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Tails 3. 0 – Friendly System To Preserve The Privacy And Anonymity

Tails is a live system that aims to protect your privacy and being anonymous. It can help you to use the Internet anonymously and circumvent censorship almost where ever you go and on any computer but giving no trace until you ask it to explicitly.

And, a complete working system built to be used from a DVD, HARDWARE stick. Or Facts on their own of the computer’s original operating system.

Also, Tails 3.0 is the first version of Tails depending on Debian 9 (Stretch). This brings a completely new startup and shutdown experience, a lot of perfecting to the desktop, security improvements in depth, and major upgrades to a lot of the covered software.

  • Changes
  • New features
  • New startup and arrêt experience
  • Tails Greeter, the application to configure Tails at startup, has recently been completely redesigned for easiness of use:
  • All options can be obtained from a sole window.
  • Language and region settings are displayed first to benefit our international audience.
  • Accessibility features can be enabled from the start
  • Also, the shutdown experience has also been remodeled in order to be:

Very reliable. It was crashing on various pcs with unpredictable results.
Considerably more discrete. The screen is now totally black to look less suspicious.

Perfecting the desktop
  • Switch to the default black theme of GNOME which has a more modern and discrete look.
  • Also, Tails 3. 0 benefits from many other small improvements to the GNOME desktop
  • There is a redesign of data to lessen clutter and make the interface better to use. Addition of many news, including the ability to rename multiple files at the same time and a chance to extract compressed files without the need for a separate application.
  • Improvment of the notice area to allow easy gain access to previous notifications. Notice popups also repositioning to make them more noticeable.
  • And, addition of short windows to help you will find keyboard shortcuts in GNOME applications.
Security advancements comprehensive

Tails 3. zero ideal for 64-bit pcs only and never on 32-bit computers anymore. Dropping hardware support, even for a tiny portion of our customer base, is always a hard decision to make but being 64-bit only has important security and reliability benefits. For example, to protect against some types of security uses, support for the NX bit is compulsory and most binaries are solidified with PIE which allows ASLR.

Update Tor Internet browser to 7. 0 (based on Firefox 52 ESR) which is multiprocess and paves the way to content sandboxing. This should make it harder to exploit security vulnerabilities in the browser.

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