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[[!meta title="Tails report for MONTH, YEAR"]]
[[!meta date="`date --rfc-2822` eg. Thu, 08 Feb 2018 07:21:15 +0000"]]
[[!pagetemplate template="news.tmpl"]]

[[!toc]]

Releases
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* [[Tails 4.6 was released on May 5|news/version_4.6]].
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* [[Tails 4.7 was released on June 2|news/version_4.7]].
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* Tails 4.8 is [[scheduled for June 30|contribute/calendar]].
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The following changes were introduced in Tailshttps://blog.torproject.org/new-release-tor-browser-9010 4.6:
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* Update Tor Browser to [[9.0.10.|https://blog.torproject.org/new-release-tor-browser-9010]]

* Add support for Universal 2nd Factor USB security keys.

* Update the list of applications in the Favorites applications submenu. 

To make it easier for new users to discover some of the core features of Tails, we added Configure persistent volume, Tails documentation, WhisperBack Error Reporting and Tails Installer.

*Change the input method for Japanese from Anthy to Mozc. 
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Code
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XXX: If you feel like it and developers, foundation team, and RMs don't do it themselves,
     list important code work that is not covered already by the
     Release section (for example, the changes being worked on for
     the next version).

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- Onboarded a new maintainer for our Debian packages. Welcome
  [nodens](https://nodens.github.io/resume/)!

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Documentation and website
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- Published a job offer for a [[technical writer|jobs/technical_writer]].
  This is a paid offer for self-employed freelancers.

- Released new [[Home|index]] and [[About|about]] pages. Drawings are by
  [Andrés Fernández Cordón](https://anhdr.es/).

[[!img index/city.svg link="no" alt="" size="300x"]]
[[!img index/camping.svg link="no" alt="" size="300x"]]

- Documented how to include screenshots when [[reporting an
  error|doc/first_steps/bug_reporting#screenshot]].
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- Documented how to [[import OpenPGP
  keys|doc/encryption_and_privacy/gpgapplet#import]] from the *Files*
  browser. ([[!tails_ticket 17183]])
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User experience
===============

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- Discussed the UX implications of [dropping our time sync
  hacks](https://lists.autistici.org/message/20200520.002000.3f43e667.en.html).

- Discussed possible strategies around the [[!tails_ticket
  17183#note_149643 desc="degrading state"]] of the *Passwords and Keys*
  utility.
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Hot topics on our help desk
===========================

XXX: Ask tails-bugs@boum.org to list hot topics for the last month.

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Infrastructure
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- Onboarded kibi and emmapeel in the team maintaining our pool of
  mirrors.

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Funding
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- Received an invitation to submit a full proposal to the [OTF Core Infrastructure
  Fund](https://www.opentech.fund/funds/core-infrastructure-fund/) to
  improve the user experience of [[connecting to
  Tor|blueprint/network_connection]] and using Tails to circumvent
  censorship.
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- Improved how corporate donation matching programs and Benevity are
  explained on our [[Donate|donate]] page. ([[!tails_ticket 17698]])
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Outreach
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Past events
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Upcoming events
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On-going discussions
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XXX: Link to the thread on <https://lists.autistici.org/list/tails-XXX.html>.

Press and testimonials
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XXX: Copy content from press/media_appearances_2019.mdwn
     This page is continuously updated by tails-press@boum.org, so if
     it's empty there might be nothing special to report.

Translations
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XXX: Add the output of (adjust month!):

    sudo apt-get install intltool
    git checkout $(git rev-list -n 1 --before="September 1" origin/master) && \
    git submodule update --init && \
    ./wiki/src/contribute/l10n_tricks/language_statistics.sh

Metrics
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* Tails has been started more than BOOTS/MONTH times this month. This makes BOOTS/DAY boots a day on average.

[[How do we know this?|support/faq#boot_statistics]]

XXX: Ask <tails@boum.org> for this number.