Releases

Tails 4.18 was released on April 20.

Tails 4.19 is scheduled for June 1.

Changes and updates

  • Removed "Synchronizing the system's clock" notification when connecting to Tor network

  • Removed Poedit

Code

Documentation and website

User experience

Implemented parts of the redesigned network connection configuration

Highlights:

  • Users can opt for default bridges.
  • Users see progress status for Tor bootstrap even if they don't use bridges.
  • The Tor configuration interface is now accessible and compatible with Wayland.
  • We don't depend on Tor Launcher.

Press and testimonials

We notice the nomination of Tails in two different classes:

  • Privacy and Security Tools for 2021

    From:https://restoreprivacy.com/privacy-tools/

    Tails is another privacy-focused operating system that can be run live on a USB drive, CD, or SD card.

  • The End Of Student Privacy? Remote Proctoring's Invasiveness and Bias

    From: https://privacylab.yale.edu/

    Education: Teaching privacy, security, and anonymity concepts through reading groups and hands-on workshops. Implementation: Hosting Tor relays/wireless access points and providing the TAILS operating system.

Translations

Core pages of the website

  • de: 44% (934) strings translated, 23% strings fuzzy
  • es: 90% (1909) strings translated, 4% strings fuzzy
  • fa: 19% (417) strings translated, 15% strings fuzzy
  • fr: 85% (1788) strings translated, 7% strings fuzzy
  • it: 67% (1407) strings translated, 15% strings fuzzy
  • pt: 39% (824) strings translated, 14% strings fuzzy

All the website

  • de: 26% (1855) strings translated, 14% strings fuzzy
  • es: 53% (3719) strings translated, 4% strings fuzzy
  • fa: 19% (1377) strings translated, 12% strings fuzzy
  • fr: 84% (5900) strings translated, 4% strings fuzzy
  • it: 34% (2414) strings translated, 7% strings fuzzy
  • pt: 18% (1278) strings translated, 9% strings fuzzy

Core pages of the website for languages not activated on the website yet

  • ar: 7% (162) strings translated, 8% strings fuzzy
  • ca: 7% (163) strings translated, 7% strings fuzzy
  • id: 6% (133) strings translated, 4% strings fuzzy
  • pl: 7% (165) strings translated, 6% strings fuzzy
  • ru: 23% (502) strings translated, 6% strings fuzzy
  • sr_Latn: 5% (109) strings translated, 4% strings fuzzy
  • tr: 8% (174) strings translated, 6% strings fuzzy
  • zh: 11% (234) strings translated, 7% strings fuzzy
  • zh_TW: 22% (463) strings translated, 13% strings fuzzy

Metrics

  • Tails has been started more than 742 093 times this month. This makes 24 736 boots a day on average.

How do we know this?