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Feature #14548

Fix issues identified in the expert review done by jaster on our installation instructions

Added by anonym 12 months ago. Updated 3 days ago.

Status:
Confirmed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Category:
Installation
Target version:
Start date:
09/28/2013
Due date:
% Done:

45%

QA Check:
Feature Branch:
Type of work:
Research
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Description

See notes/mac_install.mdwn in the Summit 2017 Git repo.


Subtasks

Feature #7495: Add a "Help" or README in the ISO imageConfirmed

Bug #8897: The link to persistence documentation in tails-persistence-setup doesn't trigger any user-visible actionFix committed

Bug #14788: Add anchors to the troubleshooting parts of the installation docConfirmedsajolida

Bug #15099: Improve dd command lines to show progressConfirmed

Bug #15100: Drop obsolete "USB stick cannot start after interrupting persistence wizard" warningResolved

Bug #15101: Add feedback when opening desktop launchersFix committed

Feature #15104: Favor consistency over accuracy when displaying ISO size (GB vs GiB)Resolvedsajolida

Feature #15105: Remove duplicate text on "Installation complete" dialogResolved

Feature #15106: Add screenshot to step 5.6 "Close Tails Installer"Resolved

Feature #15108: Remove mentions to rEFInd from our documentationResolved

Feature #15109: Rename 'Persistence wizard' as 'Persistence assistant'Confirmedsajolida

Feature #15110: Remove empty line between power on and press-and-hold in step 4.2Confirmed

Feature #15111: Improve style of buttonsConfirmed

Feature #15112: Move our sidebar to the left (or to the top)Confirmed

Feature #15113: Have more contrast on our sidebarConfirmed

Feature #15114: Avoid styling headers like buttonsResolved

Feature #15117: Improve visibility of scrollbar in persistence assistantDuplicate

Feature #15118: Mention in persistence assistant to only enable the features that are neededConfirmed

Feature #15119: Link to documentation from persistence assistantDuplicate

Feature #15120: Improve styles of command lines and their outputIn Progresscbrownstein

Feature #15121: Define captive portal in /doc/anonymous_internet/networkmanager.mdwnConfirmedcbrownstein

Feature #15122: Rename Tails Greeter to be more plainConfirmed

Feature #15123: Rethink the "ISO image" terminologyResolved

Feature #15124: Reduce the number of choices to be made in Mac installation command linesConfirmed

Feature #15125: Improve "needs" section of overviewResolved

Feature #15126: Improve visibility of the difference in the two runs of diskutilConfirmed

Feature #15127: Add a troubleshooting section when the USB stick doesn't appear in the Mac startup disksConfirmed

Feature #15128: Link to Mac known issues from troubleshootingConfirmed

Feature #15129: Improve visibility of troubleshooting sectionsDuplicate

Feature #15130: Restructure our support page and contentConfirmed

Feature #6319: Restructure the documentation on Mac supportIn Progresssajolida

Feature #14533: Cross-reference /support/known_issues and /support/faqResolved

Feature #14536: Restructure the Known issues pageConfirmed

Feature #15137: Explain better what it means to break your securityResolved


Related issues

Related to Tails - Bug #10114: Tails Installer freezes for too long on "Synchronizing data on disk..." Confirmed 08/28/2015
Related to Tails - Bug #15102: Have a "Show passphrase" option when creating persistence Confirmed 12/25/2017
Related to Tails - Bug #15103: The note about Tor bridges in Greeter should be closer to the actual option Confirmed 12/25/2017
Related to Tails - Feature #5335: Persistence: categorized presets Rejected

History

#1 Updated by anonym 11 months ago

  • Target version changed from Tails_3.2 to Tails_3.3

#2 Updated by sajolida 9 months ago

  • Target version changed from Tails_3.3 to Tails_3.5

#3 Updated by sajolida 9 months ago

And some more wild notes from the same person on the download page:

- People tend to ignore white on dark (for our buttons)
- Make the button look like a button (shadow?)
- Have more contrast in sidebar
- News and Security buttons on /home look like buttons
- Think about a new color scheme in general
- Put our sidebar on the left
- Destructive actions should be links and not buttons
- Improve overview:
  - Group hardware requirements
  - Put time first
  - Add 2 hours "*in total*" 

#4 Updated by sajolida 8 months ago

  • Subject changed from Analyze Mac Install observation process notes from 2017 summit to Act on the expert review of Mac installation from August 2017

#5 Updated by sajolida 8 months ago

  • Related to Bug #10114: Tails Installer freezes for too long on "Synchronizing data on disk..." added

#6 Updated by sajolida 8 months ago

  • Related to Bug #15102: Have a "Show passphrase" option when creating persistence added

#7 Updated by sajolida 8 months ago

  • Related to Bug #15103: The note about Tor bridges in Greeter should be closer to the actual option added

#8 Updated by sajolida 7 months ago

  • Subject changed from Act on the expert review of Mac installation from August 2017 to Fix issues identified in the expert review done by jaster on our installation instructions

Write down who to credit for this review.

#9 Updated by u 7 months ago

  • Related to Feature #5335: Persistence: categorized presets added

#10 Updated by anonym 7 months ago

  • Target version changed from Tails_3.5 to Tails_3.6

#11 Updated by sajolida 6 months ago

  • Target version changed from Tails_3.6 to 2018

There's no way we'll do this for 3.6. It should be an ongoing project over 2018.

#12 Updated by intrigeri 22 days ago

  • Blocked by Bug #15101: Add feedback when opening desktop launchers added

#13 Updated by intrigeri 22 days ago

  • Blocked by deleted (Bug #15101: Add feedback when opening desktop launchers)

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