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

Changes and updates

  • Update Tor Browser to 9.5.

  • Update Thunderbird to 68.8.0.

Fixed problems

  • Make the installation of Additional Software more robust. (#17278)

  • Clarify the error message when entering an incorrect password to unlock a VeraCrypt volume: Wrong passphrase or parameters instead of Error unlocking volume. (#17668)

  • Clean up confusing comments in /etc/tor/torrc. (#17706)

For more details, read our changelog.

Known issues

None specific to this release.

See the list of long-standing issues.

Get Tails 4.7

To upgrade your Tails USB stick and keep your persistent storage

  • Automatic upgrades are available from Tails 4.2 or later to 4.7.

  • 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:

All the data on this USB stick will be lost.

To download only

If you don't need installation or upgrade instructions, you can download Tails 4.7 directly:

What's coming up?

Tails 4.8 is scheduled for June 30.

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 2020-06-02 Tags: