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achievements 2018: blogpost written, ready for QA

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[[!meta date="Fri, 09 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000"]]
[[!meta title="Tails achievements in 2018"]]
[[!pagetemplate template="news.tmpl"]]
[[!tag announce]]
On October 12 we asked you to [[donate to Tails|news/2018-fundraiser]]. Today, we summarize what we achieved with the help of your support in 2018, and renew our call for donations.
New features
============
- With the release of Tails 3.0 we migrated from Debian 8 (Jessie) to Debian 9
(Stretch).
- We integrated *VeraCrypt* in the desktop to allow you to work with
encrypted files across different operating systems (Windows, Linux,
and macOS).
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[[!img doc/first_steps/additional_software/additional-software.png link="no" alt=""]]
- We added a [[screen locker|doc/first_steps/introduction_to_gnome_and_the_tails_desktop#screen-locker]]
to give you some protection if you leave your
Tails unattended, willingly or not.
to give you some protection if you leave your Tails unattended, willingly or
not.
[[!img doc/first_steps/introduction_to_gnome_and_the_tails_desktop/screen-locker.png alt="" link="no"]]
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Adoption
========
- Tails was used around 22 000 times a day.
- Tails was used approximately 22 000 times a day.
- We did more usability work than ever before. Every new feature was
tested with actual users to make sure Tails becomes easier to use.
- We answered 1123 bug reports through our help desk and helped that
many people being a bit safer online.
- We answered 1123 bug reports through our help desk and helped many people to
be safer online.
Under the hood
==============
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- We made the build of Tails completely
[[reproducible|news/reproducible_Tails]], which brings even more trust
in the ISO images that we are distributing, a faster release process,
and slightly smaller upgrades:
and slightly smaller upgrades.
- We greatly diversified our sources of income. Thanks to all of you,
the share of donations that we got from individuals increased from 17%
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=========
- We published a [[social contract|news/social_contract]] to clarify the
social commitments that we stand by as Tails contributors:
social commitments that we stand by as Tails contributors.
- We attended 12 conferences and connected to free software and Internet
freedom communities in 8 different countries, including Chaos Computer
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- We grew our pool of regular contractors with 4 new workers, mostly to
work on our core code and infrastructure. These include several very
skilled Debian developers.
All of this is made possible by donations from people like you. And because
they help us to plan our work, we particularly appreciate recurring donations
(e.g. monthly) at all levels ($5, $10 $50 or more).
If you like the work we've done in 2018, please take a minute to donate and
make us thrive in 2019!
<div id="donate-button"><a href="https://tails.boum.org/donate?r=achievements">Donate</a></div>
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