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New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a17

New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a17

New Release: Tor Browser 10.5a17

June 28, 2021

Tor Browser 10.5a17 is now available from the Tor Browser download page and also from our distribution directory.

Note: This is an alpha release, an experimental version for users who want to help us test new features. For everyone else, we recommend downloading the latest stable release instead.

This version updates Tor to This version is the last planned version before Tor Browser 10.5 is considered stable. Please report any bugs as soon as possible. In particular, any bugs in the new initial connect screen

Tor Browser Alpha does not support version 2 onion services. Tor Browser (Stable) will stop supporting version 2 onion services later this year. Please see the deprecation F.A.Q. entry regarding Tor version 0.4.6. Migrate your services and update your bookmarks to version 3 onion services as soon as possible.

The full changelog since Tor Browser 10.5a16:

  • All Platforms
    • Update NoScript to 11.2.9
    • Update Tor to
    • Update Tor Launcher to 0.2.29
  • Windows + OS X + Linux
    • Bug 34345: “Don’t Bootstrap” Startup Mode
    • Bug 40302: Update version of snowflake
    • Bug 40455: Block or recover background requests after bootstrap
    • Bug 40456: Update the SecureDrop HTTPS-Everywhere update channel
    • Bug 40475: Include clearing CORS preflight cache
    • Bug 40478: Onion alias url rewrite is broken
  • Build System
    • All Platforms
      • Update Go to 1.15.13
    • Android
      • Bug 40313: Use apt-get to install openjdk-8 .deb files with their dependencies