Questions tagged [tails-os]

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

19 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2
votes
0answers
150 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 ...
2
votes
0answers
143 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 ...
1
vote
0answers
21 views

Why isn’t it possible to create VeraCrypt containers in Tails?

I know it’s possible to read them, but not create them and veracrypt isn’t installed by default. Curious to know why. Duck Duck Go’d like crazy.
1
vote
0answers
76 views

Recover space from persistent storage by Tails OS?

I installed Tails in a USB stick and enabled persistent storage. The USB had 16GB of storage. Now I formatted the USB without freeing up the persistent storage and lost 10GB of space. I remember the ...
1
vote
0answers
49 views

Upgrading Tails

I've been having trouble upgrading Tails. Its been taking a really long time and seems to get stuck or not make any progress. I've also gotten an error message. Here is the ouput from activating the ...
1
vote
0answers
212 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
0answers
51 views

Trying to Build Tails OS from a Debian10 VM in Virtual, but getting KVM error

I added LINUX as a tag because I dont know if the KVM error is OS based, or if it is an error with general linux I am trying to overcome. Situation: Tails is a privacy based Linux Operating system. ...
0
votes
0answers
105 views

Linux Tails + KeePassXC File synchronization

I use Linux Tails and other Linux distributions, where I use KeePassXC. Unfortunately, it almost impossible to synchronize the KeePassX database file to the cloud in the Tails distribution. (this file ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Weak WiFi signal on Macbook pro 2017 with dongle and airport on Kali Linux and Tails

I have installed Tails on my MacBook Pro 2017 using Live Usb and the wifi signal is very weak. I purchased a WiFi dongle thinking that it might solve the issue but unfortunately it is the same case ...
0
votes
0answers
437 views

Using Remmina to connect RDP on Tails

I am trying to connect remmina to an RDP on tails distribution. I have created the persistent volume and saved latest remmina along with all dependency, and the RDP plugin. I thought it would be as ...
0
votes
0answers
71 views

Tails OS and Captcha

Using Tor through TailsOS and having trouble with reCaptcha. I have seen in other replies to just enable JS while filling out the captcha. Is there any other option, barring disabling all of my ...
0
votes
0answers
68 views

How do I access the network from the terminal in a Tails OS booted from USB with persistent storage and a WiFi connection?

I am trying to configure a usable coding environment on a tails-os usb boot stick with persistent storage. I've installed netbeans and composer, but I am unable to add plugins to netbeans, and I am ...
0
votes
0answers
112 views

Permanently disable all networking in Tails OS?

I would like to use Tails OS to create a pseudo air-gapped system. The system has WiFi hardware still, but it is "unusable" in Tails due to lack of firmware. I would like to further ensure it remains ...
0
votes
1answer
830 views

How can I change the screen resolution?

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 think Can't figure out what the display name is for my monitor, ...
0
votes
0answers
498 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 \ > --...
0
votes
1answer
1k 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=...
0
votes
1answer
41 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
0answers
229 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,...
0
votes
1answer
70 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?