[Tails-testers] [Tails-news] Tails 4.12 is out

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

# Changes and updates

* Update _Tor Browser_ to [10.0.2](https://blog.torproject.org/new-release-tor-browser-1002).

* Update _tor_ to

* Update Linux to 5.8 and most firmware packages. This should improve the support for newer hardware (graphics, Wi-Fi, etc.).

* Add a button to cancel an automated upgrade while downloading. ([#17310](https://gitlab.tails.boum.org/tails/tails/-/issues/17310))

# Fixed problems

* Fix several internationalization issues in _Electrum_, _Tails Installer_, and _Tails Upgrader_. ([#17958](https://gitlab.tails.boum.org/tails/tails/-/issues/17958), [#17758](https://gitlab.tails.boum.org/tails/tails/-/issues/17758), and [#17961](https://gitlab.tails.boum.org/tails/tails/-/issues/17961))

* Anonymize URLs in the technical details provided by _WhisperBack_. ([#17147](https://gitlab.tails.boum.org/tails/tails/-/issues/17147))

For more details, read our

# Known issues

None specific to this release.

See the list of [long-standing

# Get Tails 4.12

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

* Automatic upgrades are available from Tails 4.2 or later to 4.12.

* 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/doc/upgrade/index.en.html#manual).

## 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)

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

## To download only

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

* [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 4.13 is [scheduled](https://tails.boum.org/contribute/calendar/) for
November 17.

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=4.12) is only one of them). Come
[talk to us](https://tails.boum.org/about/contact/index.en.html#tails-dev)!

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