This release fixes many security issues and users should upgrade as soon as possible.Huj免费翻墙网

Changes

New features

  • We enabled address space layout randomization in the Linux kernel (kASLR) to improve protection from buffer overflow attacks.Huj免费翻墙网

  • We installed rngd to improve the entropy of the random numbers generated on computers that have a hardware random number generator.Huj免费翻墙网

Upgrades and changes

  • Upgrade Tor to 0.2.8.7.Huj免费翻墙网

  • Upgrade Tor Browser to 6.0.5.Huj免费翻墙网

  • Upgrade to Linux 4.6. This should improve the support for newer hardware (graphics, Wi-Fi, etc.)Huj免费翻墙网

  • Upgrade Icedove to 45.2.0.Huj免费翻墙网

  • Upgrade Tor Birdy to 0.2.0.Huj免费翻墙网

  • Upgrade Electrum to 2.6.4.Huj免费翻墙网

  • Install firmware for Intel SST sound cards (firmware-intel-sound).Huj免费翻墙网

  • Install firmware for Texas Instruments Wi-Fi interfaces (firmware-ti-connectivity).Huj免费翻墙网

  • Remove non-free APT repositories. We documented how to configure additional APT repositories using the persistent volume.Huj免费翻墙网

  • Use a dedicated page as the homepage of Tor Browser so we can customize it for our users.Huj免费翻墙网

  • Set up the trigger for RAM erasure on shutdown earlier in the boot process. This should speed up shutdown and make RAM erasure more robust.Huj免费翻墙网

Fixed problems

  • Disable the automatic configuration of Icedove when using OAuth. This should fix the automatic configuration for GMail accounts. (#11536)Huj免费翻墙网

  • Make the Disable all networking and Tor bridge mode options of Tails Greeter more robust. (#11593)Huj免费翻墙网

For more details, read our changelog.Huj免费翻墙网

Known issues

  • For some users memory wiping fails more often than in Tails 2.5, and for some users it fails less often. Please report any such changes to #11786.

See the list of long-standing issues.Huj免费翻墙网

Get Tails 2.6

  • To install, follow our installation instructions.Huj免费翻墙网

  • To upgrade, an automatic upgrade is available from 2.5 to 2.6.Huj免费翻墙网

    If you cannot do an automatic upgrade or if you fail to start after an automatic upgrade, please try to do a manual upgrade.Huj免费翻墙网

  • Download Tails 2.6.Huj免费翻墙网

What's coming up?

Tails 2.7 is scheduled for November 8.Huj免费翻墙网

Have a look at our roadmap to see where we are heading to.Huj免费翻墙网

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