[tails-news] Tails 0.20.1 is out

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Thu Sep 19 13:30:00 CEST 2013


Tails, The Amnesic Incognito Live System, version 0.20.1, is out.

All users must upgrade as soon as possible: this release fixes [numerous security issues](https://tails.boum.org/news/../security/Numerous_security_holes_in_0.20/index.en.html).

# Changes

Notable user-visible changes include:

  * New features

    * Install Tor 0.2.4.17-rc.
    * Install Linux kernel 3.10-3 (version 3.10.11-1).
  * Bugfixes

    * Remount persistence devices read-only at shutdown/reboot time ([ticket #6228](https://labs.riseup.net/code/issues/6228)).
    * Greeter: display a warning icon on admin password mismatch and on persistence unlocking failure. Thanks to Andres Gomez Ramirez [andres.gomez at cern.ch](mailto:andres.gomez at cern.ch) for the fix!
    * Fix the I2P IRC account.
    * Allow installing "Priority: standard" packages that we do not install by default.
  * Minor improvements

    * Additional software: point to the system log on upgrade failure.
  * Localization

    * Many translation updates all over the place.

See the [online Changelog](https://git-tails.immerda.ch/tails/plain/debian/changelog?id=0.20) for technical details.

# Known issues

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

# I want to try it or to upgrade!

Go to the [download](https://tails.boum.org/news/../download/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 September 19.

Have a look to our [roadmap](https://labs.riseup.net/code/projects/tails/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_0.20.1&do=create)**you** can contribute. If you want to help, come talk to us!

URL: https://tails.boum.org/news/version_0.20.1/index.en.html


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