Commit 7517eb79 authored by Tails developers's avatar Tails developers

Putting Tails USB stick when needed

parent bafd254d
......@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@ media, and later clone it onto a USB stick.
1. Get a first Tails running. To do so you can either:
- Start Tails from a [[Tails DVD|dvd]] (recommended).
- Start Tails from another Tails USB, for example from a
- Start Tails from another Tails USB stick, for example from a
friend.
- [[Manually install Tails onto another USB|installation/manual]]
and start *Tails Installer* from it.
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[[!meta title="Encrypted persistence"]]
If you start Tails from a USB stick, you can create a
If you start from a Tails USB stick, you can create a
persistent volume in the free space left on the device by <span
class="application">Tails Installer</span>. 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
<p>It is only possible to create a persistent volume if the USB stick
was installed using <span class="application">[[Tails
Installer|doc/first_steps/installation]]</span>.</p>
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......@@ -42,7 +42,7 @@ Passphrase</span> text boxes.
<strong>If the creation is interrupted before it finishes</strong>, you may not
be able to start Tails from this device any more. This can happen if you
close the window of the wizard or unplug the USB stick during the creation of
close the window of the wizard or unplug the Tails USB stick during the creation of
the persistent volume. [[Delete|first_steps/reset]] and
[[reinstall|first_steps/installation]] Tails to fix this issue.
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......@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@ According to your type of computer, read the instructions for either
## PC
Shutdown the computer, plug your device, and start the computer. You
Shutdown the computer, plug your Tails USB stick, and start the computer. You
should see the Tails boot menu.
If your computer does not automatically do so, you might need to edit the BIOS
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[[!meta title="Upgrading a Tails USB stick"]]
Tails includes an automatic mechanism to upgrade a USB stick to
Tails includes an automatic mechanism to upgrade a Tails USB stick to
newer versions. When it is not possible to do this **automatic upgrade**, it is
possible to do a **manual upgrade**. This page describes both techniques.
......@@ -140,7 +140,7 @@ For example, when:
- The automatic upgrade failed and you need to repair a Tails device.
In that case, <span class="application">Tails Installer</span> allows you to
manually upgrade a USB stick to a newer version of Tails. Using <span
manually upgrade a Tails USB stick to a newer version of Tails. Using <span
class="application">Tails Installer</span> you can either:
- [[Upgrade by cloning from another device|upgrade#clone]] which already
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......@@ -636,8 +636,8 @@ liar; the answer of a true liar would always be "no".
using the command line|doc/get/verify_the_iso_image_using_the_command_line]]
against the DVD itself.
- There is no documented method of verifying the integrity of a USB stick or SD
card installed using <span class="application">Tails
- There is no documented method of verifying the integrity of a Tails device
installed using <span class="application">Tails
Installer</span>. However, if you have another trusted Tails device,
you can [[clone it onto the untrusted device|doc/first_steps/upgrade]] to
reset it to a trusted state.
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......@@ -69,8 +69,8 @@ This USB stick doesn't start Tails at all, the USB 2.0 workaround is not working
Acer Travelmate 8573T-254G50M
-----------------------------
Booting from DVD works fine, but does not start on USB sticks created
using Tails Installer.
Booting from DVD works fine, but does not start from Tails USB sticks,
created using Tails Installer.
This problem might be corrected in Tails 1.1 and newer: please report
your test results back to us.
......@@ -78,7 +78,7 @@ your test results back to us.
Acer Aspire 5315-ICL50
----------------------
Does not start on USB sticks created using Tails Installer.
Does not start on Tails USB sticks, created using Tails Installer.
ASUS VivoBook X202E
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......@@ -98,7 +98,7 @@ device installed using Tails Installer.
Dell Inc. Latitude E6430 and E6230
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Does not start on USB sticks created using Tails Installer.
Does not start on Tails USB sticks, created using Tails Installer.
With BIOS versions A03 06/03/2012 (and A09, A11, and A12)
......@@ -113,7 +113,7 @@ your test results back to us.
Dell XPS L702X/03RG89, Samsung RV520, Samsung Series 7 Chronos
--------------------------------------------------------------
Does not start on USB sticks created using Tails Installer.
Does not start on Tails USB sticks, created using Tails Installer.
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
......@@ -142,7 +142,7 @@ newer versions: please report 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 Tails USB sticks, created using Tails Installer.
HP Compaq dc5750 Microtower
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......@@ -174,7 +174,7 @@ Goes back continuously to boot menu on Tails installed on DVD.
Clevo W258CU, ThinkPad X220, X121e, T420i, T410, T520, W520, T530, E325, and E530
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
These machines do not start on USB sticks created using Tails USB
These machines do not start on TailsUSB sticks, created using Tails USB
Installer, due to a firmware limitation.
A workaround for some of these machines is to use the [[manual
......@@ -204,7 +204,7 @@ Mac
UEFI mode.
* MacBook Pro (early 2011) fails to boot from DVD since Tails 1.1.
* Mac Pro Tower and MacBook Pro 4,1 (both from early 2008) and
MacBook Pro 8,2 (late 2011) fail to boot from a USB stick created by
MacBook Pro 8,2 (late 2011) fail to boot from a Tails USB stick created by
Tails Installer.
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