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Tails is a [[!wikipedia desc="live operating system" Live_USB]] that you can start on almost any computer from a DVD, USB stick, or SD card.

It aims at preserving your privacy and anonymity, and helps you to:

[[Learn more about Tails.|about]]


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See [[News]] for more.


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See [[Security]] for more.

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Tails is built upon Debian.

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Tails is [[Free Software|doc/about/license]].

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Tails sends its traffic through Tor.


Tails has received the Mozilla Open Source Support Award (2016), the Access Innovation Prize (2014) and the OpenITP award (2013).

Partners & Grants

Tails receives grants, corporate donations, and substantial donations from individuals.

[[Meet our partners|partners]] or [[become a partner|partners/become]]!