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<p>If your Mac displays the following error:</p>
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[[!meta title="Tails 4.5 is out"]]
[[!meta date="Tue, 07 Apr 2020 12:34:56 +0000"]]
[[!pagetemplate template="news.tmpl"]]
[[!tag announce]]
This release fixes [[many security
vulnerabilities|security/Numerous_security_holes_in_4.4.1]]. You should upgrade as soon as possible.
[[!toc levels=2]]
# New features
## Secure Boot
Tails now starts on computers with Secure Boot enabled.
If your Mac displays the following error:
<pre>Security settings do not allow this Mac to use an external startup disk.</pre>
<p>Then you have to [[change the settings of the <em>Startup Security
Utility</em>|install/mac/usb#startup-security]] of your Mac to authorize
starting from Tails.</p>
# Changes and updates
- Update *Tor Browser* to [9.0.9](https://blog.torproject.org/new-release-tor-browser-909).
This update fixes a [[!mfsa 2020-11 desc="critical vulnerability"]] in
*Firefox*.
Mozilla is aware of targeted attacks in the wild abusing this
vulnerability.
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# Known issues
None specific to this release.
See the list of [[long-standing issues|support/known_issues]].
# Get Tails 4.5
## To upgrade your Tails USB stick and keep your persistent storage
- Automatic upgrades are available from Tails 4.2 or later to 4.5.
- If you cannot do an automatic upgrade or if Tails fails to start after an
automatic upgrade, please try to do a [[manual upgrade|doc/upgrade/#manual]].
## To install Tails on a new USB stick
Follow our installation instructions:
- [[Install from Windows|install/win]]
- [[Install from macOS|install/mac]]
- [[Install from Linux|install/linux]]
<div class="caution"><p>All the data on this USB stick will be lost.</p></div>
## To download only
If you don't need installation or upgrade instructions, you can download
Tails 4.5 directly:
- [[For USB sticks (USB image)|install/download]]
- [[For DVDs and virtual machines (ISO image)|install/download-iso]]
# What's coming up?
Tails 4.6 is [[scheduled|contribute/calendar]] for May 5.
Have a look at our [[!tails_roadmap]] to see where we are heading to.
We need your help and there are many ways to [[contribute to
Tails|contribute]] (<a href="https://tails.boum.org/donate/?r=4.5">donating</a> is only one of
them). Come [[talk to us|about/contact#tails-dev]]!
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