Commit e06ba19e authored by sajolida's avatar sajolida
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Add my bits to the monthly report

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[[!meta title="Tails report for MONTH, YEAR"]]
[[!meta title="Tails report for June, 2020"]]
[[!meta date="`date --rfc-2822` eg. Thu, 08 Feb 2018 07:21:15 +0000"]]
[[!pagetemplate template="news.tmpl"]]
......@@ -7,18 +7,44 @@
* [[Tails VERSION was released on MONTH DAY|news/version_VERSION]] ((emergency release)?).
[[Tails 4.7 was released on June 2|news/version_4.7]]:
* Tails VERSION+1 is [[scheduled for MONTH DAY|contribute/calendar]].
- Make the installation of Additional Software more robust. ([[!tails_ticket 17278]])
The following changes were introduced in Tails VERSION:
- Clarify the error message when entering an incorrect password to unlock a
VeraCrypt volume: *Wrong passphrase or parameters* instead of *Error
unlocking volume*. ([[!tails_ticket 17668]])
XXX: Copy the "Changes" section of the release notes, and compact a bit:
- Clean up confusing comments in `/etc/tor/torrc`. ([[!tails_ticket 17706]])
* Remove lines about software upgrade (that's not Tails itself).
* Remove screenshots.
* Remove "New features" and "Upgrades and changes" headlines.
* Remove line about Changelog.
[[Tails 4.8 was released on June 30|news/version_4.8]]:
- We disabled the *Unsafe Browser* by default and clarified that [[the
*Unsafe Browser* can be used to deanonymize
- We added a new feature of the Persistent Storage to save the settings
from the Welcome Screen.
This feature is beta and only the additional setting to enable the
*Unsafe Browser* is made persistent. The other settings (language,
keyboard, and other additional settings) will be made persistent in
Tails 4.9 (July 28).
- Fix the *Find in page* feature of *Thunderbird*. ([[!tails_ticket
- Fix shutting down automatically the laptop when resuming from suspend
with the Tails USB stick removed. ([[!tails_ticket 16787]])
- Notify always when [[MAC address
spoofing|doc/first_steps/welcome_screen/mac_spoofing]] fails and the
network interface is disabled. ([[!tails_ticket 17779]])
- Fix the import of OpenPGP public keys in binary format (non armored)
from the *Files* browser.
Tails 4.9 is [[scheduled for July 28|contribute/calendar]].
......@@ -28,20 +54,26 @@ XXX: If you feel like it and developers, foundation team, and RMs don't do it th
Release section (for example, the changes being worked on for
the next version).
Documentation and website
XXX: If you feel like it and technical writers don't do it
themselves, explore the Git history:
- syster added a favicon to our website. ([[!tails_mr 37]])
git log --patch --since='1 October' --until='1 November' origin/master -- "doc**.*m*" "about**.*m*" "support**.*m*" "install**.*m*" "upgrade**.*m*"
- Documented the
[[letterboxing feature of *Tor Browser*|doc/anonymous_internet/Tor_Browser#letterboxing]].
([[!tails_issue 17227]])
User experience
- Interviewed 4 more candidates to the
[[Technical Writer job offer|jobs/technical_writer]].
XXX: If you feel like it and the UX team does not do it
themselves, check the archives of tails-ux:
- Added a shortcut on top of the [[cloning instructions|install/clone]]
for people who are already in Tails.
- Reported a [bug upstream to
Etcher]( about Windows manipulating the
system partition, leading to a failed verification.
([[!tails_ticket 17634]])
Hot topics on our help desk
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XXX: The fundraising team should look at the fundraising Git.
git log --patch --since='1 December' --until='1 January' origin/master
XXX: The fundraising and accounting teams should look at the archives of <> and <>.
- Submitted a full proposal to the
[OTF Core Infrastructure Fund](
to improve the user experience of
[[connecting to Tor|blueprint/network_connection]] and using Tails to
circumvent censorship.
Published outreach the leaflets and their source on the website:
[[!map pages="contribute/how/promote/material/leaflets/*.pdf"]]
[[!img contribute/how/promote/material/leaflets/page-1.png link="no" alt=""]]
[[!img contribute/how/promote/material/leaflets/page-2.png link="no" alt=""]]
Past events
- El Barracon Digital from El Progreso, Honduras, organized an
international online webinar on Tails: [Privacidad y Anonimato Con
Upcoming events
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Press and testimonials
XXX: Copy content from [[!tails_gitweb wiki/src/press/media_appearances_2020.mdwn]]
This page is continuously updated by, so if
it's empty there might be nothing special to report.
* 2020-06-23: [Privacy-Focused OS Wants to Know How Facebook and the FBI Hacked
by Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai in Motherboard.
* 2020-06-10: [Facebook Helped the FBI Hack a Child
by Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai in Motherboard.
XXX: Add the output of (adjust month!):
sudo apt-get install intltool
git checkout $(git rev-list -n 1 --before="September 1" origin/master) && \
git submodule update --init && \
## All the website
- fr: 84% (5415) strings translated, 8% strings fuzzy
- es: 47% (3072) strings translated, 8% strings fuzzy
- de: 30% (1988) strings translated, 13% strings fuzzy
- it: 28% (1808) strings translated, 10% strings fuzzy
- fa: 22% (1474) strings translated, 13% strings fuzzy
- pt: 22% (1418) strings translated, 9% strings fuzzy
## [[Core pages of the website|contribute/l10n_tricks/core_po_files.txt]]
- fr: 83% (1709) strings translated, 10% strings fuzzy
- es: 77% (1585) strings translated, 10% strings fuzzy
- it: 50% (1043) strings translated, 20% strings fuzzy
- de: 50% (1041) strings translated, 21% strings fuzzy
- pt: 39% (815) strings translated, 14% strings fuzzy
- fa: 20% (415) strings translated, 15% strings fuzzy
## Core pages of the website for languages not activated on the website yet
- zh_TW: 25% (447) strings translated, 12% strings fuzzy
- zh: 12% (224) strings translated, 6% strings fuzzy
- ru: 8% (160) strings translated, 5% strings fuzzy
- pl: 8% (149) strings translated, 4% strings fuzzy
- tr: 8% (148) strings translated, 4% strings fuzzy
- ar: 7% (132) strings translated, 5% strings fuzzy
- ca: 7% (131) strings translated, 5% strings fuzzy
- id: 5% (99) strings translated, 3% strings fuzzy
- sr_Latn: 4% (80) strings translated, 2% strings fuzzy
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