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[[!meta title="Tails report for December, 2012"]]
[[!meta date="Wed Jan 09 16:00:00 2013"]]

[[!toc levels=1]]

Releases
========

Tails 0.16~rc1 [[was released on December 14th|news/test_0.16-rc1]].

The Tails 0.16 release is scheduled for the first half of January.

People
======

We received 66 reports through Whisperback.

The forum activity has been steadily high:
1128 messages, 177 signed by Tails.

Some of us went to [29c3](https://events.ccc.de/congress/2012/).

Code
====

Many dictionaries for supported languages [were installed](http://git.immerda.ch/?p=amnesia.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/feature/spell-checker).

A [[bug concerning memlockd|todo/run_only_one_memlockd]] [was fixed](http://git.immerda.ch/?p=amnesia.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/bugfix/only-one-memlockd). 

The regular GnuPG agent [was added](http://git.immerda.ch/?p=amnesia.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/feature/regular-gnupg-agent).

The automatic update feature of Iceweasel extensions [was disabled](http://git.immerda.ch/?p=amnesia.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/bugfix/disable-iceweasel-extensions-auto-update).

The move to using `live-boot` version 3 [was worked on](http://git.immerda.ch/?p=amnesia.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/feature/live-boot-3.x).

The [Minitube](http://flavio.tordini.org/minitube) Youtube client [was installed](http://git.immerda.ch/?p=amnesia.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/feature/minitube).

The Iceweasel Add-on bar [was hidden](http://git.immerda.ch/?p=amnesia.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/feature/just_hide_iceweasel_add-on_bar) by default.

The work on a better power-off button [was completed and merged](http://git.immerda.ch/?p=amnesia.git;a=commit;h=0217cf30ad95efe798529aadcde952b49976c839).

A bug concerning the `--media` option of live-persist [was fixed](http://git.immerda.ch/?p=amnesia.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/bugfix/strict_live-persist_media).

The `~/Persistent` directory [was added](http://git.immerda.ch/?p=amnesia.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/feature/persistent-directory-in-places) to the *Places* menu of *GNOME* and *GtkFileChooser*.

The `xul-ext-monkeysphere` extension [was removed](http://git.immerda.ch/?p=amnesia.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/bugfix/disable-iceweasel-extensions-auto-update).

The *News* section of the website [was configured](http://git.immerda.ch/?p=amnesia.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/feature/news-as-homepage) as the [[homepage of Iceweasel|todo/set_iceweasel_homepage_to_Tails_news]]. 

The Entropy Key daemon `ekeyd` [was installed](http://git.immerda.ch/?p=amnesia.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/feature/ekeyd).

A new version of the [MAT](https://mat.boum.org/) [was announced](https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-dev/2012-December/002355.html).

Documentation and website
=========================

[[Guidelines for writing documentation|contribute/how/documentation/guidelines]] for Tails were written.

The documentation of our release process was [improved](http://git.immerda.ch/?p=amnesia.git;a=commit;h=ef5f98e69e41794abcd8748529d81965d4aa8274).