Releases

  • Tails 1.1~beta1 was released on May 30.
  • Tails 1.0.1 was released on June 10.
  • Tails 1.1 was released on July 22. This marked our migration to Debian Wheezy and GNOME 3.

Metrics

In June 2014:

  • Tails has been started more than 331 862 times in June. This makes 11 062 boots a day in average.
  • 25 124 downloads of the OpenPGP signature of Tails ISO from our website.
  • 71 bug reports were received through WhisperBack.

In July 2014:

  • Tails has been started more than 355 608 times in July. This makes 11 471 boots a day in average.
  • 35 134 downloads of the OpenPGP signature of Tails ISO from our website.
  • 160 bug reports were received through WhisperBack. We discovered in late July than one of our WhisperBack relay was not sending emails anymore since our fixes of the Heartbleed bug. This explains the bump in the number of bug reports.

Code

Documentation and website

Homepage defacement

The homepage of our website was briefly defaced on June 29 by rodit. This was later was Git-reverted, ikiwiki misconfiguration was corrected. The underlying vulnerability has not been used for malicious purposes.

Translation and internationalization

A new team started to translate our website into Spanish.

All website PO files

  • de: 11% (613) strings translated, +36 since May
  • fr: 48% (2576) strings translated, +19 since May
  • pt: 36% (1953) strings translated, +704 since May

Core PO files

  • de: 26% (338) strings translated, +31 since May
  • fr: 95% (1207) strings translated, -5 since May
  • pt: 99% (1257) strings translated, +488 since May

Infrastructure

  • Our test suite covers 87 scenarios, 3 more that in May.
  • We now use OpenJDK7 to run our test suite (#7175).
  • We've adapted our infrastructure to the last version of the shared postfix Puppet module.
  • Our infrastructure was cleaned up from Squeeze-area bits (#7215).
  • lizard's outgoing email setup was fixed (#7485).
  • Pushing to our master Git repository now automatically pushed to the repository that triggers Jenkins builds (#5558).

On-going discussions

Funding

  • Sent our final report for the OpenITP grant from fall 2013.
  • The FPF crowdfunding extended their crowdfunding campaign.
  • Signed the agreement with Access for their Innovation Prize we've won.
  • Started working on two new grant applications to be submitted in August.
  • Worked on a web form for donations in fiat currencies (#7156).

Outreach

We organized a very successful HackFest attended by more than hundred people. This event was followed by our yearly summit, attended by 15 people.

Among the concrete work done during those ten days, here is was can be found in our blueprints:

Press & Testimonials