Commit 8561c24b authored by Tails developers's avatar Tails developers
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Add example of dotfiles usage

parent 9dc471d6
......@@ -282,6 +282,26 @@ subfolders of <span class="filename">dotfiles</span> are also linked
in the corresponding subfolder of your <span class="filename">Home
Folder</span>).
For example, having the following files in <span
class="filename">/live/persistence/TailsData_unlocked/dotfiles</span>:
/live/persistence/TailsData_unlocked/dotfiles
├── file_a
├── folder
│   ├── file_b
│   └── subfolder
│   └── file_c
└── emptyfolder
Produces the following result in <span class="filename">/home/amnesia</span>:
/home/amnesia
├── file_a → /live/persistence/TailsData_unlocked/dotfiles/file_a
└── folder
   ├── file_b → /live/persistence/TailsData_unlocked/dotfiles/folder/file_b
   └── subfolder
   └── file_c → /live/persistence/TailsData_unlocked/dotfiles/folder/subfolder/file_c
This option is useful if you want to make some specific files
persistent, but not the folders they are stored in. A fine example are
the so called "dotfiles" (and hence the name of this feature), the
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