This release fixes many security vulnerabilities. You should upgrade as soon as possible.

Changes and updates

  • Add support for the Ledger hardware wallets in Electrum. (#15353)

  • Update Tor Browser to 10.0.7.

  • Update Thunderbird to 78.5.1.

  • Update Linux to 5.9. This should improve the support for newer hardware (graphics, Wi-Fi, etc.).

  • Remove the Unifont font. (!263)

Fixed problems

  • Fix Additional Software by updating the APT key for deb.torproject.org. (#18042)

  • Fix changing the administration password stored in the Persistent Storage. (#18018)

  • Fix opening the Persistent Storage of another Tails USB stick in the Files browser. (#18050)

  • Restore automatically a GnuPG public keyring from its backup when it gets corrupt. (#17807)

For more details, read our changelog.

Known issues

  • Ledger wallets are not detected by Electrum, with the following error message returned. (#18080)

    "No hardware device detected"
    

    Please try to execute the following command in a root terminal before starting Electrum:

     apt update && apt install python3-btchip/testing
    

See the list of long-standing issues.

Get Tails 4.14

To upgrade your Tails USB stick and keep your persistent storage

  • Automatic upgrades are available from Tails 4.2 or later to 4.14.

  • If you cannot do an automatic upgrade or if Tails fails to start after an automatic upgrade, please try to do a manual upgrade.

To install Tails on a new USB stick

Follow our installation instructions:

The Persistent Storage on the USB stick will be lost if you install instead of upgrading.

To download only

If you don't need installation or upgrade instructions, you can download Tails 4.14 directly:

What's coming up?

Tails 4.15 is scheduled for January 26.

Have a look at our roadmap to see where we are heading to.

We need your help and there are many ways to contribute to Tails (donating is only one of them). Come talk to us!

Posted 2020-12-15 Tags: