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Merge remote-tracking branch 'cbrownstein/doc/17334-rescue-broken-tails' into...

Merge remote-tracking branch 'cbrownstein/doc/17334-rescue-broken-tails' into doc/17334-rescue-broken-tails
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* [[Tails VERSION was released on MONTH DAY|news/version_VERSION]] ((emergency release)?).
* [[Tails 4.10 was released on August 25|news/version_4.10]].
* Tails VERSION+1 is [[scheduled for MONTH DAY|contribute/calendar]].
* Tails 4.11 is [[scheduled for September 22|contribute/calendar]].
The following changes were introduced in Tails VERSION:
The following changes were introduced in Tails 4.10:
XXX: Copy the "Changes" section of the release notes, and compact a bit:
* Update Linux to 5.7.10. This should improve the support for newer hardware (graphics, Wi-Fi, etc.).
* Remove lines about software upgrade (that's not Tails itself).
* Remove screenshots.
* Remove "New features" and "Upgrades and changes" headlines.
* Remove line about Changelog.
* Hide the welcome message when starting Thunderbird.
* Fix support for USB Wi-Fi adapters with Atheros AR9271 hardware. (#17834)
* Fix USB tethering from iPhone. (#17820)
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- Upgraded Linux to 5.7.17-1 ([[!tails_ticket 17895]]).
XXX: If you feel like it and developers, foundation team, and RMs don't do it themselves,
list important code work that is not covered already by the
Release section (for example, the changes being worked on for
the next version).
Documentation and website
......@@ -223,26 +219,11 @@ Partners
- We added Freiheitsfoo as [[partner|partners]].
Past events
Upcoming events
On-going discussions
XXX: Link to the thread on <>.
Press and testimonials
XXX: Copy content from [[!tails_gitweb wiki/src/press/media_appearances_2020.mdwn]]
This page is continuously updated by, so if
it's empty there might be nothing special to report.
- GitLab MR terminology update: WIP→ Draft : Link to the thread on <>.
- Reviewers: Link to the thread on <>.
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- [[!traillink Warnings_about_the_Persistent_Storage|first_steps/persistence/warnings]]
- [[!traillink Creating_and_configuring_the_Persistent_Storage|first_steps/persistence/configure]]
- [[!traillink Unlocking_and_using_the_Persistent_Storage|first_steps/persistence/use]]
- [[!traillink Making_a_backup_of_your_Persistent_Storage|first_steps/persistence/copy]]
- [[!traillink Rescuing_your_Persistent_Storage|first_steps/persistence/rescue]]
- [[!traillink Making_a_backup_of_your_Persistent_Storage|first_steps/persistence/backup]]
- [[!traillink Rescuing_your_Persistent_Storage_from_a_broken_Tails|first_steps/persistence/rescue]]
- [[!traillink Deleting_the_Persistent_Storage|first_steps/persistence/delete]]
- [[!traillink Installing_additional_software|first_steps/additional_software]]
- [[!traillink Reporting_an_error|first_steps/bug_reporting]]
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- [[Warnings about the Persistent Storage|first_steps/persistence/warnings]]
- [[Creating and configuring the Persistent Storage|first_steps/persistence/configure]]
- [[Unlocking and using the Persistent Storage|first_steps/persistence/use]]
- [[Making a backup of your Persistent Storage|first_steps/persistence/copy]]
- [[Rescuing your Persistent Storage|first_steps/persistence/rescue]]
- [[Making a backup of your Persistent Storage|first_steps/persistence/backup]]
- [[Rescuing your Persistent Storage from a broken Tails|first_steps/persistence/rescue]]
- [[Deleting the Persistent Storage|first_steps/persistence/delete]]
[[!meta title="Making a backup of your Persistent Storage"]]
<!-- XXX: These instructions should be kept in sync with doc/first_steps/persistence/rescue.mdwn -->
These instructions explain how to back up your Persistent Storage to
another Tails USB stick.
<div class="tip">
If your Tails is broken and you are trying to rescue your Persistent Storage,
see our [[instructions on rescuing your Persistent
Storage from a broken Tails|doc/first_steps/persistence/rescue]].
Create a new Tails to store your backup
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<p>If you turn off a feature, it will be
unavailable after restarting Tails but the
[[corresponding files|doc/first_steps/persistence/copy#feature_files]]
corresponding files
are still saved in the Persistent Storage.</p>
<p>To delete the files corresponding to a feature:</p>
[[!meta title="Rescuing your Persistent Storage"]]
[[!meta title="Rescuing your Persistent Storage from a broken Tails"]]
<!-- TODO: Explain when these instructions apply. -->
<!-- XXX: These instructions should be kept in sync with doc/first_steps/persistence/backup.mdwn -->
If your Tails becomes broken, for example, it no longer starts, you can follow
these instructions to try to rescue your Persistent Storage.
<div class="tip">
It is advisable to keep a current backup of your Persistent Storage. To learn
how to create a backup of your Persistent Storage, see our [[instructions on
how to back up your Persistent Storage to another Tails USB
1. Install Tails on a new USB stick on which you want to rescue your Persistent
Storage. Make sure that this new USB stick is at least
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password|doc/first_steps/welcome_screen/administration_password]], and
unlock the Persistent Storage.
<div class="caution">
Make sure that all applications are closed before continuing with these
instructions. Otherwise, the Persistent Storage might not be properly
rescued from your broken Tails.
1. Choose
<span class="menuchoice">
<span class="guimenu">Applications</span>&nbsp;▸
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You can now eject the <span class="guilabel">TailsData</span> volume in the
<span class="application">Files</span> browser and unplug your broken
<span class="application">Files</span> browser and unplug the USB stick that
has your broken Tails on it.
......@@ -43,7 +43,7 @@ Documentation and website
- We rewrote completely the instructions to [[backup the persistent
- We documented how to do right-click on Mac. ([[!tails_ticket 15718]])
......@@ -97,7 +97,7 @@ Documentation and website
to display progress (`status=progress`) and sync on-the-fly (`oflag=direct`).
- We fixed the display of the output of `rsync` when doing a [[backup of the
persistent volume|doc/first_steps/persistence/copy]].
persistent volume|doc/first_steps/persistence/backup]].
Hot topics on our help desk
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including USB sticks and SSDs.
- [[How to backup your persistent
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