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@@ -94,17 +94,19 @@ Hardware compatibility
<a id="arm"></a>
-Does Tails work on ARM architecture, Raspberry Pi, or tablets?
---------------------------------------------------------------
+Does Tails work on ARM architecture, Raspberry Pi, tablets, or phones?
+----------------------------------------------------------------------
For the moment, Tails is only available on the x86_64 architecture.
-The Raspberry Pi and many tablets are based on the ARM architecture. Tails does
+The Raspberry Pi and most tablets and phones are based on the ARM architecture. Tails does
not work on the ARM architecture so far.
Look for a tablet with an AMD or Intel processor. Try to verify its
compatibility with Debian beforehand, for example make sure that the Wi-Fi
interface is supported.
+To get more information about the progress of Tails on handheld devices, see [[!tails_ticket 6064]].
+
<a id="installation"></a>
Installation
@@ -116,8 +118,7 @@ Can I install Tails permanently onto my hard disk?
--------------------------------------------------
This is not possible using the recommended installation methods. Tails is
-designed to be a live system running from a removable media: DVD, USB stick or
-SD card.
+designed to be a live system running from a removable media: USB stick or DVD.
This is a conscious decision as this mode of operation is better for what we
want to provide to Tails users: amnesia, the fact that Tails leaves no traces on
@@ -129,25 +130,25 @@ Can I install Tails with UNetbootin, YUMI, Rufus or my other favorite tool?
---------------------------------------------------------------------------
No. Those installation methods are unsupported. They might not work at
-all, or worse: they might seem to work, but produce a Tails device
+all, or worse: they might seem to work, but produce a USB stick
that does *not* behave like Tails should. Follow the
[[download and installation documentation|install]] instead.
<a id="upgrade"></a>
-Should I update Tails using `apt-get` or <span class="application">Synaptic</span>?
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
+Should I update Tails using `apt` or <span class="application">Synaptic</span>?
+-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
No. Tails provides upgrades every six weeks, that are thoroughly tested
to make sure that no security feature or configuration gets broken.
-If you upgrade the system yourself using `apt-get` or <span class="application">Synaptic</span>,
+If you upgrade the system yourself using `apt` or <span class="application">Synaptic</span>,
you might break things. Upgrading when you get a notification from
<span class="application">[[Tails Upgrader|doc/first_steps/upgrade]]</span> is enough.
<a id="preinstalled"></a>
-Can I buy a preinstalled Tails device?
---------------------------------------
+Can I buy a preinstalled Tails USB stick or DVD?
+------------------------------------------------
No, we don't sell preinstalled Tails devices.
@@ -156,12 +157,12 @@ Selling preinstalled devices would in fact be a pretty bad idea:
* If burned on a DVD, then this DVD would be outdated on the next
release. This means after 6 weeks at most.
* If installed onto a USB stick, then it would be impossible to verify
- that the Tails on the USB stick is genuine. Trusting that a Tails device
+ that the Tails on the USB stick is genuine. Trusting that a Tails USB stick
is genuine should be based either on cryptographic verification or
- on personal trust (if you know someone you trust who can clone a Tails device for you). But
+ on personal trust (if you know someone you trust who can clone a Tails USB stick for you). But
once Tails is installed on a USB stick it is not possible to use our
cryptographic verification techniques anymore. Being able to trust
- your Tails device is something that we really care about.
+ your Tails USB stick is something that we really care about.
<a id="browser"></a>
@@ -605,10 +606,10 @@ See our [[warning page|doc/about/warning]] for more details.
<a id="integrity"></a>
-Can I verify the integrity of a Tails device?
----------------------------------------------
+Can I verify the integrity of a Tails USB stick or DVD?
+-------------------------------------------------------
-It is not possible to verify the integrity of a Tails device when running Tails
+It is not possible to verify the integrity of a Tails device, USB stick or DVD, when running Tails
from this same device. This would be like asking to someone whether she is a
liar; the answer of a true liar would always be "no".
@@ -617,10 +618,10 @@ liar; the answer of a true liar would always be "no".
using OpenPGP|install/download/openpgp]]
against the DVD itself.
-- There is no documented method of verifying the integrity of a USB stick or SD
- card installed using <span class="application">Tails
- Installer</span>. However, if you have another trusted Tails device,
- you can [[clone it onto the untrusted device|doc/first_steps/upgrade]] to
+- There is no documented method of verifying the integrity of a Tails USB stick
+ installed using <span class="application">Tails
+ Installer</span>. However, if you have another trusted Tails USB stick,
+ you can [[clone it onto the untrusted USB stick|doc/first_steps/upgrade]] to
reset it to a trusted state.
<a id="reuse_memory_wipe"></a>