Re: Sponsoring a Tails hackfest?
On Thu, May 8, 2014 at 11:01 PM, intrigeri wrote:
> 1. Six packages for Tails-specific software (liveusb-creator,
If you mean the Fedorahosted liveusb-creator, that looks useful to
have in Debian for non-technical users. If upstream could be made
build-time flexible about distros, it could be useful to both Debian
or Tails. Our current methods for writing ISO images to CD aren't
> - iceweasel: we add the Tor Browser's patchset. Previous attempts
> to work within Debian to have this packaged have failed.
I think the iceweasel-source binary package idea was the most likely
to work in the shortish term and I believe that the issues blocking
iceweasel-source are solved now so you might want to submit a wishlist
bug as a reminder about that.
> - vidalia: we patch it to hide some parts of the UI that are
> useless, or harmful, in the context of Tails. Our attempt at
> finding someone to add configuration settings to do the same
> failed (we found someone, signed a contract, and then they
> disappeared). This piece of software has no active upstream
> anymore, which does not help.
Apparently the Tor Browser folks have replaced vidalia with a
Firefox-based Tor controller called Tor Launcher, you might want to
sync with their choices.