XXX: adjust date


The following changes were introduced in Tails VERSION:

XXX: Copy the "Changes" section of the release notes, and compact a bit:

  • Remove lines about software upgrade (that's not Tails itself).
  • Remove screenshots.
  • Remove "New features" and "Upgrades and changes" headlines.
  • Remove line about Changelog.


XXX: If you feel like it and developers don't do it themselves, list important code work that is not covered already by the Release section (for example, the changes being worked on for the next version).

Documentation and website

XXX: If you feel like it and technical writers don't do it themselves, explore the Git history:

     git log --patch --since='1 October' --until='1 November' origin/master -- "*.*m*"

User experience

XXX: If you feel like it and the UX team does not do it themselves, check the archives of tails-ux:

Hot topics on our help desk

XXX: Ask to list hot topics for the last month.


XXX: Count the number of tests in /features at the beginning of next month

     git checkout `git rev-list -n 1 --before="June 1" origin/devel`
     git grep --extended-regexp '^\s*Scenario:' -- features/*.feature | wc -l

XXX: Report only if more scenarios have been written and add the diff from the previous month, for example:

   - Our test suite covers SCENARIOS scenarios, DIFF more that in May.


XXX: The fundraising team should look at the fundraising Git.

   git log --patch --since='1 December' --until='1 January' origin/master

XXX: The fundraising and accounting teams should look at the archives of and


Past events

Upcoming events

On-going discussions

XXX: Link to the thread on

Press and testimonials

XXX: Copy content from press/media_appearances_2018.mdwn This page is continuously updated by, so if it's empty there might be nothing special to report.


XXX: Add the output of contribute/l10n_tricks/ XXX: Add the output of (adjust month!):

git checkout $(git rev-list -n 1 --before="September 1" origin/master) && \
git submodule update --init && \


  • Tails has been started more than BOOTS/MONTH times this month. This makes BOOTS/DAY boots a day on average.
  • SIGS downloads of the OpenPGP signature of Tails ISO from our website.
  • WHISPERBACK bug reports were received through WhisperBack.

How do we know this?

XXX: Ask for these numbers.