Commit e22fd9ef authored by sajolida's avatar sajolida
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Add my bits of the monthly report

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......@@ -28,9 +28,12 @@ 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).
- We discussed our policy regarding languages support and started
implementing the agreement we've reached ([[!tails_ticket 15807]],
[[!tails_ticket 16094]], [[!tails_ticket 9956]]).
- We agreed on a list of languages that we want to support
out-of-the-box in Tails and started implementing it. The [[*Additional
Software*|doc/first_steps/additional_software]] feature will make it possible
for other users to add their favorite dictionaries and language packs while
making our USB image a bit smaller for everybody. ([[!tails_ticket 15807]],
[[!tails_ticket 16095]], [[!tails_ticket 9956]])
- We identified another possible cause for partially applied
automatic upgrades ([[!tails_ticket 16603]]).
......@@ -44,17 +47,53 @@ XXX: If you feel like it and developers, foundation team, and RMs don't do it th
Documentation and website
XXX: If you feel like it and technical writers don't do it
themselves, explore the Git history:
- We improved how installation and upgrade instructions are linked from
our release notes and download pages. ([[!tails_ticket 16470]])
git log --patch --since='1 October' --until='1 November' origin/master -- "*.*m*"
- We documented [[how to run Tails from a USB image in
which is the only virtualization solution that allows you to use a
persistent volume in a virtual machine.
User experience
XXX: If you feel like it and the UX team does not do it
themselves, check the archives of tails-ux:
- We drafted how to explain Tails in a new
[[homepage|blueprint/explain_tails/homepage]] and [[about
page|blueprint/explain_tails/about]] and tested it with 5 people with
the help from [Simply Secure](
([[!tails_ticket 16536]])
- We analyzed the [success metrics of *Additional Software* and the
integration of
- Both features probably participated in getting our boot stats to
increase again (20% more since September 2019).
- Both features didn't change much the tech-savviness of our user
- The people who use *VeraCrypt* in Tails almost doubled.
Results are good but we expected more. We need to improve how we let
the world know about new features.
- We analyzed the [success metrics for USB
- The percentage of people using Tails from macOS at least doubled
since 3.12.
- USB images account for 76% of our downloads and our download buttons
are hit 3970 times a day on average.
- We created a new version of our logo that can be used
with or without tagline. ([[!tails_ticket 14835]])
[[!img contribute/how/promote/material/logo/tails-logo-flat.svg link="no" size="300x"]] [[!img contribute/how/promote/material/logo/tails-logo-flat-notagline.svg link="no" size="300x"]]
- We documented *Kazam* instead of *recordMyDesktop* to [[record
screencasts when doing usability
testing|contribute/how/user_experience/recording#screencast]] because
it is more reliable.
Hot topics on our help desk
......@@ -91,8 +130,15 @@ XXX: The fundraising team should look at the fundraising Git.
XXX: The fundraising and accounting teams should look at the archives of <> and <>.
- We documented how to [[donate in cash|donate]].
- We identified two grants/programs to apply to this year.
- We explained on our donation page [[why we don't accept donations in
more cryptocurrencies|donate#other-cryptos]].
- We updated the statistics on [[how we spend our
......@@ -108,14 +154,6 @@ Past events
Upcoming events
- sajolida and emmapeel will be at the [Internet Freedom
Festival]( on April 1&ndash;5 in
Valencia, Spain.
sajolida will hold there a workshop on [Creating
usable tools from day one with paper
On-going discussions
......@@ -156,8 +194,6 @@ Metrics
* Tails has been started more than 809 770 times in March. This makes 26 121 boots a day on average.
* 9 970 downloads of the OpenPGP signature of a Tails USB image or ISO from our website.
* WHISPERBACK bug reports were received through WhisperBack.
* 73 bug reports were received through WhisperBack.
[[How do we know this?|support/faq#boot_statistics]]
XXX: Ask <> for these numbers.
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[[!toc levels=2]]
<a id="camera"></a>
Recording with a camera using <span class="application">VLC</span>
......@@ -62,6 +64,8 @@ IPEVO]( works fine from Tails.
- Specify a destination file under
<span class="filename">~/Persistent/</span>.
<a id="screencast"></a>
Recording a screencast
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