Releases

The following changes were introduced in Tails 4.0:

  • Replace KeePassX with KeePassXC, which is more actively developed.
  • Remove Scribus.
  • Usability improvements to Tails Greeter
  • Tails 4.0 starts 20% faster.
  • Tails 4.0 requires about 250 MB less of RAM.
  • Tails 4.0 is 47 MB smaller to download than Tails 3.16, despite all these changes.
  • Add support for Thunderbolt devices.
  • ... and a lot more!

Code

Documentation and website

Hot topics on our help desk

  1. A lot of people reported having issues installing Tails with Etcher on MacOS.

  2. We got also numerous reports from people having trouble to import PGP keys with Seahorse.

  3. And some users are facing a graphic issue on computers with two GPU caused by MAC spoofing running udevadm trigger.

Infrastructure

Funding

Outreach

Past events

  • Tails was presented in Thessaloniki during 2 days for radical technologies

  • intrigeri attended the Mozilla Festival on October 26-27 in London (UK). We held a booth there, talked with lots of people including a number of Tails users, and ran a "Discover Tails and translate it into your own language" session.

  • There were a Tails workshop and a talk about the last 10 years of Tails at the privacyweek in Vienna

On-going discussions

  • We've started discussing how we will adapt to the fact Firefox will now be released every 4 weeks.

Press and testimonials

Translations

All the website

  • fr: 89% (5318) strings translated, 2% strings fuzzy
  • es: 51% (3067) strings translated, 5% strings fuzzy
  • de: 35% (2128) strings translated, 11% strings fuzzy
  • it: 31% (1837) strings translated, 8% strings fuzzy
  • fa: 28% (1694) strings translated, 11% strings fuzzy
  • pt: 23% (1364) strings translated, 9% strings fuzzy

Core pages of the website

  • fr: 93% (1667) strings translated, 4% strings fuzzy
  • es: 85% (1523) strings translated, 6% strings fuzzy
  • de: 64% (1139) strings translated, 16% strings fuzzy
  • it: 60% (1071) strings translated, 18% strings fuzzy
  • pt: 44% (793) strings translated, 14% strings fuzzy
  • fa: 33% (598) strings translated, 14% strings fuzzy

Metrics

  • Tails has been started more than 794 831 times this month. This makes 25 640 boots a day on average.

How do we know this?