Commit 48460a61 authored by anonym's avatar anonym

Merge branch 'web/10450-2.2-release-notes' into testing

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[[!meta date="Tue Mar 8 12:34:56 2016"]]
[[!meta title="Tails 2.2 is out"]]
[[!tag announce]]
This release fixes [[many security
issues|security/Numerous_security_holes_in_2.0.1]] and users should
upgrade as soon as possible.
[[!toc levels=1]]
# Changes
## New features
- Add support for viewing DVDs with DRM protection. ([[!tails_ticket 7674]])
## Upgrades and changes
- Replace *Vidalia*, which has been unmaintained for years, with:
- a system status icon indicating whether Tails is connected to Tor or not,
- [[*Onion Circuits*|doc/anonymous_internet/Tor_status]] to display a list of the current Tor circuits and connections.
[[!img version_2.2/onion_circuits.png alt="Tor Status extension clicked in the top bar and Onion Circuits window open" link="no"]]
- Automatically save the database of *KeePassX* after every change to prevent
data loss when shutting down. ([[!tails_ticket 11147]])
- Update *Tor Browser* to 5.5.3.
- Improve Japanese-style glyph display.
- Upgrade *I2P* to [0.9.24](
- Disable the <span class="keycap">Alt + Shift</span> and
<span class="keycap">Left Shift + Right Shift</span> keyboard
shortcuts that used to switch to the next keyboard layout.
You can still use <span class="keycap">Meta + Space</span> to change
keyboard layout. ([[!tails_ticket 11042]])
## Fixed problems
- Fix **optional PGP key** feature of *WhisperBack*. ([[!tails_ticket 11033]])
- Fix saving of *WhisperBack* report to a file when offline. ([[!tails_ticket 11133]])
- Make Git verify the integrity of transferred objects. ([[!tails_ticket 11107]])
For more details, see also our [changelog](
# Known issues
See the current list of [[known issues|support/known_issues]].
# Install or upgrade
To install, follow our [[installation instructions|install]].
An automatic upgrade is available from 2.0.1 to 2.2.
If it is impossible to automatically upgrade your Tails, read our
[[upgrade instructions|upgrade]].
If your Tails fails to start after an automatic upgrade, please [[try to
do a manual upgrade|doc/first_steps/upgrade#manual]].
# What's coming up?
The next Tails release is [[scheduled|contribute/calendar]] for April 19.
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]] ([[donating|contribute/how/donate]] is only one of
them). Come [[talk to us|contribute/talk]]!
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