Tails, The Amnesic Incognito Live System, version 0.17.1, is out.

All users must upgrade as soon as possible.


Notable user-visible changes include:

  • Iceweasel

    • Upgrade to Iceweasel 17.0.4esr-0+tails1~bpo60+1.
  • Hardware support

    • Update Linux to 3.2.39-2, that It includes better support for graphics adapter, backported from Linux 3.4.29.
    • Temporarily drop the Rendition display driver.
  • Bugfixes

    • Remove Indymedia IRC account, until we ship a version of Pidgin with SASL support.

See the online Changelog for technical details.

Known issue

The VirtualBox support in Tails 0.17.1 is not as good as it could be.

I want to try it / to upgrade!

See the Getting started page.

As no software is ever perfect, we maintain a list of problems that affects the last release of Tails.

What's coming up?

The next Tails release (0.17.2) is scheduled for April 9. It will be a minor, bugfix only one.

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

Would you want to help? As explained in our "how to contribute" documentation, there are many ways you can contribute to Tails. If you want to help, come talk to us!