Commit 506ee2ae authored by Tails developers's avatar Tails developers
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Structure the known issues

parent 610f0226
......@@ -4,30 +4,10 @@ Some machines have been reported to have problems starting Tails.
This list might not be accurate nor complete.
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Tails may not erase all the system memory on shutdown
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On rare systems (non-PAE with big amounts of memory),
Tails does not consistently [[erase all system memory as it
should|bugs/sdmem_does_not_clear_all_memory]].
Connecting to FTP servers is not possible
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Public FTP servers on the Internet are not reachable using Tails.
See [[the corresponding task|todo/fix_Internet_FTP_support]] for more details.
YouTube video are hard to get
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[[HTML5 video are not easily seen on YouTube|todo/easier_YouTube]]. When the
message *This video is currently unavailable* appears, the video can actually be viewed.
Right-click on the page, select **NoScript** → **Blocked objects** and
**Temporarily allow…** the video.
Tails will never support videos which requires Flash (those with ads).
Problems starting Tails
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Apple hardware
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......@@ -71,15 +51,15 @@ ThinkPad X220 / T520
See the corresponding [[ticket|/bugs/ThinkPad_X220_vs_GPT]].
"Connect automatically" for NetworkManager connections isn't persistent.
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Security issues
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When the "Network Connections" persistence feature is
activated, the "Connect automatically" settings isn't saved for any
connection. While this is a bug, it's actually a good
one. NetworkManager itself enables this option by default for all new
connections, and could result in users re-connecting to a previous network at
times when they don't want that.
Tails may not erase all the system memory on shutdown
-----------------------------------------------------
On rare systems (non-PAE with big amounts of memory),
Tails does not consistently [[erase all system memory as it
should|bugs/sdmem_does_not_clear_all_memory]].
After using the Tails USB installer, the "emergency shutdown" doesn't work.
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......@@ -89,12 +69,6 @@ The Tails USB installer messes a bit too much with the USB devices for the
it. If you believe this feature is critical for the session you're running, we
advice you to reboot Tails.
Tails fails to connect to certain Wi-Fi networks
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This may be related to the introduction of wireless regulation support
in Tails 0.13.
Tails DVD eject failure
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......@@ -111,3 +85,38 @@ Claws Mail isn't using its dedicated Tor SocksPort for Tor hidden
service IMAP/POP/SMTP servers (instead Tor's TransPort is used). This
is just a deviation from Tails' design and should have no adverse real
world consequences.
Other issues
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Connecting to FTP servers is not possible
-----------------------------------------
Public FTP servers on the Internet are not reachable using Tails.
See [[the corresponding task|todo/fix_Internet_FTP_support]] for more details.
YouTube video are hard to get
-----------------------------
[[HTML5 video are not easily seen on YouTube|todo/easier_YouTube]]. When the
message *This video is currently unavailable* appears, the video can actually be viewed.
Right-click on the page, select **NoScript** → **Blocked objects** and
**Temporarily allow…** the video.
Tails will never support videos which requires Flash (those with ads).
"Connect automatically" for NetworkManager connections isn't persistent.
------------------------------------------------------------------------
When the "Network Connections" persistence feature is
activated, the "Connect automatically" settings isn't saved for any
connection. While this is a bug, it's actually a good
one. NetworkManager itself enables this option by default for all new
connections, and could result in users re-connecting to a previous network at
times when they don't want that.
Tails fails to connect to certain Wi-Fi networks
------------------------------------------------
This may be related to the introduction of wireless regulation support
in Tails 0.13.
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