Commit 4d19462d authored by Tails developers's avatar Tails developers

doc: Update the list of bundled software

parent 6aff303b
[[!meta title="Features"]]
*The Amnesic Incognito Live System* ([Live
CD](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_CD), [Live
USB](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Live_USB)) is aimed at preserving
your privacy and anonymity. It can be used on most commonly found
computers independently of Microsoft Windows or whatever installed
operating system.
Particularly, The Amnesic Incognito Live System guarantees you that:
* All outgoing connections to the Internet are forced to go through the
[Tor](https://www.torproject.org/) network.
* No trace is left on local storage devices unless explicitely asked.
[[!toc levels=2]]
Bundled software
================
The Amnesic Incognito Live System includes, among 2GB of software:
* [GNOME](http://www.gnome.org), an intuitive and attractive desktop
environment
Networking
----------
* [Tor](https://www.torproject.org) and the
[Vidalia](https://www.torproject.org/projects/vidalia) graphical frontend
* [NetworkManager](http://projects.gnome.org/NetworkManager/) for easy
network configuration
* [Firefox](http://getfirefox.com) preconfigured with:
- [Torbutton](https://www.torproject.org/torbutton) for anonymity
and protection against evil JavaScript
......@@ -33,67 +26,67 @@ The Amnesic Incognito Live System includes, among 2GB of software:
- [HTTPS Everywhere](https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere)
transparently enables SSL-encrypted connections to a great number
of major websites
* [Claws Mail](http://www.claws-mail.org/) e-mail client, with
user-friendly GnuPG support
* [OpenOffice.org](http://www.openoffice.org/)
* [GNOME](http://www.gnome.org), an intuitive and attractive desktop
environment
* [Pidgin](http://www.pidgin.im/) preconfigured with
[OTR](http://www.cypherpunks.ca/otr/index.php) for Off-the-Record
Messaging
* [Claws Mail](http://www.claws-mail.org/) e-mail client, with
user-friendly GnuPG support
* [Liferea](http://liferea.sourceforge.net/) feed aggregator
* [Gobby](http://gobby.0x539.de/trac/) for collaborative text writing
* [Aircrack-ng](http://aircrack-ng.org/) for wireless networks auditing
* [I2P](http://www.i2p2.de/) an anonymizing network
Desktop Edition
---------------
* [OpenOffice.org](http://www.openoffice.org/)
* [Gimp](http://www.gimp.org/) and
[Inkscape](http://www.inkscape.org/) to edit images
* [Scribus](http://www.scribus.net) for page layout
* [Gobby](http://gobby.0x539.de/trac/) for collaborative text writing
* [Audacity](http://audacity.sourceforge.net/) for recording and
editing sounds
* [PiTIVi](http://www.pitivi.org/) for non-linear audio/video editing
* [Poedit](http://poedit.sourceforge.net/) to edit .po files
* [Florence](http://florence.sourceforge.net/)
virtual keyboard as a countermeasure against hardware
[keyloggers](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keylogger)
* [Simple Scan](https://launchpad.net/simple-scan) and
[SANE](http://www.sane-project.org/) for scanner support
* [Brasero](http://projects.gnome.org/brasero/) to burn CD/DVD
* [Sound Juicer](http://burtonini.com/blog/computers/sound-juicer) to rip audio
CDs
Encryption & Privacy
--------------------
* [LUKS](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LUKS) and [[!wikipedia Palimpsest]] to
install and use encrypted storage devices, e.g. for USB sticks
* [GnuPG](http://gnupg.org/), the GNU implementation of OpenPGP for email and
data encyption and signing
* [[TrueCrypt|doc/use/encryption/truecrypt]] a disk encryption software
* [PWGen](http://pwgen-win.sourceforge.net/), a strong password generator
* [Shamir's Secret
Sharing](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shamir%27s_Secret_Sharing)
using [gfshare](http://www.digital-scurf.org/software/libgfshare)
and [ssss](http://point-at-infinity.org/ssss/)
* [Liferea](http://liferea.sourceforge.net/) feed aggregator
* [Florence](http://florence.sourceforge.net/)
virtual keyboard as a countermeasure against hardware
[keyloggers](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keylogger)
The full packages list can be found in the [BitTorrent files download
directory](/torrents/files/) (look for files with the `.packages`
extension).
... from [Debian](http://www.debian.org) and [Gnome](http://www.gnome.org)
====================================================
Additional features
===================
* user-friendly [LUKS](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LUKS)-encrypted
storage devices initialization and support, e.g. for USB memory sticks
* [NetworkManager](http://projects.gnome.org/NetworkManager/) for easy
network configuration
* can be run as a virtualized guest inside
[VirtualBox](http://www.virtualbox.org/)
... from [Debian Live](http://debian-live.alioth.debian.org/)
==========================================
* can be booted from a USB memory stick, a CD-ROM, or via netboot
* supports most modern PC hardware out-of-the-box (work-in-progress:
old Apple PowerPC hardware support)
* [[customization|contribute/customize]] (e.g. to add a given missing piece of
software) is relatively easy: one may [[contribute/build]] a custom Amnesic
Incognito Live System in about one hour on a modern desktop computer
Additional features
===================
To prevent cold-boot attacks and various memory forensics, Tails
erases memory on shutdown and when the boot media is physically
removed.
Tails has opt-in I2P support.
Multilingual support
====================
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