[Tails-testers] [Tails-news] Tails 3.16 is out

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This release fixes [many security
You should upgrade as soon as possible.

# Changes and upgrades

* Remove _LibreOffice Math_

You can install _LibreOffice Math_ again using the _[Additional

* Remove our predefined bookmarks in _Tor Browser_.

* Remove the predefined I2P and IRC accounts in _Pidgin_.

* Update _Tor Browser_ to 8.5.5.

* Update _Linux_ to 4.19.37-5, which fixes the [SWAPGS variant of the Spectre vulnerability](https://access.redhat.com/articles/4329821).

* Update most firmware packages. This should improve the support for newer hardware (graphics, Wi-Fi, etc.).

# Fixed problems

* Fix opening the persistent storage of another Tails USB stick from the _Files_ browser. ([#16789](https://redmine.tails.boum.org/code/issues/16789))

* Fix the translation of _Additional Software_. ([#16601](https://redmine.tails.boum.org/code/issues/16601))

* Remove the security level indicator in the _Unsafe Browser_. ([#16735](https://redmine.tails.boum.org/code/issues/16735))

For more details, read our [changelog](https://git-

# Known issues

None specific to this release.

See the list of [long-standing

# Get Tails 3.16

## To upgrade your Tails USB stick and keep your persistent storage

* Automatic upgrades are available from 3.14, 3.14.1, 3.14.2, and 3.15 to 3.16.

* If you cannot do an automatic upgrade or if Tails fails to start after an automatic upgrade, please try to do a [manual upgrade](https://tails.boum.org/upgrade/index.en.html).

## To install Tails on a new USB stick

Follow our installation instructions:

* [Install from Windows](https://tails.boum.org/install/win/index.en.html)
* [Install from macOS](https://tails.boum.org/install/mac/index.en.html)
* [Install from Linux](https://tails.boum.org/install/linux/index.en.html)

All the data on this USB stick will be lost.

## To download only

If you don't need installation or upgrade instructions, you can directly
download Tails 3.16:

* [For USB sticks (USB image)](https://tails.boum.org/install/download/index.en.html)
* [For DVDs and virtual machines (ISO image)](https://tails.boum.org/install/download-iso/index.en.html)

# What's coming up?

Tails 4.0 is [scheduled](https://tails.boum.org/contribute/calendar/) for
October 22.

Have a look at our [roadmap](https://tails.boum.org/contribute/roadmap) to see
where we are heading to.

We need your help and there are many ways to [contribute to
([donating](https://tails.boum.org/donate/?r=3.16) is only one of them). Come
[talk to us](https://tails.boum.org/about/contact/index.en.html#tails-dev)!

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