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Feature #11679

Rethink the installation process and upgrade process

Added by Dr_Whax over 1 year ago. Updated 4 months ago.

Status:
Confirmed
Priority:
Normal
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Category:
Installation
Target version:
Start date:
08/20/2016
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% Done:

0%

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Type of work:
Research
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Description

team: intrigeri, anonym, segfault, sajolida


Related issues

Related to Tails - Feature #5929: Create encrypted persistent volume by default for plausible deniability Confirmed 08/20/2016
Related to Tails - Feature #11627: Consider updating the default system partition's size Resolved 08/10/2016
Related to Tails - Feature #12705: Update the size of the system partition to >= 4 GiB Resolved 06/15/2017
Related to Tails - Feature #7496: Make it possible to verify the integrity of a device created by Tails Installer In Progress 07/06/2014
Related to Tails - Feature #14624: Document how to migrate persistence to a new USB stick or update the system partitions of an existing device Confirmed 09/12/2017
Blocks Tails - Feature #11131: Endless automatic upgrades In Progress 01/05/2015
Blocks Tails - Feature #7544: Have a multiplatform Installer In Progress 01/06/2015
Blocks Tails - Feature #9798: Have Tails Installer verify the ISO image using OpenPGP Confirmed 09/30/2015
Blocks Tails - Bug #12146: Intermediary Tails is not seen as a bootable device on MacBook Pro Confirmed 01/15/2017

History

#1 Updated by Dr_Whax over 1 year ago

#2 Updated by Dr_Whax over 1 year ago

#3 Updated by Dr_Whax over 1 year ago

  • Blocks Feature #9798: Have Tails Installer verify the ISO image using OpenPGP added

#4 Updated by Dr_Whax over 1 year ago

  • Related to Feature #5929: Create encrypted persistent volume by default for plausible deniability added

#5 Updated by sajolida about 1 year ago

  • Related to Feature #11627: Consider updating the default system partition's size added

#6 Updated by anonym 12 months ago

For Raspberry Pi there are Raspbian SD card images that "repairs" the static partition table on first boot so the full disk becomes available. If we added the same functionality to Tails we could perhaps transform our Tails ISOs to such images to make installation easier. We should look at:

Thanks to $someone I met at 33c3 for suggesting this!

#7 Updated by intrigeri 12 months ago

For Raspberry Pi there are Raspbian SD card images that "repairs" the static partition table on first boot so the full disk becomes available.

Good. See also cloud-init in Debian. And all cloud platforms provide their own similar thing.

#8 Updated by intrigeri 6 months ago

IIRC, next step is to schedule a sprint about it. Adding it to the summit agenda.

#9 Updated by intrigeri 6 months ago

  • Related to Feature #12705: Update the size of the system partition to >= 4 GiB added

#10 Updated by BitingBird 4 months ago

  • Description updated (diff)
  • Target version changed from 2017 to 2018

#11 Updated by intrigeri 3 months ago

  • Related to Feature #7496: Make it possible to verify the integrity of a device created by Tails Installer added

#12 Updated by sajolida 3 months ago

  • Related to Feature #14624: Document how to migrate persistence to a new USB stick or update the system partitions of an existing device added

#13 Updated by intrigeri 3 days ago

  • Blocks Bug #12146: Intermediary Tails is not seen as a bootable device on MacBook Pro added

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