Commit de0dc407 authored by Tails developers's avatar Tails developers
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Improve release notes and changelog for 1.2.3.

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tails (1.2.3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Security fixes
- Upgrade linux-image-3.16.0-4-* to version 3.16.7-ckt2-1.
- Install Tor Browser 4.0.3 (based on Firefox 31.4.0esr) (Closes:
#8700).
- Upgrade Linux to 3.16.7-ckt2-1.
- Upgrade Tor Browser to 4.0.3 (based on Firefox 31.4.0esr)
(Closes: #8700).
- Fail safe by entering panic mode if macchanger exits with an
error, since in this situation we have to treat the
driver/device state as undefined. Also, we previously just
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the clear (Closes: #8694).
* Bugfixes
- Fix startup of the Unsafe Browser in some locales (Closes: #8693).
- Wait for notification-daemon to run before showing the MAC
spoofing panic mode notifications. Without this, the "Network
card disabled" notification is sometimes lost when MAC spoofing
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it in the MAC spoofing scripts. Without this we wouldn't get the
log message in case stopping NetworkManager fails (thanks to
`set -e`).
- Set gnome-screenshot preferences to save the screenshots in
- Set GNOME Screenshot preferences to save the screenshots in
/home/amnesia (Closes: #8087).
- Do not suspend to RAM when closing lid on battery power (Closes:
#8071).
- Do not suspend to RAM when closing the lid on battery power
(Closes: #8071).
- Properly update the Tails Installer's status when plugging in a
USB drive after it has started (Closes: #8353).
- Make rsync compare file contents by using --checksum for more
reliable generation of the squashfs filesystem in
IUKs. Previously it used the default, which is checking
timestamps and file size, but that doesn't play well with some
of the Tor browser files, which could result in updated files
not ending up in the IUK.
timestamps and file size, but that doesn't play well with the
Tor browser files, that have a fixed mtime, which could result
in updated files not ending up in the IUK.
* Minor improvements
- Finish migrating tails-security-check and tails-iuk to our
website's new X.509 certificate authority (Closes: #8404).
- Finish migrating tails-security-check's and tails-iuk's pinning
to our website's new X.509 certificate authority (Closes: #8404).
* Build system
- Update to vagrant build box tails-builder-20141201. The only
- Update to Vagrant build box tails-builder-20141201. The only
change is the removal of a reference to an ISO image which
doesn't exist (except on the system that generated the build
box) which causes an error for some users (Closes: #7644).
- Generate the list of packages used during build, after building
with Jenkins (Closes: #8518).
with Jenkins (Closes: #8518). This allows tracking their status
on the Debian reproducible build front:
https://reproducible.debian.net/index_pkg_sets.html#tails
* Automated test suite
- Check PO files (Closes: #8359).
- Check PO files with i18nspector (Closes: #8359).
- Fix the expected image of a check.tp.o failure. Previously we
looked for the "Sorry. You are not using Tor." text, but it
seems it recently changed enough for Sikuli to not find it. To
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On January 3rd, the SSL certificate of our website hosting provider,
boum.org, expired. This means that if you still are running Tails
1.2.1 or older, you will get any update notifications any more. Please
1.2.1 or older, you will not get any update notification. Please
help spreading the word!
[[!toc levels=1]]
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# Changes
* Security fixes
- Upgrade linux-image-3.16.0-4-* to version 3.16.7-ckt2-1.
- Install Tor Browser 4.0.3 (based on Firefox 31.4.0esr) (Closes:
[[!tails_ticket 8700]]).
- Improve MAC spoofing fail safes, which includes preventing one
more way the MAC address could be leaked. (Closes:
[[!tails_ticket 8571]]).
- Upgrade to Linux 3.16.7-ckt2-1.
- Upgrade to Tor Browser 4.0.3 (based on Firefox 31.4.0esr)
([[!tails_ticket 8700]]).
- Improve MAC spoofing fail-safe mechanisms, which includes preventing one
more way the MAC address could be leaked. ([[!tails_ticket 8571]]).
- Disable upgrade checking in the Unsafe Browser. Until now the
Unsafe Browser has checked for upgrades of the Tor Browser in
the clear (Closes: [[!tails_ticket 8694]]).
the clear ([[!tails_ticket 8694]]).
* Bugfixes
- Set gnome-screenshot preferences to save the screenshots in
/home/amnesia (Closes: [[!tails_ticket 8087]]).
- Do not suspend to RAM when closing lid on battery power (Closes:
[[!tails_ticket 8071]]).
- Fix startup of the Unsafe Browser in some locales
([[!tails_ticket 8693]]).
- Repair the desktop screenshot feature ([[!tails_ticket 8087]]).
- Do not suspend to RAM when closing the lid on battery power
([[!tails_ticket 8071]]).
- Properly update the Tails Installer's status when plugging in a
USB drive after it has started (Closes: [[!tails_ticket 8353]]).
USB drive after it has started ([[!tails_ticket 8353]]).
See the [online
Changelog](https://git-tails.immerda.ch/tails/plain/debian/changelog)
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