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[[!meta title="Call for testing: 0.22~rc1"]]

[[!meta date="2013-12-02 13:00:00"]]

<p>You can help Tails! The first (and hopefully only) release candidate for the
upcoming version 0.22 is out. Please test it and see if all works for you.</p>

[[!toc levels=1]]

<h1>How to test Tails 0.22~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-i386-0.22~rc1/tails-i386-0.22~rc1.iso"
      >Tails 0.22~rc1 ISO image</a>
    </p>
    <p>
      <a class="download-signature"
         href="https://tails.boum.org/torrents/files/tails-i386-0.22~rc1.iso.sig
"
      >Tails 0.22~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 0.21?</h1>

<ul>

<li>Security fixes</li>
<ul>
  <li>
    <p>Stop migrating persistence configuration and access rights. Instead,
    disable all persistence configuration files if the mountpoint has wrong
    access rights.</p>
  </li>
  <li>
    <p>Upgrade to NSS 3.15.3 that fixes a few serious security issues affecting
     the browser.</p>
  </li>
</ul>

<li>Major improvements</li>
<ul>
  <li><p>Switch to Iceweasel 24 and Torbutton 1.6.</p></li>
  <li><p>Install Linux 3.11-2 (3.11.8-1).</p></li>
  <li><p>Incremental upgrades are ready for beta-testing, stay tuned.</p></li>
</ul>

<li><p>Bugfixes</p></li>
<ul>
  <li><p>Fix Vidalia startup.</p></li>
  <li><p>Disable DPMS screen blanking.</p></li>
  <li><p>Fix checking of the persistent volume's ACL.</p></li>
  <li><p>Sanitize more IP and MAC addresses in bug reports.</p></li>
  <li><p>Do not fail USB upgrade when the "tmp" directory exists on the
  destination device.</p></li>
</ul>

<li><p>Minor improvements</p></li>
<ul>
  <li><p>Clearer warning when deleting persistent volume.</p></li>
  <li><p>Use IBus instead of SCIM.</p></li>
  <li><p>Always list optimal keyboard layout in the greeter.</p></li>
  <li><p>Fix on-the-fly translation of the greeter in various languages.</p></li>
  <li><p>Update I2P to 0.9.8.1 and rework its configuration.</p></li>
</ul>

</ul>

<h1><a id="known_issues"></a>Known issues in 0.22~rc1</h1>

<ul>
  <li>
    <p>The memory erasure on shutdown [[!tails_ticket 6460 desc="does not work on
    some hardware"]], most notably systems with Intel graphics.</p>
  </li>
  <li>
    <p>Tails Installer [[!tails_ticket 6462 desc="fails to list USB stick with
    isohybrid Tails installed"]].</p>
  </li>
  <li>
    <p>The browser may [[!tails_ticket 6468 desc="leak the IP on the local
    network via WebRTC"]].</p>
  </li>
</ul>

<p>All these issues are being worked on and will hopefully be fixed in Tails 0.22.</p>