[tails-news] Tails 0.19 is out

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Wed Jun 26 10:36:45 CEST 2013


Tails, The Amnesic Incognito Live System, version 0.19, is out.

All users must upgrade as soon as possible.

# Changes

Notable user-visible changes include:

  * New features

    * Linux 3.9.5-1.
    * Iceweasel 17.0.7esr + Torbrowser patches.
    * Unblock Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, WWAN and WiMAX; block every other type of wireless device.
  * Bugfixes

    * Fix write access to boot medium at the block device level.
    * tails-greeter l10n-related fixes.
    * gpgApplet: partial fix for clipboard emptying after a wrong passphrase was entered.
  * Minor improvements

    * Drop GNOME proxy settings.
    * Format newly created persistent volumes as ext4.
    * GnuPG: don't connect to the keyserver specified by the key owner.
    * GnuPG: locate keys only from local keyrings.
    * Upgrade live-boot and live-config to the 3.0.x final version from Wheezy.
  * Localization: many translation updates all over the place.

  * Test suite

    * Re-enable previously disabled boot device permissions test.

See the [online Changelog](https://git-tails.immerda.ch/tails/plain/debian/changelog?id=0.19) for technical details.

# Known issue

No new known issue but [longstanding known issues](https://tails.boum.org/news/../support/known_issues/index.en.html).

# I want to try it / to upgrade!

See the [Getting started](https://tails.boum.org/news/../getting_started/index.en.html) page.

As no software is ever perfect, we maintain a list of [problems that affects the last release of Tails](https://tails.boum.org/news/../support/known_issues/index.en.html).

# What's coming up?

The next Tails release is scheduled for around August 7.

Have a look to our [roadmap](https://tails.boum.org/contribute/roadmap/) to see where we are heading to.

Would you want to help? There are many ways [?](https://tails.boum.org/ikiwiki.cgi?page=contribute_to_Tails&from=news%2Fversion_0.19&do=create)**you** can contribute. If you want to help, come talk to us!

URL: https://tails.boum.org/news/version_0.19/index.en.html


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