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[[!meta date="Wed Sep 21 01:23:45 2011"]]
[[!meta title="Tails 0.8 is out"]]
[[!tag announce]]

The Amnesic Incognito Live System, version 0.8, is out.

All users must upgrade as soon as possible.

[[!toc levels=1]]

# Changes

Notable user-visible changes include:

* Tor 0.2.2.33
* I2P 0.8.8
* Linux 3.0.0
* Iceweasel 3.5.16-9
* Torbutton 1.4.3-1
* HTTPS Everywhere 1.0.1-1
* More random looking nicks in Pidgin.
* Replace the onBoard virtual keyboard with Florence.
* PiTIVi non-linear audio/video editor.
* Support arbitrary DNS queries.
* Use XZ compression to get much smaller ISO images and a bit faster boot.

Plus the usual bunch of minor bug reports and improvements.

See the [online
Changelog](https://git-tails.immerda.ch/tails/plain/debian/changelog?h=0.8)
for technical details.

# I want to try it / to upgrade!

See the [[Getting started]] page.

# Known issue

The "erase memory on boot medium removal" feature works when booting
from USB, but does not work (i.e. the CD is not ejected) on some
hardware. Your mileage may vary.

# A glimpse towards the future

Were do we go from here? Have a look to our [[!tails_roadmap]] to
see where we are heading to.

Would you want to help? As explained in our [["how to contribute"
documentation|contribute]], here are many ways **you** can contribute
to Tails: no need to be a hardcore developer.