Tails 1.6

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    Tails 1.2.1 is out
    This release fixes numerous security issues and all users must upgrade as soon as possible.

    Notable user-visible changes include:
    • Security fixes
      • Upgrade Linux to 3.16.7-1.
      • Install Tor Browser 4.0.2 (based on Firefox 31.3.0esr).
    • Bugfixes
      • Restore mouse scrolling in KVM/Spice (ticket #7426).
      • Suppress excessive (and leaky!) Torbutton logging (ticket #8160).
      • Don't break the Unsafe and I2P Browsers after installing incremental upgrades (ticket #8152, ticket #8158).
      • External links in various applications should now open properly in the Tor Browser (ticket #8153, ticket #8186).
      • Fix clearsigning of text including non-ASCII characters in gpgApplet (ticket #7968).
    • Minor improvements
      • Upgrade I2P to 0.9.17-1~deb7u+1.
      • Make GnuPG configuration closer to the best practices (ticket #7512).
      • Remove TrueCrypt support and document how to open TrueCrypt volumes using cryptsetup (ticket #5373).
    See the online Changelog for technical details.

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    Tails 1.3.2
    This release fixes numerous security issues and all users must upgrade as soon as possible.

    Changes
    • The Florence virtual keyboard can now be used with touchpads again.
    • Tails Installer does not list devices that are too small to be supported.
    There are numerous other changes that may not be apparent in the daily operation of a typical user. Technical details of all the changes are listed in the Changelog.

    Known issues
    See the current list of known issues.
     
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    Tails 1.4
    This release fixes numerous security issues
    • Tor Browser 4.5
    • We disabled in Tails the new circuit view of Tor Browser 4.5 for security reasons. You can still use the network map of Vidalia to inspect your circuits.
    • Tails OpenPGP Applet now has a shortcut to the gedit text editor
    • Paperkey lets you print a backup of your OpenPGP secret keys on paper.
    • Better support for Vietnamese in LibreOffice
    • Disable security warnings when connecting to POP3 and IMAP ports that are mostly used for StartTLS nowadays.
    • Support for more printers
    • Upgrade Tor to 0.2.6.7.
    • Upgrade I2P to 0.9.19 that has several fixes and improvements for floodfill performance.
    • Remove the obsolete #i2p-help IRC channel from Pidgin.
    • Remove the command line email client mutt and msmtp.
    • Make the browser theme of the Windows 8 camouflage compatible with the Unsafe Browser and the I2P Browser.
    • Remove the Tor Network Settings... from the Torbutton menu.
    • Better support for Chromebook C720-2800
    • Fix the localization of Tails Upgrader.
    • Fix the OpenPGP key servers configured in Seahorse.
    • Prevent Tor Browser from crashing when Orca is enabled.

    Technical details of all the changes are listed in the Changelog
    See the current list of known issues.
     
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    Tails 1.5.1: This is an emergency release, triggered by an unscheduled Firefox release meant to fix critical security issues.
    This release fixes fixes numerous security issues
     
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    Tails 1.6
    This release fixes numerous security issues
    • Upgrade: Tor Browser to version 5.0.3 (based on Firefox 38.3.0 ESR).
    • Upgrade: I2P to version 0.9.22 and enable its AppArmor profile.
    • Fix: several issues related to MAC address spoofing

    Technical details of all the changes are listed in the Changelog
    known issues.
     

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