Commit e3d9a45b authored by anonym's avatar anonym

releasing version 3.2~rc1

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[[!meta title="Call for testing: 3.2~rc1"]]
[[!meta date="2017-09-16 12:34:56"]]
[[!tag announce]]
You can help Tails! The first release candidate for the upcoming
version 3.2 is out. We are very excited and cannot wait to hear what
you think about it :)
[[!toc levels=1]]
What's new in 3.2~rc1?
----------------------
Significant changes since Tails 3.1 include:
* Upgrade to Tails Installer 4.4.19, which gets rid of the splash
screen, detects when Tails already is installed on the target device
(and then proposes to upgrade), and generally improves the UX. We
are _very_ interested in reports about problems with this new
version of Tails Installer.
* Switch from the Florence on-screen keyboard to GNOME's screen
keyboard. We know this move has both advantages and disadvantages,
for instance very few layouts are supported. Please let us know of
any problems!
* The Root Terminal has gone through some significant back-end
changes; please make sure it works like before (or better)!
* Add PPPoE support; if you have a DSL or dial-up connection that uses
PPPoE, please give it a try!
* Bluetooth support is now completely disabled (details:
[[!tails_ticket 14655]]). If this makes it hard for you to use
Tails, please let us know!
* Upgrade to Linux 4.12.12, which improves hardware support,
e.g. better support for the NVIDIA Maxwell series of graphics cards.
* Upgrade to Thunderbird 52.3.0. Ideally it should work exactly like
before, or better.
Technical details of all the changes are listed in the
[Changelog](https://git-tails.immerda.ch/tails/plain/debian/changelog?h=devel).
# How to test Tails 3.2~rc1?
----------------------------
**Keep in mind that this is a test image**. We tested that it is not
broken in obvious ways, but it might still contain undiscovered
issues.
But test wildly!
If you find anything that is not working as it should, please report to
us on <tails-testers@boum.org>.
Bonus points if you first check if it is a
<a href="#known_issues">known issue of this release</a> or a
[[longstanding known issue|support/known_issues]].
Get Tails 3.2~rc1
-----------------
To upgrade, an automatic upgrade is available from 3.1.
If you cannot do an automatic upgrade, you can install 3.2~rc1 by
following our usual [[installation instructions|install]], skipping
the **Download and verify** step.
<a class="download-file use-mirror-pool" href="http://dl.amnesia.boum.org/tails/alpha/tails-amd64-3.2~rc1/tails-amd64-3.2~rc1.iso">Tails 3.2~rc1 ISO image</a>
<span class="openpgp-small-link">[[OpenPGP signature|torrents/files/tails-amd64-3.2~rc1.iso.sig]]</span>
<br/>
<a class="download-file" href="https://tails.boum.org/torrents/files/tails-amd64-3.2~rc1.torrent" >Tails 3.2~rc1 torrent</a>
<a id="known_issues"></a>
Known issues in 3.2~rc1
=======================
[[Longstanding known issues|support/known_issues]]
# What's coming up?
Tails 3.2 is [[scheduled|contribute/calendar]] on September 26.
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|donate]] is only one of
them). Come [[talk to us|about/contact#tails-dev]]!
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