There are many ways to contact us, depending on what you want to talk about.

All mailing lists are in English unless specified otherwise.

Public mailing lists

These mailing lists are public: subscription is open to anyone. Don't send compromising information. Please respect the code of conduct.

tails-support

tails-support@boum.org is the mailing list dedicated to Tails user support.

This list is the right place for:

  • User support: solving doubts about how to use Tails, security implications of Tails, etc.
  • Community interaction: information and tricks about ways of using Tails that are not officially documented but might be of interest to others.
  • Small issues: pointing out small things that we needed to fix and do not require a complete bug report. That's fine and we appreciate it.

This list is the wrong place for:

Public archive of tails-support: https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-support/.

amnesia-news

amnesia-news@boum.org is the mailing list where we send our news by email. It has a low traffic and it is the right place to stay up-to-date with the releases and security announcements.

Public archive of amnesia-news: https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/amnesia-news/.

tails-project

tails-project@boum.org is the mailing list where we discuss upcoming events, monthly reports, and other non-technical matters.

Public archive of tails-project: https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-project/.

tails-dev

tails-dev@boum.org is the mailing list where the development work is coordinated and technical design questions are discussed. Subscribe if you want to contribute code.

Public archive of tails-dev: https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-dev/.

tails-testers

tails-testers@boum.org is the mailing list for people who want to help test new releases or features.

Public archive of tails-testers: https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-testers/.

tails-ux

tails-ux@boum.org is the list for matters related to user experience and user interface.

Public archive of tails-ux: https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-ux/.

tails-l10n

Translators coordinate on the tails-l10n mailing list (l10n stands for localization).

This is where important changes to translatable strings are announced. So, please subscribe to the list if you want to become a regular translator:

Public archive of tails-l10n: https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-l10n/.

Private email addresses

tails-support-private

You can write encrypted emails to tails-support-private@boum.org if you need help in private.

OpenPGP key (details).

We answer requests in:

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Italian

Requests not in English might take longer to answer. Imperfect English is welcome :)

tails-press

If you are a journalist and want to write about Tails, or if you want to send us links to press articles about Tails, write to tails-press@boum.org.

OpenPGP key (details).

tails-accounting

If you want to fund Tails, write to tails-accounting@boum.org.

OpenPGP key (details).

tails-mirrors

If you want to operate a Tails mirror, write to tails-mirrors@boum.org.

OpenPGP key (details).

tails-sysadmins

To talk about our infrastructure (servers, test suite, repositories, mirrors, etc.), write to tails-sysadmins@boum.org.

OpenPGP key (details).

tails

For matters that are listed in none of the above and for vulnerabilities disclosures, you can write encrypted emails to tails@boum.org.

OpenPGP key (details).

Chat rooms

You can join our users chat room and developers chat room. Only a few Tails developers hang out there, so email is preferred for anything that might be of interest for the larger community.