This release fixes many security vulnerabilities.

You should upgrade as soon as possible.


Upgrades and changes

  • Add a confirm dialog between downloading and applying an automatic upgrade to control better when the network is disabled and prevent partially applied upgrades. (#14754 and #15282)

  • When running from a virtual machine, warn about the trustworthiness of the operating system even when running from a free virtualization software. (#16195)

  • Disable Autocrypt in Thunderbird to prevent sending unencrypted emails by mistake. (#15923)

  • Update Linux to 4.18.20.

  • Update Tor Browser to 8.0.4.

  • Update Thunderbird to 60.3.0.

Fixed problems

  • Fix the opening of Thunderbird in non-English languages. (#16113)

  • Reduce the logging level of Tor when using bridges. (#15743)

For more details, read our changelog.

Known issues

  • Tails fails to start and displays a black screen with some Intel graphics cards.

    To fix this issue, add nomodeset to the startup options.

    If this workaround doesn't work, add nomodeset xorg-driver=vesa to the startup options.

    If this workaround doesn't work, please report to

    • The brand and model of your computer.
    • The workaround that you tried and that failed.
    • If possible, the output of the lspci -n command executed on another Linux system, such as an older Tails.

See the list of long-standing issues.

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What's coming up?

Tails 3.12 is scheduled for January 29.

We need your help and there are many ways to contribute to Tails (donating is only one of them). Come talk to us!