This release fixes many security issues and users should upgrade as soon as possible.
Upgrade Tor to 0.2.8.10.
Upgrade Tor Browser to 6.0.8.
Upgrade Icedove to 45.5.1.
Upgrade obfs4proxy to 0.0.7.
Switch to DuckDuckGo as the default search engine in Tor Browser. The previous default search engine, Disconnect.me, has already been redirecting to Duck Duck Go for some time.
Fix Tails not starting in VirtualBox by upgrading the Guest Additions to version 5.1.8. (#11965)
Document that I/O APIC is required to start Tails in VirtualBox.
Remove the error when starting Videos that appeared in Tails 2.7 by fixing the AppArmor profile of Totem. (#11984)
For more details, read our changelog.
None specific to this release.
See the list of long-standing issues.
To install, follow our installation instructions.
To upgrade, an automatic upgrade is available from 2.7 and 2.7.1 to 2.9.1.
If you cannot do an automatic upgrade or if you fail to start after an automatic upgrade, please try to do a manual upgrade.
Tails 2.10 is scheduled for January 24.
Have a look at our roadmap to see where we are heading to.