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authorTails developers <amnesia@boum.org>2013-12-11 15:46:08 +0000
committerTails developers <amnesia@boum.org>2013-12-11 15:46:08 +0000
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Update the call for testing incremental upgrades to work from RC2 too.
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@@ -4,7 +4,9 @@
You can help Tails! [[Incremental
upgrades|contribute/design/incremental_upgrades]] are ready for
-testing. Please try it and see if all works for you.
+testing. This feature allows you to upgrade a running Tails without
+downloading an ISO, without burning a DVD, and without a second USB
+stick or SD card. Please try it and see if all works for you.
If you have security auditing skills, you are more than welcome to
review our [[design|contribute/design/incremental_upgrades]] and
@@ -14,16 +16,24 @@ review our [[design|contribute/design/incremental_upgrades]] and
# How to test incremental upgrades?
-These steps allow you to incrementally upgrade from Tails 0.22~rc1 to
-Tails 0.22~rc2.
+These instructions allow you to incrementally upgrade from Tails
+0.22~rc1 or 0.22~rc2 to Tails 0.22 final.
+
+**Keep in mind that this is the first broad call for testing of Tails
+incremental upgrades**. It might have undiscovered issues.
+
+Below, we assume that you have installed [[Tails
+0.22~rc1|news/test_0.22-rc1]] **with <span class="application">Tails
+Installer</span>** onto a USB stick or SD card.
-1. **Keep in mind that this is the first broad call for testing of
- Tails incremental upgrades**. Also, **Tails 0.22~rc2 is a test
- release**. Both might have undiscovered issues.
+If you have applied the incremental upgrade to Tails 0.22~rc2, skip to
+[[the instructions for RC2
+users|news/test_incremental_upgrades#from-rc1-or-rc2]]. Else, read on.
-1. Install [[Tails 0.22~rc1|news/test_0.22-rc1]] with <span
- class="application">Tails Installer</span> onto a USB stick or
- SD card.
+## From Tails 0.22~rc1
+
+These steps allow you to incrementally upgrade from Tails 0.22~rc1 to
+Tails 0.22.
1. Start Tails 0.22~rc1 and [[set an administration
password|doc/first_steps/startup_options/administration_password]].
@@ -41,6 +51,13 @@ Tails 0.22~rc2.
echo TAILS_CHANNEL=\"alpha\" >> /etc/os-release
+1. Follow the [[next
+ steps|news/test_incremental_upgrades#from-rc1-or-rc2]].
+
+<a name="from-rc1-or-rc2">
+
+## From Tails 0.22~rc1 or 0.22~rc2
+
1. Choose
<span class="menuchoice">
<span class="guimenu">Applications</span>&nbsp;▸
@@ -50,7 +67,7 @@ Tails 0.22~rc2.
to start <span class="application">Tails Upgrader</span>.
1. Accept <span class="application">Tails Upgrader</span>'s proposal
- to upgrade to Tails 0.22~rc2.
+ to upgrade to Tails 0.22.
1. Wait while the upgrade is downloaded and applied.
@@ -61,12 +78,12 @@ Tails 0.22~rc2.
<span class="guimenu">System</span>&nbsp;▸
<span class="guimenuitem">About Tails</span>
</span>
- to confirm that the running system is Tails 0.22~rc2.
+ to confirm that the running system is now Tails 0.22.
If you find anything that is not working as it should, please [[report
to us|doc/first_steps/bug_reporting]]! Bonus points if you check that
-it is not a [[known issue of this
-release|test_incremental_upgrades#known_issues]] or a [[longstanding
+it is not a [[known issue of incremental
+upgrades|test_incremental_upgrades#known_issues]] or a [[longstanding
known issue|support/known_issues]].
<a name="known_issues">
@@ -75,9 +92,3 @@ known issue|support/known_issues]].
Known issues of incremental upgrades are [tracked in
Redmine](https://labs.riseup.net/code/projects/tails/issues?query_id=126).
-
-Some of the [[known issues of Tails
-0.22~rc1|news/test_0.22-rc1#known_issues]] also apply to Tails
-0.22~rc2.
-
-Tails 0.22~rc2 has no other known issue of its own.