Commit 39ef8598 authored by sajolida's avatar sajolida

Remove irrelevant mentions of Tails Installer (Will-fix: #16548)

Now that we are distributing USB images, USB sticks installed using
Etcher or GNOME Disks are the same as USB sticks installed using Tails
Installer
parent 683a90e1
[[!meta title="Encrypted persistence"]]
If you start Tails from a USB stick, you can create a
persistent volume in the free space left on the USB stick by <span
class="application">Tails Installer</span>. The files in the persistent
persistent volume in the free space left on the USB stick.
The files in the persistent
volume are saved encrypted and remain available across separate working sessions.
<div class="note">
<p>It is only possible to create a persistent volume if the USB stick
was installed using <span class="application">Tails Installer</span>.</p>
<p>This requires a USB stick of <strong>at least 8 GB</strong>.</p>
</div>
You can use this persistent volume to store any of the following:
- Personal files
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......@@ -11,19 +11,14 @@ as soon as possible.
</div>
Both techniques only work if the upgraded USB stick, was
installed using <span class="application">Tails Installer</span>. **The
persistent storage on the USB stick will be preserved.**
<div class="note">
<p>If you use Tails from a DVD, you need to [[burn a new DVD|install/dvd]].</p>
<p>If you use Tails from a USB stick installed from macOS using the
command line, you need to [[reinstall|install/mac/usb-overview]].</p>
<p>The persistent storage on the USB stick will be preserved.</p>
</div>
If you use Tails from a DVD, you need to [[burn a new DVD|install/dvd]].
[[!toc levels=2]]
<a name="automatic"></a>
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Mac
---
* Any Mac with 32-bit EFI may not succeed in booting Tails USB stick
created by Tails Installer. You can check if a given Mac is 32-bit
* Any Mac with 32-bit EFI might not start on Tails.
You can check if a given Mac is 32-bit
or 64-bit EFI on that list:
<https://www.everymac.com/mac-answers/snow-leopard-mac-os-x-faq/mac-os-x-snow-leopard-64-bit-macs-64-bit-efi-boot-in-64-bit-mode.html>
* MacBook Pro 2016 and 2017: the keyboard, trackpad and Touch Bar do
......@@ -96,8 +96,7 @@ Mac
* MacBook Air 3,2 (A1369 EMC 2392) freezes when booting Tails in
UEFI mode.
* Mac Pro Tower and MacBook Pro 4,1 (both from early 2008)
fails to boot from a USB stick created by
Tails Installer.
fails to start on Tails.
<a id="pc">
......@@ -106,15 +105,14 @@ PC
### Acer Travelmate 8573T-254G50M
Booting from DVD works fine, but does not start from USB sticks
created using Tails Installer.
Booting from DVD works fine, but does not start from USB sticks.
This problem might be corrected in Tails 1.1 and newer: please report
your test results back to us.
### Acer Aspire 5315-ICL50 and Acer ES-1-331
Does not start on USB sticks created using Tails Installer.
Does not start on USB sticks.
### ASUS VivoBook X202E
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### Dell Latitude E6430 and E6230
Does not start on USB sticks created using Tails Installer.
Does not start on USB sticks.
With BIOS versions A03 06/03/2012 (and A09, A11, and A12)
......@@ -165,11 +163,10 @@ options|/doc/first_steps/startup_options/#boot_loader_menu]].
### Dell XPS L702X/03RG89, Samsung RV520, Samsung Series 7 Chronos
Does not start on USB sticks created using Tails Installer.
Does not start on USB sticks.
We were reported that the legacy BIOS shipped on these systems doesn't
know how to deal with the GPT partition scheme installed by Tails
Installer.
know how to deal with the GPT partition scheme used in Tails.
This problem might be corrected in Tails 1.1 and newer: please report
your test results back to us.
......@@ -178,16 +175,16 @@ your test results back to us.
### Fujitsu Siemens Amilo A 1667G
Does not start on USB sticks created using Tails Installer.
Does not start on USB sticks.
### HP Compaq dc5750 Microtower
Does not start Tails 1.2.3 created using Tails Installer.
Does not start Tails 1.2.3.
### HP Compaq 615
You need to update the firmware to its latest version in order to start from a
device installed using Tails Installer.
USB stick.
### HP Compaq CQ60-214DX
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### HP Pavilion dv7
Since Tails 1.3, gets stuck at the Boot Loader Menu, whether Tails is installed manually or using
Tails Installer.
Since Tails 1.3, gets stuck at the Boot Loader Menu.
### HP ProBook
......@@ -222,8 +218,8 @@ Goes back continuously to Boot Loader Menu on Tails installed on DVD.
### Clevo W258CU, ThinkPad X121e, T420i, T410, T520, W520, T530, T60, E325, and E530
These machines do not start on USB sticks created using Tails
Installer due to a firmware limitation.
These machines do not start on USB sticks
due to a firmware limitation.
A workaround for some of these machines is to use the [[manual
installation process|install/linux/usb]].
......@@ -521,7 +517,7 @@ This issue has been reported on the following hardware:
- Apple when booting from a USB stick:
- MacBook Air 5,1
- MacBook Air 5,2 (using a device installed with Tails Installer)
- MacBook Air 5,2
- MacBook Air 6,2
- MacBook Pro 7,1 13-inch (mid 2010)
- MacBook Pro 9,2 13-inch (mid 2012)
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