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instructions how to burn Whonix-Host ISO image to DVD or USB
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Once we have a Whonix-Host ISO, we need user documentation on how to write it to DVD or USB for major operating systems such as Windows, Linux, macOS.

After that users should be able to boot the iso and use Whonix-Host Live Mode and/or to start Whonix-Host Installer (calamares).

Installing Whonix-Host without installer (calamares) is out of scope in this ticket since discussed in seaprate ticket T909.

Other Open Source Linux distributions might have this documented already while using a Libre documentation license. In that case we could adapt the documentation and wouldn't need to re-invent it from scratch.

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Patrick triaged this task as Normal priority.Thu, Mar 12, 2:51 PM
Patrick created this task.

I could help with this task once it's ready (soon hopefully).

Where do you want me to write the documentation? In the Whonix wiki?

Not sure. For now just https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Whonix-Host to get started.

And then move contents around later.

https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Whonix-Host
https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Whonix-Host/MacOS
https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Whonix-Host/Windows
https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Whonix-Host/Linux

I.e. Operating specific iso write instructions. But maybe Whonix-Host, /, Windows would be a confusing page name?

Maybe different instruction for burning to DVD vs writing to USB? Same or different page names?

https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Whonix-Host is probably a good place to write all documentation.

I would also sort information by OS types, and also keep sub-sections for DVD and USB, e.g.:

Whonix-Host/MacOS
Whonix-Host/MacOS/DVD
Whonix-Host/MacOS/USB
etc.

That sounds good!

I would also sort information by OS types, and also keep sub-sections for DVD and USB, e.g.:

Whonix-Host/MacOS
Whonix-Host/MacOS/DVD
Whonix-Host/MacOS/USB
etc.

Sub pages or sub chapters of 1 wiki page?

Maybe start with a survey of other Libre Linux distributions that are (somewhat) focused on good usability? Which are...? elementary?

Sub pages or sub chapters of 1 wiki page?

1 wiki page

Maybe start with a survey of other Libre Linux distributions that are (somewhat) focused on good usability? Which are...? elementary?

https://elementary.io
https://elementary.io/docs/installation#installation
others?

Yes, definitely.