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[[!meta date="Mon, 15 Jun 2013 14:45:00 +0000"]]
[[!meta title="Call for testing: 0.19~rc1"]]

<p>You can help Tails! The first (and hopefully only) release candidate for the
upcoming version 0.19 is out. Please test it and see if all works for you.</p>

[[!toc levels=1]]

<h1>How to test Tails 0.19~rc1?</h1>

<ol>
  <li>
    <p>
      <strong>Keep in mind that this is a test image.</strong> We have made sure
      that it is not broken in an obvious way, but it might still contain
      undiscovered issues.
    </p>
  </li>
  <li>
    <p>Download the ISO image and its signature:</p>
    <p>
      <a class="download-file"
         href="http://dl.amnesia.boum.org/tails/testing/tails-i386-0.19-rc1/tails-i386-0.19-rc1.iso"
      >Tails 0.19~rc1 ISO image</a>
    </p>
    <p>
      <a class="download-signature"
         href="http://dl.amnesia.boum.org/tails/testing/tails-i386-0.19-rc1/tails-i386-0.19-rc1.iso.pgp"
      >Tails 0.19~rc1 signature</a>
    </p>
  </li>
  <li>
    <p>
      Verify the ISO image.
    </p>
  </li>
  <li>
    <p>
      Have a look at the list of <a href="#known_issues">known issues
      of this release</a> and the list of [[longstanding known
      issues|support/known_issues]].
    </p>
  </li>
  <li>
    <p>
      Test wildly!
    </p>
  </li>
</ol>

<p>If you find anything that is not working as it should, please [[report to
us|doc/first_steps/bug_reporting]]! Bonus points if you check that it is not a
<a href="#known_issues">known issue of this release</a> or a
[[longstanding known issue|support/known_issues]].</p>

<h1>What's new since 0.18?</h1>

<ul>

<li>New features</li>
<ul>
	<li><p>Linux 3.9.5-1.</p></li>
	<li><p>Unblock Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, WWAN and WiMAX; block every other type of wireless device.</p></li>
</ul>

<li>Bugfixes</li>
<ul>
	<li><p>Fix write access to boot medium at the block device level.</p></li>
	<li><p>tails-greeter l10n-related fixes.</p></li>
	<li><p>gpgApplet: partial fix for clipboard emptying after a wrong passphrase was entered.</p></li>
</ul>

<li><p>Minor improvements</p></li>
<ul>
	<li><p>Drop GNOME proxy settings.</p></li>
	<li><p>Format newly created persistent volumes as ext4.</p></li>
	<li><p>GnuPG: don't connect to the keyserver specified by the key owner.</p></li>
	<li><p>GnuPG: locate keys only from local keyrings.</p></li>
	<li><p>Upgrade live-boot and live-config to the 3.0.x final version from Wheezy.</p></li>
</ul>

<li><p>Localization: many translation updates all over the place.</p></li>

<li><p>Test suite</p></li>
<ul>
<li><p>Re-enable previously disabled boot device permissions test.</p></li>
</ul>

</ul>

<h1><a id="known_issues"></a>Known issues in 0.19~rc1</h1>

<ul>
<li>Due to a regression in live-config, passwordless sudo is enabled by default unless one sets an administration password.</li>
<li>The Unsafe Browser does not work.</li>
</ul>

<p>All these issues are fixed in Git and will be fixed in Tails 0.19.</p>