This release fixes [many security issues](
rous_security_holes_in_3.5/index.en.html) and users should upgrade as soon as

# Changes

## New features

  * You can now lock your screen by clicking on the 
![]( button in the 
system menu.

![System menu](

    * If you set up an 
 password when starting Tails, you can unlock your screen with your 
administration password.

    * Otherwise, you can set up a password to unlock your screen when locking 
your screen for the first time.

![Set a password to unlock your screen](

  * We improved a lot the backend of the **[Additional Software** persistence 
 Your additional software is now:

    * Installed in the background after the session starts instead of 
 the opening of the desktop.
    * Always installed even if you are offline.
  * Install 
 a command line tool to clean metadata and redact PDF files by converting them 
to PNG images.

  * An error message indicating the name of the graphics card is now displayed 
when Tails fails to start GNOME.

## Upgrades and changes

  * The **Tails documentation** launcher on the desktop now opens the 
documentation on our website if you are online.

  * Install drivers for the [Video Acceleration 
API]( to improve the 
display of videos on many graphics cards.

  * Upgrade _Electrum_ from 2.7.9 to 

  * Upgrade _Linux_ to 4.15.0.

  * Upgrade _Tor_ to

  * Upgrade _Thunderbird_ 

We also activated the _AppArmor_ profile of _Thunderbird_ from Debian to
[confine _Thunderbird_ for

  * Rewrite some internal scripts from shell scripting to Python, thanks to 

## Fixed problems

  * Remove the display of debug and error messages when starting.


  * Fix the ISO image selection being unavailable in _Tails Installer_ in 
languages other than English. 


  * Fix _OpenPGP Applet_ being unresponsive when decrypting a lot of text. 

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

# Known issues

  * Enigmail is unable to download OpenPGP keys for new contacts if you have 
the GnuPG persistence feature activated. You can still download OpenPGP keys 
using Passwords and Keys. ([#15395](

  * This release is not reproducible, due to various python files in /usr/local 
having different timestamps. 

See the list of [long-standing

# Get Tails 3.6

  * To install, follow our [installation 

  * We do not provide automatic upgrades from older Tails installations for 
this release, as we've hit an old bug while generating the necessary files 
([#13426]( You have to [upgrade 

  * [Download Tails 3.6.](

# What's coming up?

Tails 3.7 is [scheduled]( for May

Have a look at our [roadmap]( to see
where we are heading to.

We need your help and there are many ways to [contribute to
([donating]( is only one of them). Come
[talk to us](!

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