Getting started with Tails, the encrypted, leave-no-trace operating system


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Tails is not a magic bullet, and it cannot protect against compromised hardware, compromised software, or user error. These steps may seem simple, but for Tails to provide proper protection it's essential you follow the most current documentation on the boum. Installing Tails is fast and simple. Understanding how to use the security tools inside the operating system takes planning and preparation.

Linux users will feel at home and comfortable with Tails. Consumerization and enterprise software Tech Pro Research story. Make sure you follow security best practices , and keep in mind that offline and clearnet activity like password and account sharing can compromise your encrypted sessions.

Follow software changelogs, and make sure you understand the fundamentals of encryption. Never engage in illegal or unethical activity. Tails helps you to: Online anonymity and censorship circumvention with Tor Tails relies on the Tor anonymity network to protect your privacy online: Using Tor you can: New features Additional Software You can now install additional software automatically when starting Tails.

When installing an additional Debian package from Tails, you can decide to install it automatically every time. Liferea will be removed from Tails in version 3.

Upgrades and changes Improve the configuration of the persistent storage to make it easier to scroll and consistent with the GNOME guidelines. Included Software Update Tor Browser to 8.

Based on Firefox Quantum. New Tor circuit view Update Thunderbird from 52 to Update Tor to 0. Update Electrum to from 3. Hardware Support The following updates make Tails work better on recent hardware graphics, Wi-Fi, etc. Update Linux to 4. Update the DRM and Mesa libraries to improve support for some graphics cards. Update the Intel and AMD microcodes and most firmware packages. Fixed problems Stop displaying the Enigmail setup wizard every time Tails is restarted.

Known issues Starting Tails 3. Old version, no longer supported: Last release as "amnesia" [14]. Disabled access to the local network via the Tor Browser. It used Debian 8 as its base and included a new Gnome shell desktop environment, systemd, and a new installation process. Automatic account configuration of Icedove, harden kernel and firewall, update the DRM and Mesa graphical libraries.

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