There are many ways you can contribute to Tails. No effort is too small and whatever you bring to this community will be appreciated. So read on to find out how you can make a difference in Tails.
Share your experience
Donating speeds up the development of Tails.
Contribute your language skills
Good writers can make Tails accessible to more people.
Translators can allow more people around the world to use Tails.
Speakers can advocate Tails to all kinds of public.
Contribute your computer skills
Developer or maintainer
Software people with very diverse skills can improve Tails.
System administrators can contribute to the infrastructure behind Tails.
Table of contents
Tools for contributors
- Source code: Git repositories
- Redmine bug tracker
- Building a Tails image
- Debian package builder, to automatically build our custom packages
- APT repository, to store our custom Debian packages
- Glossary for contributors
Relationship with upstream
- Calendar of releases, meetings, working sessions, etc.
- Meetings, and minutes from past meetings
- Marking a task as easy
- Document progress
Talk with us
If you want to talk in public with other Tails developers and users:
- you can subscribe or write to the email@example.com mailing-list; any message sent to this list is stored in a public archive, so beware of what your email content and headers reveal about yourself: location, IP address, etc.;
- you can join our #tails and #tails-dev chatrooms; note: only a few Tails core developers hang out there, so email is preferred for anything that might be of interest for the larger Tails development community;
- for translation-related matters, you can subscribe or write to the firstname.lastname@example.org mailing-list; any message sent to this list is stored in a public archive, so beware of what your email content and headers reveal about yourself: location, IP address, etc.