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new draft for change persistence passphrase doc

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- [[!traillink Enable_&_Use_the_Persistent_Volume|first_steps/persistence/use]]
- [[!traillink Delete_the_Persistent_Volume|first_steps/persistence/delete]]
- [[!traillink Upgrade_to_more_secure_persistent_volume_settings|first_steps/persistence/upgrade]]
- [[!traillink Change_the_passphrase_of_the_Persistent_Volume|first_steps/persistence/change_passphrase]]
- [[!traillink Report_an_error|first_steps/bug_reporting]]
- [[!traillink Tails_does_not_start|first_steps/bug_reporting/tails_does_not_start]]
- [[!traillink Shutting_down_Tails|first_steps/shutdown]]
[[!meta title="Changing Persistent Volume Passphrase"]]
[[!meta title="Change the passphrase of the Persistent Volume"]]
[[!inline pages="doc/first_steps/persistence.caution" raw="yes"]]
[[!toc levels=2]]
Start Disk Utility
==================
Start GNOME Disk utility
========================
To change your persistent volume passphrase, start
GNOME Disk Utility, choose
<span class="menuchoice">
<span class="guimenu">Applications</span>&nbsp;▸
<span class="guisubmenu">Systems Tools</span>&nbsp;▸
<span class="guimenuitem">Disk Utility</span></span>.
1. Open <span class="application">GNOME Disk Utility</span> from the menu
<span class="menuchoice">
<span class="guimenu">Applications</span>&nbsp;▸
<span class="guisubmenu">System Tools</span>&nbsp;▸
<span class="guimenuitem">Disk Utility</span>
</span>
Find out the device of the persistent volume
============================================
Find out Tails device with Persistent Volume you want to change the Passphrase of
=================================================================================
1. <span class="application">Disk Utility</span> lists all the current storage devices in the
left pane of the window.
On the left part of Disk Utility window, there's a list of
<span class="guilabel">Peripheral Devices</span>. Find the one that
currently has Tails installed onto it.
1. Find the USB stick or SD card containing the persistent volume. It should have
two partitions, one with Tails, another one with the persistent volume.
<div class="tip">
1. In the right pane of the window, verify that the device corresponds
to your device, its brand, its size, etc.
To be sure the device on which changes will be applied is the good one,
you can use its brand, model, size by clicking on it and checking
in the right part of Disk Utility window that it does match. There should be
a Tails partition and an encrypted one for persistence as well.
</div>
Change Persistent Volume Passphrase
Change persistent volume passphrase
===================================
1. Select the persistent volume partition by clicking on it.
1. Select the persistent volume partition by clicking on it.
2. Click on <span class="guilabel">Change Passphrase</span>.
2. Click on <span class="guilabel">Change Passphrase</span>.
3. Type your current passphrase and then type twice the new one.
3. Type your current passphrase and then type twice the new one.
4. Finally click on <span class="guilabel">Change passphrase</span>.
4. Finally click on <span class="guilabel">Change passphrase</span>.
5. You now can reboot your Tails to use persistence with its new passphrase.
5. You now can restart Tails and try to enable the persistent volume
with its new passphrase.
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