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Old 03-19-2017, 11:17 AM   #16
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I have found the reason why Tails won't download is because of the NoScript add-on I have on FF browser.
I disabled NoScript and the Tails .iso downloaded successfully.

I then went through the rest of the tutorial and installed Tails onto a new usb.
However, when I boot from the Tails usb I get the following error message:
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modprobe: module microcode not found in modules.dep
The tails website says if there is an error message, then 'Tails (troubleshooting)' should be selected when booting from the the usb.
I selected that option on re-boot and got another error message:
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3.157143 i8042: If AUX port is really absent please use the 'i8042.noaux' option
Has anyone had a similar problem?

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Old 03-20-2017, 08:37 AM   #17
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I have attempted installing Tails OS onto usb by using a different Debian OS.

I first ran an 'apt-get update' and 'apt-get upgrade' and then followed the Tails tutorial.
When I use tails-installer to install the tails.iso onto usb, I get the following error message:
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Tails installation failed!
Unknown GLib exception while trying to mount device: udisks-error-quark: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.UDisks2.Error.Failed: Error mounting /dev/sdf1 at /media/yayoi/Tails: Command-line `mount -t "vfat" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000,shortname=mixed,dmask=0077,utf8=1,showexec,flush" "/dev/sdf1" "/media/trump/Tails"' exited with non-zero exit status 32: mount: unknown filesystem type 'vfat'
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Has anyone installed tails to usb?
Also, should I try installing a different distro like Mint or Ubuntu?
Any help would be appreciated.
 
Old 03-22-2017, 04:18 PM   #18
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installing Tails OS onto usb
are you sure that this is what you want to do?

did you follow this guide:
https://tails.boum.org/install/index.en.html
?
 
Old 03-25-2017, 09:00 AM   #19
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are you sure that this is what you want to do?
Yes. Just a linux OS on usb so you can boot from usb.
Tails has always offered its OS on usb.

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did you follow this guide:
https://tails.boum.org/install/index.en.html
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Yes, I followed the guide for installation onto usb.
The first time, the usb loaded the tails splash screen but would go no further.
The second time, the tails-installer would fail to save the tails .iso onto the usb.

Firstly, a search on the error messages seem to indicate bugs on the debian OS.
Also, the debian-installer is installed via Synaptic (the GUI) and selecting 'jessie-backports'.
Since the terminal isn't used with a simple 'apt-get install tails-installer', I'm guessing that debian hasn't officially made the tails-installer compatible for a successful Tails OS install.

Also, this debian site says 'tails-installer' is removed from testing. So is that a good thing or a bad thing?

My options are to try the second method of installation: using command line and GnuPG.
The problem is the tutorial then tells you to install OpenPGP (not GnuPG). This is a little confusing.

Alternatively, I can install Ubuntu or Mint and see if I have better success. However, it would be good to know if the tails tutorial works for any linux user.
 
Old 03-25-2017, 11:14 AM   #20
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  1. no it isn't. it's the answer that best fits the facts, whether one agrees with it or not.
  2. watch your tongue. why are you insulting people that are trying to help you?

yes, it's all a bit complicated.
but torrents aren't any ware, they're just files being shared. torrent software CAN be spyware, just like every other piece of software.
thankfully we use open source software where a thing like that wouldn't go unnoticed.
in other words: i know of NO linux torrent program that would be spyware.

Notice his screen name. As he said, do the math lol.
 
Old 03-25-2017, 12:50 PM   #21
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Notice his screen name. As he said, do the math lol.
I'm glad you've been thorough and have read the whole thread.
I'm afraid I was drunk when I made that remark which you've taken such great pains to highlight.
So I'm sorry to anyone of a sensitive disposition, and in particular the mod I was replying to, for offending them in any way, shape or form.
I will endeavour to reply less whilst under the influence and ensure I'm always polite on this rather excellent site.
 
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