Tails is a Linux distribution that help user surf the internet anonymously and it runs on any computer without leaving any trace.
Tails is an operating system designed to run from a DVD or USB stick and it's based on Debian Linux.
The distribution is bundled with some important applications like a web-broser, IM client, office suite, and so on.
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Support obfs3 bridges.
· Automatically install a custom list of additional packages chosen by the user at the beginning of every working session, and upgrade them once a network connection is established (technology preview).
· Upgrade to Iceweasel 17.0.5esr-0+tails2~bpo60+1.
· Update Torbrowser patches to current maint-2.4 branch (567682b).
· Torbutton 1.5.2, and various prefs hacks to fix breakage.
· HTTPS Everywhere 3.2
· NoScript 188.8.131.52-1
· Isolate DOM storage to first party URI, and enable DOM storage.
· Isolate the image cache per url bar domain.
· Update prefs to match the TBB's, fix bugs, and take advantage of the latest Torbrowser patches.
· Make prefs organization closer to the TBB's, and generally clean them up.
· Linux 3.2.41-2+deb7u2.
· All Iceweasel prefs we set are now applied.
· Bring back support for proxies of type other than obfsproxy.
· Set kernel.dmesg_restrict=1, and make /proc// invisible and restricted for other users. It makes it slightly harder for an attacker to gather information that may allow them to escalate privileges.
· Install gnome-screenshot.
· Add a About Tails launcher in the System menu.
· Install GNOME accessibility themes.
· Use Getting started... as the homepage for the Tails documentation button.
· Disable audio preview in Nautilus.
· Localization: many translation updates all over the place.