and focus if necessary) Pidgin's Certificate windows.
      (Closes: #10222)

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  * Security fixes
    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 5.0.2. (Closes: #10112)
    - Upgrade gdk-pixbuf packages to 2.26.1-1+deb7u1.
    - Upgrade libnss3 to 2:3.14.5-1+deb7u5.

  * Bugfixes
    - Refresh Tor Browser AppArmor profile patch. The old one doesn't
      apply on top of testing's torbrowser-launcher anymore.

  * Build system
    - Make sure Jenkins creates new jobs to build the testing branch
      after freezes. (Closes: #9925)
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  * Major new features and changes
    - Move LAN web browsing from Tor Browser to the Unsafe Browser,
      and forbid access to the LAN from the former. (Closes: #7976)
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    - Install a 32-bit GRUB EFI boot loader. This at least works
      on some Intel Baytrail systems. (Closes: #8471)
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  * Security fixes
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    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 5.0, and integrate it:
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      · Disable Tiles in all browsers' new tab page.
      · Don't use geo-specific search engine prefs in our browsers.
      · Hide Tools -> Set Up Sync, Tools -> Apps (that links to the Firefox
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        Marketplace), and the "Share this page" button in the Tool bar.
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      · Generate localized Wikipedia search engine plugin icons so the
        English and localized versions can be distinguished in the new
        search bar. (Closes: #9955)
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    - Fix panic mode on MAC spoofing failure. (Closes: #9531)
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    - Deny Tor Browser access to global tmp directories with AppArmor,
      and give it its own $TMPDIR. (Closes: #9558)
    - Tails Installer: don't use a predictable file name for the subprocess
      error log. (Closes: #9349)
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    - Pidgin AppArmor profile: disable the launchpad-integration abstraction,
      which is too wide-open.
    - Use aliases so that our AppArmor policy applies to
      /lib/live/mount/overlay/ and /lib/live/mount/rootfs/*.squashfs/ as well as
      it applies to /. And accordingly:
      · Upgrade AppArmor packages to 2.9.0-3~bpo70+1.
      · Install rsyslog from wheezy-backports, since the version from Wheezy
        conflicts with AppArmor 2.9.
      · Stop installing systemd for now: the migration work is being done in
        the feature/jessie branch, and it conflicts with rsyslog from
        wheezy-backports.
      · Drop apparmor-adjust-user-tmp-abstraction.diff: obsoleted.
      · apparmor-adjust-tor-profile.diff: simplify and de-duplicate rules.
      · Take into account aufs whiteouts in the system_tor profile.
      · Adjust the Vidalia profile to take into account Live-specific paths.
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    - Upgrade bind9-host, dnsutils and friends to 1:9.8.4.dfsg.P1-6+nmu2+deb7u6.
    - Upgrade cups-filters to 1.0.18-2.1+deb7u2.
    - Upgrade ghostscript to 9.05~dfsg-6.3+deb7u2.
    - Upgrade libexpat1 to 2.1.0-1+deb7u2.
    - Upgrade libicu48 to 4.8.1.1-12+deb7u3.
    - Upgrade libwmf0.2-7 to 0.2.8.4-10.3+deb7u1.
    - Upgrade openjdk-7 to 7u79-2.5.6-1~deb7u1.

  * Bugfixes
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  * Minor improvements
    - Tails Installer: let the user know when it has rejected a candidate
      destination device because it is too small. (Closes: #9130)
    - Tails Installer: prevent users from trying to "upgrade" a device
      that contains no Tails, or that was not installed with Tails Installer.
      (Closes: #5623)
    - Install libotr5 and pidgin-otr 4.x from wheezy-backports. This adds
      support for the OTRv3 protocol and for multiple concurrent connections
      to the same account. (Closes: #9513)
    - Skip warning dialog when starting Tor Browser while being offline,
      in case it is already running. Thanks to Austin English for the patch!
      (Closes: #7525)
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    - Install the apparmor-profiles package (Closes: #9539), but don't ship
      a bunch of AppArmor profiles we don't use, to avoid increasing
      boot time. (Closes: #9757)
    - Ship a /etc/apparmor.d/tunables/home.d/tails snippet, instead
      of patching /etc/apparmor.d/tunables/home.
    - live-boot: don't mount tmpfs twice on /live/overlay, so that the one which
      is actually used as the read-write branch of the root filesystem's union
      mount, is visible. As a consequence:
      · One can now inspect how much space is used, at a given time, in the
        read-write branch of the root filesystem's union mount.
      · We can make sure our AppArmor policy works fine when that filesystem
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        under our feet in the future... or in case these "hidden" files are
        actually accessible somehow already.
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  * Build system
    - Add our jenkins-tools repository as a Git submodule, and replace
      check_po.sh with a symlink pointing to the same script in that submodule.
      Adjust the automated test suite accordingly. (Closes: #9567)
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    - Bump amount of RAM needed for Vagrant RAM builds to 7.5 GiB. In
      particular the inclusion of the Tor Browser 5.0 series has recently
      increased the amount of space needed to build Tails. (Closes: #9901)
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  * Test suite
    - Test that the Tor Browser cannot access LAN resources.
    - Test that the Unsafe Browser can access the LAN.
    - Installer: test new behavior when trying to upgrade an empty device, and
      when attempting to upgrade a non-Tails FAT partition on GPT; also, take
      into account that all unsupported upgrade scenarios now trigger
      the same behavior.
    - Request a new Tor circuit and re-run the Seahorse and GnuPG CLI tests
      on failure. (Closes: #9518, #9709)
    - run_test_suite: remove control chars from log file even when cucumber
      exits with non-zero. (Closes: #9376)
    - Add compatibility with cucumber 2.0 and Debian Stretch. (Closes: #9667)
    - Use custom exception when 'execute_successfully' fails.
    - Retry looking up whois info on transient failure. (Closes: #9668)
    - Retry wget on transient failure. (Closes: #9715)
    - Test that Tor Browser cannot access files in /tmp.
    - Allow running the test suite without ntp installed. There are other means
      to have an accurate host system clock, e.g. systemd-timesyncd and tlsdate.
      (Closes: #9651)
    - Bump timeout in the Totem feature.
    - Grep memory dump using the --text option. This is necessary with recent
      versions of grep, such as the one in current Debian sid, otherwise it
      will count only one occurrence of the pattern we're looking for.
      (Closes: #9759)
    - Include execute_successfully's error in the exception, instead
      of writing it to stdout via puts. (Closes: #9795)
    - Test that udev-watchdog is actually monitoring the correct device.
      (Closes: #5560)
    - IUK: workaround weird Archive::Tar behaviour on current sid.
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    - Test the SocksPort:s given in torrc in the Unsafe Browser.
      This way we don't get any sneaky errors in case we change them and
      forget to update this test.
    - Directly verify AppArmor blocking of the Tor Browser by looking in
      the audit log: Firefox 38 does no longer provide any graphical feedback
      when the kernel blocks its access to files the user wants to access.
    - Update browser-related automated test suite images, and workaround
      weirdness introduced by the new Tor Browser fonts.
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    - Test that Pidgin, Tor Browser, Totem and Evince cannot access ~/.gnupg
      via alternate, live-boot generated paths.
    - Adjust tests to cope with our new AppArmor aliases.
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    - Bump memory allocated to the system under test to 2 GB. (Closes: #9883)
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  * Security fixes
    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 4.5.3, based on Firefox 31.8.0 ESR. (Closes: #9649)
    - Upgrade Tor to 0.2.6.9-1~d70.wheezy+1+tails2, which includes a circuit
      isolation bugfix. (Closes: #9560)
    - AppArmor: deny Tor Browser access to the list of recently used files.
      (Closes: #9126)
    - Upgrade OpenSSL to 1.0.1e-2+deb7u17.
    - Upgrade Linux to 3.16.7-ckt11-1.
    - Upgrade CUPS to 1.5.3-5+deb7u6.
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    - Upgrade libsqlite3-0 to 3.7.13-1+deb7u2.
    - Upgrade ntfs-3g and ntfsprogs to 1:2012.1.15AR.5-2.1+deb7u2.
    - Upgrade p7zip-full to 9.20.1~dfsg.1-4+deb7u1.
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  * Bugfixes
    - Fix automatic upgrades in Windows Camouflage mode. (Closes: #9413)
    - Don't ship the snakeoil SSL key pair generated by ssl-cert in the ISO.
      (Closes: #9416)
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  * Minor improvements
    - Disable the hwclock.sh initscript at reboot/shutdown time.
      This is an additional safety measure to ensure that the hardware clock
      is not modified. (Closes: #9364)
    - Stop shipping /var/cache/man/*, to make ISOs and IUKs smaller.
      (Closes: #9417)
    - Update torbrowser-AppArmor-profile.patch to apply cleanly on top of the
      profile shipped with torbrowser-launcher 0.2.0-1.
    - Add the jessie/updates APT repo and set appropriate pinning.
    - Upgrade Electrum to 1.9.8-4~bpo70+1.
    - Upgrade kernel firmware packages to 0.44.

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    - Remove files that are not under version control when building in Jenkins.
      (Closes: #9406)
    - Don't modify files in the source tree before having possibly merged
      the base branch into it. (Closes: #9406)
    - Make it so eatmydata is actually used during a greater part of the build
      process. This includes using eatmydata from wheezy-backports.
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    - release script: adjust to support current Debian sid.

  * Test suite
    - Test the system clock sanity check we do at boot. (Closes: #9377)
    - Remove the impossible "Clock way in the past" scenarios.
      Thanks to config/chroot_local-includes/lib/live/config/0001-sane-clock,
      these scenarios cannot happen, and since we test that it works they
      can be safely removed.
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    - Test that the hardware clock is not modified at shutdown. (Closes: #9557)
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      (Closes: #9317)
    - Test all OpenPGP keys shipped with Tails. (Closes: #9402)
    - Check that notification-daemon is running when looking for notifications
      fails. (Closes: #9332)
    - Allow using the cucumber formatters however we want. (Closes: #9424)
    - Enable Spice in the guest, and blacklist the psmouse kernel module,
      to help with lost mouse events. (Closes: #9425)
    - Automate testing Torbutton's 'New Identity' feature. (Closes: #9286)
    - Test that Seahorse is configured to use the correct keyserver.
      (Closes: #9339)
    - Always export TMPDIR back to the test suite's shell environment.
      (Closes: #9479)
    - Make OpenPGP tests more reliable:
      · Retry accessing the OpenPGP applet menus on failure. (Closes: #9355)
      · Retry accessing menus in Seahorse on failure. (Closes: #9344)
    - Focus the Pidgin conversation window before any attempt to interact
      with it. (Closes: #9317)
    - Use convertkey from the (backported to Jessie) Debian package,
      instead of our own copy of that script. (Closes: #9066)
    - Make the memory erasure tests more robust (Closes: #9329):
      · Bump /proc/sys/vm/min_free_kbytes when running fillram.
      · Actually set oom_adj for the remote shell when running fillram.
      · Try to be more sure that we OOM kill fillram.
      · Run fillram as non-root.
    - Only try to build the storage pool if TailsToasterStorage isn't found.
      (Closes: #9568)

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    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 4.5.1, based on Firefox 31.7.0 ESR, which
      introduces many major new features for usability, security and
      privacy. Unfortunately its per-tab circuit view did not make it
      into Tails yet since it requires exposing more Tor state to the
      user running the Tor Browser than we are currently comfortable
      with. (Closes: #9031, #9369)
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      bundled with the Tor Browser, we patch it so that circuits used
      for SOCKSAuth streams have their lifetime increased indefinitely
      while in active use. This currently only affects the Tor Browser
      in Tails, and should improve the experience on certain web sites
      that otherwise would switch language or log you out every ten
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      (that's allowed to run this script unconfined, e.g. Pidgin)
      having this script run arbitrary code, violating that
      application's confinement. Let's prevent that by setting PATH to
      a list of directories where only root can write. (Closes: #9370)
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    - Upgrade gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad to 0.10.23-7.1+deb7u2.
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      (Closes: #7647)
    - Upgrade the syslinux packages to support booting Tails on
      Chromebook C720-2800. (Closes: #9044)
    - Enable localization in Tails Upgrader. (Closes: #9190)
    - Make sure the system clock isn't before the build date during
      early boot. Our live-config hook that imports our signing keys
      depend on that the system clock isn't before the date when the
      keys where created. (Closes: #9149)
    - Set GNOME's OpenPGP keys via desktop.gnome.crypto.pgp to prevent
      us from getting GNOME's default keyserver in addition to our
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    - Fix set_simple_config_key(). If the key already existed in the
      config file before the call, all other lines would be removed
      due to the sed option -n and p combo. (Closes: #9122)
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      Together with `set -e` that error has prevented this script from
      restarting Vidalia, like it should. (Closes: #9328)
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    - Upgrade I2P to 0.9.19-3~deb7u+1.
    - Install Tor Browser's bundled Torbutton instead of custom .deb.
      As of Torbutton 1.9.1.0 everything we need has been upstreamed.
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    - Don't install msmtp and mutt. (Closes: #8727)
    - Install fonts-linuxlibertine for improved Vietnamese support in
      LibreOffice. (Closes: #8996)
    - Remove obsoletete #i2p-help IRC channel from the Pidgin
      configuration (Closes: #9137)
    - Add Gedit shortcut to gpgApplet's context menu. Thanks to Ivan
      Bliminse for the patch. (Closes: #9069).
    - Install printer-driver-gutenprint to support more printer
      models. (Closes: #8994).
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    - Remove useless log() instance in tails-unblock-network. (Closes:
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      CDs and to do byte-to-byte disc copy.
    - Hide access to the Add-ons manager in the Unsafe Browser. It's
      currently broken (#9307) but we any way do not want users to
      install add-ons in the Unsafe Browser. (Closes: #9305)
    - Disable warnings on StartTLS for POP3 and IMAP (Will-fix: #9327)
      The default value of this option activates warnings on ports
      23,109,110,143. This commit disables the warnings for POP3 and
      IMAP as these could be equally used in encrypted StartTLS
      connections. (Closes: #9327)
    - Completely rework how we localize our browser by generating our
      branding add-on, and search plugins programatically. This
      improves the localization for the ar, es, fa, ko, nl, pl, ru,
      tr, vi and zh_CN locales by localizing the Startpage and
      Disconnect.me search plugins. Following Tor Browser 4.5's recent
      switch, we now use Disconnect.me as the default search
      engine. (Closes: #9309)
    * Actively set Google as the Unsafe Browser's default search
      engine.
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    - Encode in Git which APT suites to include when building Tails.
      (Closes: #8654)
    - Clean up the list of packages we install. (Closes: #6073)
    - Run auto/{build,clean,config} under `set -x' for improved
      debugging.
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      The data part of an ISO image's sectors is 2048 bytes, which
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      Our isohybrid post-processing does not ensure this,
      however. Also Output ISO size before/after isohybrid'ing and
      truncate'ing it. This will help detect if/when truncate is
      needed at all, so that we can report back to syslinux
      maintainers more useful information. (Closes: #8891)
    - Vagrant: raise apt-cacher-ng's ExTreshold preference to 50. The
      goal here is to avoid Tor Browser tarballs being deleted by
      apt-cacher-ng's daily expiration cronjob: they're not listed in
      any APT repo's index file, so acng will be quite eager to clean
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    - Bring dependency checks up-to-date (Closes: #8988).
    - Adapt test suite to be run on Debian Jessie, which includes
      removing various Wheezy-specific workarounds, adding a few
      specific to Jessie, migrating from ffmpeg to libav, and
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    - Read test suite configuration files from the features/config/local.d
      directory. (Closes: #9220)
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      zombie processes from appearing. (Closes: #9139)
    - Kill Xvfb with SIGTERM, not SIGKILL, on test suite exit to allow
      it to properly clean up. (Closes: #8707)
    - Split SSH & SFTP configs in the test suite. (Closes: #9257)
    - Improve how we start subprocesses in the test suite, mostly by
      bypassing the shell for greater security and robustness (Closes:
      #9253)
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    - Test Tails Installer with devices which are too small. (Closes:
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    - Test that the Report an Error launcher works in German. (Closes:
      #9143)
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      using about:support instead of about:addons, which is broken
      (#9307). (Closes: #9306)
    - Retry GNOME application menu actions when they glitch. The
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      hovering actions not registering, and hence sometimes submenus
      are not opened when they should, and sometimes clicks on the
      final application shortcut are lost. There seems to be a
      correlation between this and CPU load on the host running the
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      action when it seems to fail. (Closes: #8928)
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      * Access menu entries with the mouse.
    - Wait for systray icons to finish loading before interacting with
      the systray. (Closes: #9258)
    - Test suite configuration: generalize local.d support to *.d. We
      now load features/config/*.d/*.yml.
    - Use code blocks in "After Scenario" hooks. This is much simpler
      to use (and more readable!) compared to hooking functions and
      arguments like we used to do.
    - Create filesystem share sources in the temporary directory and
      make them world-readable. (Closes: #8950)
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    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 4.0.6, based on Firefox 31.6.0 ESR.
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    - Make Florence usable with touchpads by forcing syndaemon to
      always use the `-t` option, which only disables tapping and
      scrolling and not mouse movements (Closes: #9011).
    - Make tails-spoof-mac log the correct macchanger exit code on
      failure (Closes: #8687).
    - Tails Installer:
      · Ignore devices with less than 3.5 GB of storage since they
        do not fit a Tails installation (Closes: #6538).
      · Remove devices from the device list as they are unplugged
        (Closes: #8691).

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    - Install obfs4proxy 0.0.4-1~tpo1, which adds support for
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    - I2P Browser:
      · Remove "Add-ons" from the Tools menu, and hide "Keyboard
        Shortcuts" and "Take a Tour" since they point to resources on
        the open Internet (Closes: #7970).
      · Hide TorButton button from the customize toolbar options, and
        remove configs whose only purpose was to make Torbutton "green"
        (Closes: #8893).

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    - New tests:
      · Test non-LAN SSH, and SFTP via GNOME's "Connect to Server"
        (Closes: #6308).
      · Verify that Tails' Tor binary has the expected Tor authorities
        hard coded (Closes: #8960).
    - Improvements:
      · Programmatically determine the supported languages when testing
        the Unsafe Browser (Closes: #8918).
      · Rename --temp-dir to --tmpdir and make it behave more like
        mktemp, and honour TMPDIR if set in the environment. (Closes:
        #8709).
    - Bugfixes:
      · Make --temp-dir (now --tmpdir) actually work.
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      · https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2015-29/
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    - Upgrade libxfont to 1:1.4.5-5.
    - Upgrade OpenSSL to 1.0.1e-2+deb7u15.
    - Upgrade tcpdump to 4.3.0-1+deb7u2.
    - Upgrade bsdtar to 3.0.4-3+wheezy1.
    - Upgrade CUPS to 1.5.3-5+deb7u5.
    - Upgrade file and libmagic to 5.11-2+deb7u8.
    - Upgrade GnuPG to 1.4.12-7+deb7u7.
    - Upgrade libarchive to 3.0.4-3+wheezy1.
    - Upgrade libav to 6:0.8.17-1.
    - Upgrade FreeType 2 to 2.4.9-1.1+deb7u1.
    - Upgrade libgcrypt11 1.5.0-5+deb7u3.
    - Upgrade libgnutls26 to 2.12.20-8+deb7u3.
    - Upgrade libgtk2-perl to 2:1.244-1+deb7u1.
    - Upgrade ICU to 4.8.1.1-12+deb7u2.
    - Upgrade NSS to 2:3.14.5-1+deb7u4.
    - Upgrade libssh2 to 1.4.2-1.1+deb7u1.
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      · Directory authority changes.
      · Fix assertion errors that may trigger under high DNS load.
      · No longer break on HUP with seccomp2 enabled.
      · and more - please consult the upstream changelog.
    - Upgrade Tor Launcher to 0.2.7.2, and update the test suite accordingly
      (Closes: #8964, #6985). Changes include:
      · Ask about bridges before proxy in wizard.
      · Hide logo if TOR_HIDE_BROWSER_LOGO set.
      · Remove firewall prompt from wizard.
      · Feedback when Copy Tor Log is clicked.
      · Improve behavior if tor exits.
      · Add option to hide TBB's logo
      · Change "Tor Browser Bundle" to "Tor Browser"
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    - language_statistics.sh: count original words instead of translated words.
      Otherwise we get >100% translation if translated strings are longer than
      original strings. (Closes: #9016)

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    - Only ship the new Tails signing key, and have Tails Upgrader stop trusting
      the old one. Update the documentation and test suite accordingly.
      (Closes: #8735, #8736, #8882, #8769, #8951)
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      · Only allow the `amnesia' user to run tails-debugging info as root
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      · Fix spelling and grammar mistakes, improve phrasing a bit.
      · Quote variables consistently.
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    - New tests:
      · Chatting over XMPP in Pidgin, both peer-to-peer and in a multi-user
        chatroom. (Closes: #8002)
      · Chatting with OTR enabled over XMPP in Pidgin. (Closes: #8001)
      · Check that Pidgin only responds to the expected CTCP requests.
        (Closes: #8966)
      · Fetching keys using Seahorse started via the OpenPGP Applet.
      · Sync'ing keys using Seahorse.
    - Bugfixes:
      · Fix a race condition between the remote shell's and Tails Greeter's
        startup, by making sure the remote shell is ready before we start
        GDM. (Closes: #8941)
      · Kill virt-viewer properly. (Closes: #9070)
      · Make sure the display is stopped on destroy_and_undefine().
        Where we had it earlier, it could be skipped if anything else in the
        block threw an exception.
      · Fix wrong use of "$@". (Closes: #9071)
      · Enable the pipefail option in run_test_suite.
      · Improve the GNOME screenshot test's robustness. (Closes: #8952)
    - Refactoring:
      · turn the focus_pidgin_window() helper into a more generic
        VM.focus_xorg_window() one.
      · Reorganize the Display class.
      · Use clearer method to check process status in the Display class.
    - New developer-oriented features:
      · Add a --log-to-file option to run_test_suite. (Closes: #8894)
      · Add helpers for generating random strings.
      · Make it possible to hook arbitrary calls on scenario end. This is useful
        for dynamically adding cleanup functions, instead of having
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      image can be installed both on DVD *and* "hard disks" like USB
      storage and similar. (Closes: #8510)
    - Confine the Tor Browser using AppArmor. (Closes: #5525)
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    - Always pass arguments through wrappers (connect-socks, totem,
      wget, whois) with "$@". $* doesn't handle arguments with
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      primarily for its improved support for OpenPGP smartcards. It
      lives side-by-side with GnuPG v1, which still is the
      default. (Closes: #6241)
    - Install ibus-unikey, a Vietnamese input method for IBus. (Closes:
      #7999)
    - Install torsocks (2.x) from wheezy-backports. (Closes: #8220)
    - Install keyringer from Debian Jessie. (Closes: #7752)
    - Install pulseaudio-utils.
    - Remove all traces of Polipo: we don't use it anymore. This
      closes #5379 and #6115 because:
      * Have APT directly use the Tor SOCKS proxy. (Closes: #8194)
      * Wrap wget with torsocks. (Closes: #6623)
      * Wrap Totem to torify it with torsocks. (Closes: #8219)
      * Torify Git with tsocks, instead of setting GIT_PROXY_COMMAND.
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      library. A lot of duplicated code is now shared, and the code
      has been cleaned up and made more reliable. Several
      optimizations of memory usage and startup time were also
      implemented. (Closes: #7951)
    - Invert Exit and About in gpgApplet context menu. This is a
      short-term workaround for making it harder to exit the
      application by mistake (e.g. a double right-click). (Closes:
      #7450)
    - Implement new touchpad settings. This enables tap-to-click,
      2-fingers scrolling, and disable while typing. We don't enable
      reverse scrolling nor horizontal scrolling. (Closes: #7779)
    - Include the mount(8) output and live-additional-software.conf in
      WhisperBack bug reports (Closes: #8719, #8491).
    - Reduce brightness and saturation of background color. (Closes:
      #7963)
    - Have ALSA output sound via PulseAudio by default. This gives us
      centralized sound volume controls, and... allows to easily, and
      automatically, test that audio output works from Tor Browser,
      thanks to the PulseAudio integration into the GNOME sound
      control center.
    - Import the new Tails signing key, which we will use for Tails
      1.3.1, and have Tails Upgrader trust both it and the "old"
      (current) Tails signing key. (Closes: #8732)
    - tails-security-check: error out when passed an invalid CA file.
      Unfortunately, the underlying HTTPS stack we use here fails open
      in those case, so we have to check it ourselves. Currently, we
      check that the file exists, is readable, is a plain file and is
      not empty. Also support specifying the CA file via an
      environment variable. This will ease development and bug-fixing
      quite a bit.
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      (Closes: #7678)

  * Build system
    - Install syslinux-utils from our builder-wheezy APT repository in
      Vagrant. We need version 6.03~pre20 to make the Tails ISO image
      in hybrid mode
    - Update deb.tails.boum.org apt repo signing key. (Closes: #8747)
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      SOCKS proxy. (Closes: #5307)
    - Remove the bootstrap stage usage option and disable all
      live-build caching in Vagrant. It introduces complexity and
      potential for strange build inconsistencies for a meager
      reduction in build time. (Closes: #8725)
    - Hardcode the mirrors used at build and boot time in auto/config.
      Our stuff will be more consistent, easier to reproduce, and our
      QA process will be more reliable if we all use the same mirrors
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    - Don't attempt to retrieve source packages from local-packages so
      local packages can be installed via
      config/chroot_local-packages. (Closes: #8756)
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    - Use libguestfs instead of parted when creating partitions and
      filsystems, and to check that only the expected files
      persist. We also switch to qcow2 as the default disk image
      format everywhere to reduce disk usage, enable us to use
      snapshots that includes the disks (in the future), and to use
      the same steps for creating disks in all tests. (Closes: #8673)
    - Automatically test that Tails ignores persistence volumes stored
      on non-removable media, and doesn't enable swaps. (Closes:
      #7822)
    - Actually make sure that Tails can boot from live systems stored
      on a hard drive. Running the 'I start Tails from DVD ...' step
      will override the earlier 'the computer is set to boot from ide
      drive "live_hd"' step, so let's make the "from DVD" part
      optional; it will be the default any way.
    - Make it possible to use an old iso with different persistence
      presets. (Closes: #8091)
    - Hide the cursor between steps when navigating the GNOME
      applications menu. This makes it a bit more robust, again:
      sometimes the cursor is partially hiding the menu entry we're
      looking for, hence preventing Sikuli from finding it (in
      particular when it's "Accessories", since we've just clicked on
      "Applications" which is nearby). (Closes: #8875)
    - Ensure that the test will fail if "apt-get X" commands fail.
    - Test 'Tor is ready' notification in a separate scenario. (Closes:
      #8714)
    - Add automated tests for torified wget and whois. This should
      help us identify future regressions such as #8603 in their
      torifying wrappers.
    - Add automated test for opening an URL from Pidgin.
    - And add automated tests for the Tor Browser's AppArmor
      sandboxing.
    - Test that "Report an Error Launcher" opens the support
      documentation.
    - Test that the Unsafe Browser:
      * starts in various locales.
      * complains when DNS isn't configured.
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      * has no plugins or add-ons installed.
      * has no unexpected bookmarks.
      * has no proxy configured.
    - Bump the "I2P router console is ready" timeout in its test to
      deal with slow Internet connections.
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    - Make the automatic tests of gpgApplet more robust by relying
      more on graphical elements instead of keyboard shortcuts and
      static sleep():s. (Closes: #5632)
    - Make sure that enough disk space is available when creating
      virtual storage media. (Closes: #8907)
    - Test that the Unsafe Browser doesn't generate any non-user
      initiated traffic, and in particular that it doesn't check for
      upgrades, which is a regression test for #8694. (Closes: #8702)
    - Various robustness improvements to the Synaptic tests. (Closes:
      #8742)
    - Automatically test Git. (Closes: #6307)
    - Automatically test GNOME Screenshot, which is a regression test
      for #8087. (Closes: #8688)
    - Fix a quoting issue with `tails_persistence_enabled?`. (Closes:
      #8919)
    - Introduce an improved configuration system that also can store
      local secrets, like user credentials needed for some
      tests. (Closes: #6301, #8188)
    - Actually verify that we successfully set the time in our time
      syncing tests. (Closes: #5836)
    - Automatically test Tor. This includes normal functionality and
      the use pluggable transports, that our Tor enforcement is
      effective (e.g. only the Tor network or configured bridges are
      contacted) and that our stream isolation configuration is
      working. (Closes: #5644, #6305, #7821)
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    - Upgrade Tor Browser to 4.0.3 (based on Firefox 31.4.0esr)
      (Closes: #8700).
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    - Fail safe by entering panic mode if macchanger exits with an
      error, since in this situation we have to treat the
      driver/device state as undefined. Also, we previously just
      exited the script in this case, not triggering the panic mode
      and potentially leaking the real MAC address (Closes: #8571).
    - Disable upgrade checking in the Unsafe Browser. Until now the
      Unsafe Browser has checked for upgrades of the Tor Browser in
      the clear (Closes: #8694).

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    - Wait for notification-daemon to run before showing the MAC
      spoofing panic mode notifications. Without this, the "Network
      card disabled" notification is sometimes lost when MAC spoofing
      fails. Unfortunately this only improves the situation, but
      doesn't fix it completely (see #8685).
    - Log that we're going to stop NetworkManager before trying to do
      it in the MAC spoofing scripts. Without this we wouldn't get the
      log message in case stopping NetworkManager fails (thanks to
      `set -e`).
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      (Closes: #8071).
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      USB drive after it has started (Closes: #8353).
    - Make rsync compare file contents by using --checksum for more
      reliable generation of the squashfs filesystem in
      IUKs. Previously it used the default, which is checking
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      Tor browser files, that have a fixed mtime, which could result
      in updated files not ending up in the IUK.
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      to our website's new X.509 certificate authority (Closes: #8404).
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      doesn't exist (except on the system that generated the build
      box) which causes an error for some users (Closes: #7644).
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      on the Debian reproducible build front:
      https://reproducible.debian.net/index_pkg_sets.html#tails
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    - Fix the expected image of a check.tp.o failure. Previously we
      looked for the "Sorry. You are not using Tor." text, but it
      seems it recently changed enough for Sikuli to not find it. To
      prevent future errors of the same kind we'll look for the
      crossed-over onion icon instead (Closes: #8533).
    - Bump timeout when waiting for Tor to re-bootstrap. We have a
      dreaded issue with timeouts that are multiple of 2 minutes, and
      then Tor succeeds soon after, so in order to allow for this
      timeout to be reached twice, and then possibly succeed, let's
      use N*2 minutes + 30 seconds, with N=2.
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    - Create a CA bundle for Tails Upgrader at ISO build time, and
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      possible to check for Tails upgrades after our website changes
      certificate around the 2014 to 2015 transition (Partially fixes
      #8404).
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  * Security fixes
    - Upgrade Linux to 3.16.0-4, i.e. 3.16.7-1.
    - Install Tor Browser 4.0.2 (based on Firefox 31.3.0esr).
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  * Bugfixes
    - Install syslinux-utils, to get isohybrid back (Closes: #8155).
    - Update xserver-xorg-input-evdev to 1:2.7.0-1+tails1 which
      includes a patch that restores mouse scrolling in KVM/Spice
      (Closes: 7426).
    - Set Torbutton logging preferences to the defaults (Closes:
      #8160). With the default settings, no site-specific information is
      logged.
    - Use the correct stack of rootfs:s for the chroot browsers (Closes:
      #8152, #8158). After installing incremental upgrades Tails' root
      filesystem consists of a stack squashfs:s, not only
      filesystem.squashfs. When not stacking them correct we may end up
      using the Tor Browser (Firefox) from an older version of Tails, or
      with no Tor Browser at all, as in the upgrade from Tails 1.1.2 to
      1.2, when we migrated from Iceweasel to the Tor Browser. Based on
      a patch contributed by sanic.
    - Use the Tor Browser for MIME type that GNOME associates with
      Iceweasel (Closes: #8153). Open URLs from Claws Mail, KeePassX
      etc. should be possible again.
    - Update patch to include all Intel CPU microcodes (Closes: #8189).
    - AppArmor: allow Pidgin to run Tor Browser unconfined, with
      scrubbed environment (Closes: #8186). Links opened in Pidgin are