Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [tails-os]

Tails is a Linux live distribution preconfigured for privacy and anonimity.

0
votes
0answers
62 views

Unlocking VeraCrypt volume on Tails

I upgraded to Tails 3.9 which has a pre-installed utility for opening VeraCrypt volumes. I have a GPT-formattted hard disk with several partitions, one of which is encrypted with VeraCrypt. When I ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Where to get PostScript printer driver for HP OfficeJet Pro 8210?

The Tails-developers have inserted a pretty nice PostScript printer driver for HP OfficeJet Pro 8210 into Tails. I am strongly searching on where to get this driver, so I already installed the ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

tails-installer fails to launch with libcurl4

Debian sid here 4.16.0-2-rt-amd64 After upgrading libcurl3 to libcurl4 (version: 7.60.0-2) I can no longer run tails-installer: $ tails-installer Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/...
1
vote
0answers
48 views

How include deb package into Tails source file? [closed]

How include deb package into Tails source file? I'm needed have application after installing Tails, but install application in persistent it does not suit me. I need that any deb package be installed ...
0
votes
0answers
140 views

Boot Tails 3.7 ISO from USB with grub2

Made a USB to boot multiple ISOs with grub2 as described in Boot Multiple ISO from USB via Grub2 using Linux Works well for Linux Mint 18.3 Now trying to configure Tails 3.7 but not much luck Tried ...
0
votes
0answers
168 views

TAILS: Persistent deb package install on every boot

I want to install persistent apps over tails. the way it would work is it would install everytime when tails boots up. How to do that? From what I understand: i created /live/persistence/...
-1
votes
1answer
63 views

What is the difference between tails and a generic live cd distro? [closed]

I've been considering using Tails (an acronym for: the amnesic incognito live system) after some researches, basically, it's a linux distribution focused on security that wipes all your data after ...
0
votes
0answers
166 views

Can I mine monero (by CPU) on Tails?

I've tried to install a CPU miner from this guild on Tails. I've put the required apt-get package to live-additional-software.conf according to this post and rest of the codes in the Persistence ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

Is it possible to write on a mounted hard-drive that has Apple HFS/HFS+ file system

Running the latest Tails I have attached my hard-drive that got automatically mounted. However it seems only to be read-only. Is there a way to mount it in read/write ? Or is this not possible since ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Installing TAILS: Visual Edition

So I have gone through the official Tails install guide for installing on a Windows machine. And I have also done quite a bit of Googling for help; things like videos of installs, and photos of what ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Move file from Tails to MacOS without connecting to the Internet?

I have generated a file offline on Tails that I want to move to another OS without connecting to the Internet. It might have been better to use another Live OS in hindsight. I guessed that the best ...
1
vote
1answer
232 views

tails-installer package not found

I'm trying to install tails on an USB drive. Up to now I already verfied my tails .iso and I followed the instructions on this website to install it: https://tails.boum.org/install/expert/usb/index....
0
votes
1answer
192 views

Final tails installation question

I'm following these instructions on how to boot Tails on my Mac using a USB: https://tails.boum.org/install/mac/usb/index.en.html I've downloaded the intermediary Tails on to my USB and can ...
3
votes
1answer
106 views

Is Tails moving to Gentoo?

I have a lot of experience with contemporary Linux, but no experience whatsoever with Qubes OS or Tails or the security-focused contemporary distributions. I'm just trying to make sense of what's out ...
0
votes
0answers
557 views

How To edit the tor configuration file (torrc) in Tails and edit a firewall entry

Iam Running Tails OS and for increased anonymity and to circumvent censorship i got myself a VPN. The setup suppose to be TailsOS > Tor > Socks5 > WWW I have the persitend feature activated. My VPV ...
1
vote
1answer
329 views

Can I Run virtual box inside Tails

I have a TailsOS Related Question: Can I run a virtual box inside tails? I would like to use VirtualBox to run some emulators on it. I tried to google it but it's always talking about tails inside a ...
1
vote
1answer
586 views

Can a 8GB USB drive run Linux? If yes, which type? [closed]

I have two USB drive and both are 8GB. But one is USB 3.0 with writing speed: 7.93mb/s and reading speed: 87.642mb/s, another is unknown (maybe 2.0) with writing speed: 6.764mb/s and reading speed: 16....
0
votes
0answers
356 views

Tails - trying to delete '.electrum'

I am trying to delete the '.electrum' folder to reinstall electrum but I keep getting error 'Error while deleting, you do not have sufficient permissions to delete folder ".electrum".' and in more ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

Can't auto-update Tails

I booted up Tails 2.4 and was greeted with: Error while checking for upgrades Running upgrade manually in terminal reveals errors: amnesia@amnesia:~$ tails-upgrade-frontend-wrapper localuser:...
1
vote
1answer
683 views

How Secure Is Tails Encryption? [closed]

I know. Tails itself is a very secure operating system, but what about its drive encryption? I would like to encrypt my flash drive with the tails built in drive encryption. What does it use? AES-256?
2
votes
0answers
100 views

How to add Dvorak in Debian greeter of installation media CD/USB?

I want to contribute a patch to this feature request Consider adding Dvorak in the default keyboard layout option list in the greeter in Tails OS so I am thinking how to do it in Debian 8.7 first. I ...
0
votes
1answer
246 views

How can I change the screen resolution?

Okay, seems like a dumb question but I have tried so many things. I'm running Tails. Can't use the settings menu to do it, there's only one option there and it's like 600x800 which is the problem, I ...
0
votes
0answers
341 views

How to install Docker on Tails

As far as I know, Tails is based on Debian. I tried to install Docker using the instruction for Debian. But it doesn't want to add the key amnesia@amnesia:~$ sudo apt-key adv \ > --...
2
votes
0answers
115 views

Creating a 4 partitions Linux/Windows USB drive

I want to create a single 16GB usb drive with the following: (A) 4GB FAT32 Partition usable in Windows (not installing Windows at all, just shared space) (B) 4GB Linux live distro (C) 4GB ext3 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Problems with Tails

I'm new here so I don't know much things about DarkNet, Operating Systems and such. I am actually trying to install Tails, but I am having problems in the cloning part. Take a look on the error. ...
2
votes
1answer
541 views

Dual boot with persistence

I've just installed Kali-Linux 2016.1 and Tails using the YUMI multiboot installer but how do I make a persistence drive for both the OS to save all my settings. I've made a "casper-rw" persistence ...
-1
votes
2answers
349 views

Hidden Unallocated Partition greyed out in Flash Drive after Linux Tails Installation [closed]

I recently installed Tails (Linux Distro) on my USB drive. I did it using an intermediary USB stick and i discovered when i installed the final Tails OS on the second USB drive that the size of the ...
0
votes
1answer
732 views

How to change grub boot menu on a (formerly) live linux system?

So I converted a usb live linux install (Tails) from USB to virtualbox using VBoxManage convertfromraw. For it to boot in virtualbox, I need to remove one thing from the boot commandline (live-media=...
5
votes
1answer
460 views

Does Tails OS have binary blobs in its kernel?

Or is the kernel 100% open source?
0
votes
1answer
34 views

Can't boot TAILS virtual nachine

I've downloaded TAILS and when I boot everything goes normally until it fully boots up, at which point it shows the desktop for a second and then says "Uh Oh! An error has occured" or something ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Tails installer packages missing?

I asked this question on stackoverflow already, but someone pointed me to this community (that I didn't know about before) - so here it is again: I want to install Linux Tails. I already added ppa:...
0
votes
0answers
107 views

Is apparmor preventing the running of my application?

I have an application that runs on Ubuntu and used to run on Tails. But now with Tails 1.5 it does not run anymore on Tails. My application package is basically a directory containing the application,...
1
vote
0answers
176 views

Live USB - Tails tries to boot but ends up booting into Kali Linux

I have a bootable USB drive with Tails and Kali Linux on it, among others. Kali boots fine. However when I try to load Tails, it manages to get past the Tails loading screen but then the Kali logo ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

Debian live : halt on usb eject?

The TAILS distribution contains this functionality: if you brutally remove the USB key from the machine, the system halts. Is it easy to add this functionality to a live-build procedure under Debian?
1
vote
1answer
4k views

Install wifi driver for Macbook 11.1 under Tails

I am having some troubles with the WIFI on my Macbook using Tails (USB). I encountered a problem similar once when setting up an Arch Linux USB system but I as able to find the necessary drivers and ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

enabling Intel Iris Pro (syslinux, Tails system, Macbook Pro 15 Retina Late 2013, IGP/GPU)

Macbook Pro 15 Retina Late 2013 uses explicitly dedicated GPU. Integrated graphic processor isn't listed at all. Not being able to switch or turn off discrete card to improve battery life. /...
2
votes
4answers
16k views

Merging Kali with Tails

I want to get into Linux penetration testing, but still want to have the benefits from anonymous surfing. Is it possible to setup a good and 'secure' (Yes I know, TOR!=security, blabla) merge from ...
2
votes
3answers
3k views

Tails OS - Modifying boot options

When Tails OS boots, you can press tab to modify the startup options. Is there any way I can save an iso with these options already set? It's a real pain to have to press tab and set them up every ...