Commit a2f6bc08 authored by Tails developers's avatar Tails developers
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Update additional software user doc

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To choose the list of additional software, create a file called
`/lib/live/mount/persistence/TailsData_unlocked/live-additional-software.conf`.
Each line of this file must contain
the name of a Debian package to be installed as an additional software
package.
To edit the list of additional software:
For example, to automatically install the `dia` software, a diagram
editor, and the `fontmatrix` software, a font manager, create a
`live-additional-software.conf` file with the following content:
- launch Tails with an administrator password;
dia
fontmatrix
- start a root terminal with:
<span class="menuchoice">
<span class="guimenu">Applications</span>&nbsp;▸
<span class="guisubmenu">Accessories</span>&nbsp;▸
<span class="guimenuitem">Root terminal</span>
</span>
To learn about the many software packages available in Debian, visit
<http://packages.debian.org/stable/>.
- type `tails-additional-software edit` and hit the *Return* key.
The additional software configuration file opens in an editor.
Each line of this file must contain
the name of a Debian package to be installed as an additional software
package.
For example, to automatically install the `dia` software, a diagram
editor, and the `fontmatrix` software, a font manager the file must contain:
dia
fontmatrix
To learn about the many software packages available in Debian, visit
<http://packages.debian.org/stable/>.
- when you have finished edition the configuration, save the file and close the
editor. You can then close the root terminal.
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