Tails Linux 1.6 Released

The Tails development team announced release of Tails, The Amnesic Incognito Live System, version 1.6. Tails 1.6 is latest stable release of Debian based GNU/Linux distribution offering anonymity and privacy while browsing internet.



From official release announcement, following are major highlights of this release.
  • Upgrade Tor Browser to version 5.0.3 (based on Firefox 38.3.0 ESR).
  • Upgrade I2P to version 0.9.22 and enable its AppArmor profile.
  • If MAC address spoofing fails on a network interface and this interface cannot be disabled, then all networking is now completely disabled.
  • A notification is displayed if MAC address spoofing causes network issues, for example if a network only allows connections from a list of authorized MAC addresses.
For more information and detailed change logs, see brief release announcement here


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