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

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

[[Learn more about Tails.|about]]

News

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See [[News]] for more.

Security

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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.

Awards

Tails has received the Mozilla Open Source Support Award (2016), the Access Innovation Prize (2014), the APC FLOSS 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]]!