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- [[!traillink Check_the_file_system_of_the_persistent_volume|first_steps/persistence/check_file_system]]
- [[!traillink Delete_the_persistent_volume|first_steps/persistence/delete]]
- [[!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]]
- [[!traillink Upgrading_a_Tails_USB_stick_or_SD_card|first_steps/upgrade]]
- Uninstalling Tails or resetting a USB stick or SD card
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[[!meta title="Encrypted persistence"]]
[[!inline pages="install/inc/steps/create_persistence_intro.inline" raw="yes"]]
If you start Tails from a USB stick or SD card, 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">
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</div>
You can use this persistent volume to store different kinds of files:
- your personal files and working documents
- the software packages that you download and install in Tails
- the configuration of the programs you use
- your encryption keys
The persistent volume is an encrypted partition protected by a passphrase.
Once the persistent volume is created, you can choose to activate it or not
each time you start Tails.
[[!inline pages="doc/first_steps/persistence.caution" raw="yes"]]
How to use the persistent volume
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[[!toc levels=2]]
Start the persistent volume assistant
=====================================
To start the persistent volume assistant, choose
<span class="menuchoice">
<span class="guimenu">Applications</span>&nbsp;▸
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</div>
Creating the persistent volume
==============================
When run for the first time, or after [[deleting the persistent
volume|delete]], the assistant proposes to create a new persistent volume on
the device from which Tails is running.
1. The persistent volume is an encrypted partition protected by a passphrase.
Specify a passphrase of your choice in both the
<span class="guilabel">Passphrase</span> and <span class="guilabel">Verify
Passphrase</span> text boxes.
2. Click on the <span class="guilabel">Create</span> button.
3. Wait for the creation to finish.
<div class="bug">
<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 or SD card during the creation of
the persistent volume. [[Delete|first_steps/reset]] and
[[reinstall|first_steps/installation]] Tails to fix this issue.
</div>
<a id="features"></a>
the device from which Tails is running. Refer to our [[installation
instructions|install/clone#create-persistence]] for more guidance on
creating the persistent volume.
Persistence features
====================
When run from a Tails device that already has a persistent volume, the assistant
shows a list of the possible persistence features. Each feature corresponds to a
set a files to be saved in the persistent volume.
<div class="note">
<strong>Restart Tails to apply the changes</strong> after selecting or
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<div class="step-image">[[!img install/inc/infography/create-persistence.png link="no"]]</div>
[[!inline pages="install/inc/steps/create_persistence_intro.inline" raw="yes"]]
You can optionally create an *encrypted persistent storage* in the
remaining free space on the
<span class="windows linux mac-usb">final</span>
<span class="clone">new</span>
Tails USB stick to store any of the following:
- Your personal files and working documents
- Some of your settings
- Your encryption keys
The data in the encrypted persistent storage:
- Remains available across separate working sessions.
- Is encrypted using a passphrase of your choice.
<div class="caution">
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You can optionally create an *encrypted persistent storage* in the
remaining free space on your Tails USB stick to store any of the following:
- Your personal files and working documents
- Some of your settings
- Your encryption keys
The data in the encrypted persistent storage:
- Remains available across separate working sessions.
- Is encrypted using a passphrase of your choice.
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1. Which version of Tails are you trying to start?
1. Did you verify the ISO image? How?
1. How did you verify the ISO image?
1. Which is the brand, and model of the computer?
1. Which is the brand and model of the computer?
1. What exactly happens when trying to start? Report the complete error
message that appears on the screen, if any.
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