Commit 53aa7cba authored by Tails developers's avatar Tails developers

Adjust documentation to reflect the fact that TrueCrypt was removed.

parent f54c746c
......@@ -142,7 +142,6 @@ Acknowledgements
- Some ideas (in particular [[tordate|contribute/design/Time_syncing]] and
improvements to our [[contribute/design/memory_erasure]] procedure) were
borrowed from [Liberté Linux](
- Portions of Tails are based on TrueCrypt, freely available at [[]].
Related projects
......@@ -65,8 +65,6 @@ Encryption and privacy
data encyption and signing
* [Monkeysign](,
a tool for OpenPGP key signing and exchange
* [[TrueCrypt|encryption_and_privacy/truecrypt]] a disk encryption
* [PWGen](, a strong password generator
* [Shamir's Secret
......@@ -41,8 +41,6 @@ bottom, a list of options ending with 'noautologin quiet_'"]]
Here is a list of options that you can add to the <span class="application">boot
- <span class="command">truecrypt</span>, to enable
- <span class="command">i2p</span>, to enable
......@@ -583,10 +583,8 @@ broader level than only switching Tor circuits.
Can I use TrueCrypt with Tails?
Yes, but TrueCrypt needs to be activated when starting Tails, see our
[[documentation|doc/encryption_and_privacy/truecrypt]]. Tails includes TrueCrypt
only for backward compatibility and we are working on [[choosing a free software
as replacement|blueprint/replace_truecrypt]] to open TrueCrypt volumes.
No, TrueCrypt was removed from Tails. One can now [[use `cryptsetup`
to open TrueCrypt volumes|doc/encryption_and_privacy/truecrypt#cryptsetup]].
Furthermore, [TrueCrypt is now discontinued](
and its development team recommends against using it. We recommend using other
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