TAILS Linux 1.3.2 is out (March 31, 2015)

7 months ago
# Tails is a live system that aims to preserve your privacy and anonymity.
It helps you to use the Internet anonymously and circumvent censorship almost
anywhere you go and on any computer but leaving no trace unless you ask it to

# It is a complete operating system designed to be used from a DVD, USB stick, or SD
card independently of the computer's original operating system. It is Free Software
and based on Debian GNU/Linux.

# Tails comes with several built-in applications pre-configured with security in
mind: web browser, instant messaging client, email client, office suite, image and
sound editor, etc. - https://tails.boum.org/about/index.en.html

# Tails, The Amnesic Incognito Live System, version 1.3.2, is out.

https://twitter.com/Tails_live/status/5 ... 7358490625

# Check first the about and warning pages to make sure that Tails is the right tool
for you and that you understand well its limitations.


# This release fixes numerous security issues and all users must upgrade as soon as

https://tails.boum.org/doc/first_steps/ ... ex.en.html

- Home:

- Announcement:
https://twitter.com/Tails_live/status/5 ... 7358490625

- Changelog[1]:
https://git-tails.immerda.ch/tails/plai ... /changelog

- Transition to a new OpenPGP signing key:
# Tails transitioned to a new signing key in Tails 1.3.1.

https://tails.boum.org/news/signing_key ... ex.en.html

# If you're not sure what the cryptographic signature is, please
# read the part on verifying the ISO image.


- Numerous security holes in Tails 1.3.1:
https://tails.boum.org/security/Numerou ... ex.en.html

- Download:

= Direct Download - Latest Release - 1.3.2 ISO image:
http://dl.amnesia.boum.org/tails/stable ... -1.3.2.iso

= Direct Download - Cryptographic Signature:
https://tails.boum.org/torrents/files/t ... .2.iso.sig

= SHA256 checksum for ISO/Direct Download:

! Verify the ISO image:

= BitTorrent download:
https://tails.boum.org/torrents/files/t ... .2.torrent

= BitTorrent Cryptographic signature:
# The cryptographic signature of the ISO image is also included in the Torrent.
Additionally, you can verify the signature of the Torrent file itself before
downloading the ISO image.

https://tails.boum.org/torrents/files/t ... orrent.sig

# "Seed back! Seeding back the image once you have downloaded it is also a nice and
easy way of helping spread Tails."

- The Tails-dev Archives:

- Contributing to Tails

[1] Changelog:

tails (1.3.2) unstable; urgency=medium

* Security fixes
- Upgrade Tor Browser to 4.0.6, based on Firefox 31.6.0 ESR.
- Upgrade OpenSSL to 1.0.1e-2+deb7u16.

* Bugfixes
- Make Florence usable with touchpads by forcing syndaemon to
always use the `-t` option, which only disables tapping and
scrolling and not mouse movements (Closes: #9011).
- Make tails-spoof-mac log the correct macchanger exit code on
failure (Closes: #8687).
- Tails Installer:
· Ignore devices with less than 3.5 GB of storage since they
do not fit a Tails installation (Closes: #6538).
· Remove devices from the device list as they are unplugged
(Closes: #8691).

* Minor improvements
- Install obfs4proxy 0.0.4-1~tpo1, which adds support for
client-mode ScrambleSuit.
- Don't start Vidalia if Windows Camouflage is enabled. (Closes:
- I2P Browser:
· Remove "Add-ons" from the Tools menu, and hide "Keyboard
Shortcuts" and "Take a Tour" since they point to resources on
the open Internet (Closes: #7970).
· Hide TorButton button from the customize toolbar options, and
remove configs whose only purpose was to make Torbutton "green"
(Closes: #8893).

* Test suite
- New tests:
· Test non-LAN SSH, and SFTP via GNOME's "Connect to Server"
(Closes: #6308).
· Verify that Tails' Tor binary has the expected Tor authorities
hard coded (Closes: #8960).
- Improvements:
· Programmatically determine the supported languages when testing
the Unsafe Browser (Closes: #8918).
· Rename --temp-dir to --tmpdir and make it behave more like
mktemp, and honour TMPDIR if set in the environment. (Closes:
- Bugfixes:
· Make --temp-dir (now --tmpdir) actually work.

-- Tails developers Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:54:20 +0200


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