Feature #14568: Additional Software Packages
Release BETA for Additional Software feature/GUI
On April 15th 2018, shortly before Tails 3.6
This ticket is here just to keep track of the BETA release.
The BETA won't be an official release, just a nightly or a branch.
On May 1st 2018 = Tails 3.6.
Maybe it's not clear what we meant by "BETA" when preparing the
proposal. The idea is to have the code ready to use in a nightly build
but not in an official release. We would send a call for testing of this
unofficial version and also use it to prepare the doc and do the user tests.
So the calendar of this beta doesn't have to be linked with the calendar
of our official release. Because the code for the BETA won't be in an
Actually, in terms of activity on the blog, rush hours on help desk,
etc. it might even be slightly better to publish our BETA during quiet
times between our official releases (like some weeks before a major
That's why I initially proposed April 15 and not May 1.