You need

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1½ hours in total ½ hour ¼ hour
[[!inline pages="inc/stable_amd64_iso_size" raw="yes" sort="age"]] to download
½ hour to install ½ hour to upgrade

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Your Tails

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1 other Tails
USB stick or DVD

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1 USB stick
8 GB minimum
All data will be lost!

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1 USB stick
8 GB minimum
All data will be lost!
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a smartphone
another computer,
or a printer
to follow the instructions

Your steps

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Download

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Download

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Restart

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Install

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Install intermediary

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Install intermediary

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Restart

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Restart

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Install Upgrade

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Restart

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Configure

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Restart