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Feature #7499

Extend the upgrader to allow full (self) upgrade

Added by alant over 3 years ago. Updated about 1 year ago.

Status:
Confirmed
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
Category:
-
Target version:
Start date:
07/06/2014
Due date:
% Done:

0%

QA Check:
Feature Branch:
Type of work:
Research
Easy:
No
Affected tool:
Upgrader

Description

I would be very nice to be able to have a few-clicks away full upgrade process (incuding downloading the upgrade, veryfing it and installing it). This could either upgrade to an other device, or preferrabily the source device.

An usecase for that is: someone got a Tails device created by a trusted party using "Clone and upgrade", they trust it but never went through the manual verification and installation process and don't know how to use them, so they end up using an outdated version.

Team: kurono (research, ? (implementation)


Related issues

Related to Tails - Feature #11131: Endless automatic upgrades In Progress 01/05/2015
Related to Tails - Feature #11627: Consider updating the default system partition's size Resolved 08/10/2016
Duplicated by Tails - Feature #5981: hot upgrade Duplicate

History

#1 Updated by intrigeri over 3 years ago

#2 Updated by intrigeri over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Confirmed

#3 Updated by BitingBird about 3 years ago

  • Category set to Installation

#4 Updated by BitingBird almost 3 years ago

  • Category changed from Installation to 178

Not sure about the category, but seems more "Incremental Upgrade" than "Installer".

#5 Updated by tchou over 2 years ago

  • Related to Feature #8534: Merge incremental upgrades to allow endless upgrading added

#6 Updated by sajolida over 2 years ago

#7 Updated by sajolida over 2 years ago

#8 Updated by BitingBird over 2 years ago

  • Affected tool set to Upgrader

#9 Updated by sajolida about 2 years ago

  • Description updated (diff)
  • Assignee set to kurono
  • Target version set to 2016

#10 Updated by anonym over 1 year ago

#11 Updated by anonym over 1 year ago

  • Related to deleted (Feature #8534: Merge incremental upgrades to allow endless upgrading)

#12 Updated by intrigeri over 1 year ago

  • Blueprint set to https://tails.boum.org/blueprint/Endless_upgrades/

#13 Updated by intrigeri about 1 year ago

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

#14 Updated by Dr_Whax about 1 year ago

  • Target version changed from 2016 to 2018

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