Changes and updates

  • Update Tor Browser to 13.0.4.

  • Update Thunderbird to 115.5.0.

  • Stop downloading the AdGuard filter list for uBlock Origin in the language of the session.

    This prevents some advanced browser fingerprinting. (#20022)

Fixed problems

Since many of you are still reporting issues with the new Persistent Storage, we are releasing several improvements to the Persistent Storage and the WhisperBack error reporting tool:

  • Fix an error when activating the Persistent Storage. (#20011)

  • Fix the translation of the WhisperBack interface. (#20040)

  • Improve the interface of WhisperBack to make it easier to report the information we need to troubleshoot issues. (#19351)

For more details, read our changelog.

Known issues

None specific to this release.

See the list of long-standing issues.

Get Tails 5.20

To upgrade your Tails USB stick and keep your Persistent Storage

  • Automatic upgrades are available from Tails 5.0 or later to 5.20.

    You can reduce the size of the download of future automatic upgrades by doing a manual upgrade to the latest version.

  • If you cannot do an automatic upgrade or if Tails fails to start after an automatic upgrade, please try to do a manual upgrade.

To install Tails on a new USB stick

Follow our installation instructions:

The Persistent Storage on the USB stick will be lost if you install instead of upgrading.

To download only

If you don't need installation or upgrade instructions, you can download Tails 5.20 directly: