Tails, or "The Amnesic Incognito Live System", has released the latest version of its privacy-focused secure Linux distro, Tails 4.21, with various changes, bug fixes and improvements including:

  • An update to Tor Browser 10.5.4
  • An update to Thunderbird 78.12
  • A fix for a bug in Tails Installer that enabled the deletion of Persistent Storage when doing a manual upgrade 

Get Tails 4.21

Automatic upgrades are available from Tails 4.19 or later to 4.21. If you cannot do an automatic upgrade or if Tails fails to start after an automatic upgrade, please try to do a manual upgrade.

To install Tails on a new USB stick from Linux, follow these installation instructions.

If you don't need installation or upgrade instructions, you can download Tails 4.21 directly as a USB image or an ISO image.

What's Next?

The release of Tails 4.22 is scheduled for September 7th. Have a look at the distro's roadmap to learn more about what you can look forward to in upcoming releases!

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