Commit 8d5e2e75 authored by sajolida's avatar sajolida
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Merge branch 'doc/14965-dotfile-for-monitors' (Closes: #14965)

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- Tails 3.0 is based on Debian 9 (Stretch)
- *Tails Installer* is available on Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) or later.
- **<i>Files</i>**, **<i>Disks</i>**, etc.
To refer to GNOME applications:
- Use their short name as it appears in the menus when giving
instructions to be executed inside Tails.
*For example*:
- Open */live/persistence/TailsData_unlocked/dotfiles* in *Files*.
- Prepend "*GNOME*" when giving instructions to be executed outside of
*For example*:
- Install GNOME Disks in Debian.
- **graphics card**
And not *graphics adapters*, *graphics*, *graphical hardware*, or
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[[!inline pages="doc/first_steps/persistence.caution" raw="yes" sort="age"]]
[[!toc levels=2]]
[[!toc levels=3]]
To start the persistent volume assistant, choose
<span class="menuchoice">
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only links files, and not folders, from the persistent volume into the <span
class="filename">Home</span> folder.
<a id="displays"></a>
### Save the configuration of your displays
If you have more than one display (for example, two monitors or a
projector), you can save the configuration of your displays using the
<span class="guilabel">Dotfiles</span> feature.
1. Activate the <span class="guilabel">Dotfiles</span> feature and restart Tails.
1. Choose <span class="menuchoice">
<span class="guimenu">System Tools</span>&nbsp;▸
<span class="guisubmenu">Settings</span>&nbsp;▸
<span class="guimenuitem">Displays</span></span>.
1. Configure your displays.
1. Open <span class="filename">/live/persistence/TailsData_unlocked/dotfiles</span>
in <span class="application">Files</span>.
1. Choose <span class="menuchoice">
<span class="guimenu">[[!img lib/open-menu.png alt="Menu" class=symbolic link="no"]]</span>&nbsp;▸
<span class="guisubmenu">Show Hidden Files</span>.
1. Create a folder called <span class="filename">.config</span>
(<span class="filename">config</span> preceded by a dot).
1. Copy the <span class="filename">.config/monitors.xml</span> file from
your <span class="filename">Home</span> folder to
<span class="filename">/live/persistence/TailsData_unlocked/dotfiles/.config</span>.
<a id="additional_software"></a>
Additional software packages
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