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More monthly reporting

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- <https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-project/>
- Explore the Git history:
- git log --since="January 1" --until="February 1"
- Redmine view of closed issues:
- https://labs.riseup.net/code/projects/tails/issues?utf8=%E2%9C%93&set_filter=1&f[]=closed_on&op[closed_on]=%3E%3C&v[closed_on][]=2016-01-01&v[closed_on][]=2016-01-31&f[]=&c[]=tracker&c[]=status&c[]=priority&c[]=subject&c[]=author&c[]=assigned_to&c[]=updated_on&c[]=cf_9&group_by=
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- sajolida proposed some improvements to WhisperBack regarding [language
flagging and OpenPGP keys](https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-ux/2015-November/000801.html).
Documentation
=============
Documentation and website
=========================
- We published our [[Installation Assistant|install]] to make it easier
to get started with Tails.
- Giorgio Maone wrote a [Firefox add-on](https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/tails-download-and-verify/?src=search)
to verify the Tails ISO image automatically.
- We published a statement [[about creating Tails derivatives|contribute/derivatives]].
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* Tails has been started more than 546,366 times in December. This makes 17,6245 boots a day on average.
* 35,853 downloads of the OpenPGP signature of Tails ISO from our website.
* 109 bug reports were received through WhisperBack.
* sajolida published statistics on [the time before upgrade](https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-dev/2015-November/009803.html)
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========
* [[Tails 1.8.2 was released on January 10, 2016|news/version_1.8.2]] (minor release).
* [[Tails 2.0 was released on January 26, 2016|news/version_2.0]] (major release).
* The next release (2.2) is [[planned for March 08|https://tails.boum.org/contribute/calendar/]].
Code
====
## Upgrades and changes
- Upgrade base to Debian 8 (Jessie)
- Upgrade <span class="application">Tor Browser</span> to 5.5, based on Firefox 38.6.0 ESR.
- Change 'systemd' as init system and use it to:
- Sandbox many services using Linux namespaces and make then harder to exploit.
- Make the lauching of Tor and the memory wipe on shutdown more robust.
- Sanitize our code base by replacing many custom scripts.
- Upgrade many firmware packages to improve hardware compatibility.
- Upgrade <span class="application">LibreOffice</span> from 3.5 to 4.3.
- Remove Windows camouflage wich is currently broken in GNOME Shell. We
started working on [[!tails_ticket 10830 desc="adding it back"]] but
[[your help is needed|news/windows_camouflage_jessie]]!
The following changes were introduced in Tails 2.0:
## Fixed problems
[[!inline pages="inc/release_notes/2.0" raw="yes"]]
- Allow <span class="application">Videos</span> to access the DVD drive.
Code
====
- Allow configuring printers without administration password.
- Andrew Gallagher wrote a [tool to clone and backup the persistent
volume](https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-dev/2016-January/010033.html). Testing is welcome!
- HiDPI displays are better supported. ([[tails_ticket 8659]])
- Christian Medel is working on a [replacement for the defunct Windows
Camouflage](https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-dev/2016-January/010084.html).
Documentation and website
=========================
- Most of our documentation was updated to Tails based on Jessie.
User experience
===============
* We are now using GNOME Shell as desktop environment.
* We redesigned the download and installation process thanks to
the [Installation Assistant](https://tails.boum.org/install)
* Tails Installer is now available in [Debian ](https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/tails-installer) and [Ubuntu](https://launchpad.net/~tails-team/+archive/ubuntu/tails-installer)
* Tails Installer is now available in [Debian](https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/tails-installer)
and [Ubuntu](https://launchpad.net/~tails-team/+archive/ubuntu/tails-installer)
Infrastructure
==============
* Our test suite covers 208 scenarios, **FIXME** more that in **FIXME.
* Our test suite covers 208 scenarios, 17 more than in August.
Outreach
========
* A Tails install party took place in Toulouse, France to celebrate the Tails 2.0 release.
* We'll be at the [Internet Freedom Festival](https://internetfreedomfestival.org/)
in Valencia, Spain, from March 1 to March 6.
* We'll be at the [Logan CIJ Symphosium](https://logancij.com/), Challenge
Power! in Berlin, on March 11-12.
Upcoming events
---------------
* We will participate at the [Internet Freedom Festival](https://internetfreedomfestival.org/) in Valencia, Spain from 1st-6th March 2016.
* We will be at the [Logan CIJ Symposium "Challenge Power"](http://logancij.com), 11-12th March 2016 in Berlin, Germany.
* We will participate at the [Internet Freedom Festival](https://internetfreedomfestival.org/)
in Valencia, Spain from 1st-6th March 2016.
* We will be at the [Logan CIJ Symposium "Challenge Power"](http://logancij.com),
11-12th March 2016 in Berlin, Germany.
On-going discussions
====================
* We've started working on a [blueprint](https://tails.boum.org/blueprint/replace_Pidgin/) to find a suitable replacement for Pidgin in the future.
* sycamoreone started started working on a [blueprint](https://tails.boum.org/blueprint/replace_Pidgin/) to find a suitable replacement for Pidgin in the future.
* A discussion about [persistent Tor state](https://tails.boum.org/blueprint/persistent_Tor_state/) has been relaunched.
Press and testimonials
======================
* 2016-01: Several articles cover the release of Tails 2.0:
- 2016-01-27: [Tails 2.0: Das Anonymisierungs-OS im neuen Look](http://www.heise.de/security/meldung/Tails-2-0-Das-Anonymisierungs-OS-im-neuen-Look-3085312.html) by Fabian A. Scherschel in heise (in German).
- 2016-01-27: [Edward Snowden's OS of choice gets a major update](http://www.engadget.com/2016/01/27/edward-snowdens-os-of-choice-gets-a-major-update/) by Steve Dent in engadget.
* 2016-01-12: Tails is listed as best distro for privacy in [The Best
Linux Distros of 2016](http://www.linux.com/news/software/applications/878620-the-best-linux-distros-of-2016/)
by Swapnil Bhartiya in Linux.com.
* 2016-01-07: [Tails - Soukromí pro každého - kdekoliv a kdykoliv](http://valeas.cz/it-blog/117-tails-soukromi-pro-kazdeho-kdekoliv-a-kdykoliv) by Václav in Valeas blog (in Czech).
Translation
===========
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