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[[!meta date="Tue November 15 12:34:56 2016"]]
[[!meta title="Tails 2.7 is out"]]
[[!tag announce]]

This release fixes [[many security
issues|security/Numerous_security_holes_in_2.6]] and users should
upgrade as soon as possible.

[[!toc levels=1]]

# Changes

## Upgrades and changes

  - Upgrade *Tor* to [0.2.8.9](https://blog.torproject.org/blog/tor-0289-released-important-fixes).

  - Upgrade *Tor Browser* to [6.0.6](https://blog.torproject.org/blog/tor-browser-606-released).

  - Upgrade *Icedove* to [45.4.0](https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/45.4.0/releasenotes/).

## Fixed problems

  - Fix multi-architecture support in *Synaptic*. This should fix
    broken installations of additional packages from *Synaptic*.
    ([[!tails_ticket 11820]])

  - Set default spell checking language of *Icedove* to English instead of
    French. ([[!tails_ticket 11037]])

For more details, read our [[!tails_gitweb debian/changelog desc="changelog"]].

# Known issues

  - Users setting their Tor Browser security slider to High will have to click
    on a link to see the result of the search they done with the search box.

See the list of [[long-standing issues|support/known_issues]].

# Get Tails 2.7

- To install, follow our [[installation instructions|install]].

- To upgrade, an automatic upgrade is available from 2.6 to 2.7.

  If you cannot do an automatic upgrade or if you fail to start after an
  automatic upgrade, please try to do a [[manual upgrade|upgrade]].

- [[Download Tails 2.7.|install/download]]

# What's coming up?

Tails 2.8 is [[scheduled|contribute/calendar]] for December 13.

Have a look at our [[!tails_roadmap]] to see where we are heading to.

We need your help and there are many ways to [[contribute to
Tails|contribute]] (<a href="/donate?r=2.7">donating</a> is only one of
them). Come [[talk to us|about/contact#tails-dev]]!