Software Update: Tails 5.1.1

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Tails stands for The amnesic incognito live system and is a live Linux distribution that focuses on privacy and anonymity. It uses Debian GNU/Linux as its base and adds a Gnome environment with Tor, Tor Browser, Pidgin, Thunderbird, Electrum, LibreOffice, GPG and KeePassXC. For more information, please refer to this page† Version 5 is based on Debian 11 and includes OpenPGP replaced by Kleopatra. The following changes have also been made in version 5.1.1:

Tails 5.1.1 is out

This release fixes a high severity security issue in torthat affects performance and possibly anonymity.

Changes and updates

  • Update tor to
  • Update Thunderbird to 91.10
  • Update the Linux kernel to 5.10.120. This fixes important security issues.

For more details, read our changelog

Version number 5.1.1
Release status Final
Operating systems Linux
Website tails
License type Conditions (GNU/BSD/etc.)
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