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It is absolutely crucial to subscribe to and read the latest Kicksecure news category 'important-news' to stay in touch with ongoing developments. This way users benefit from notifications concerning important security advisories, potential upgrade issues and improved releases which address identified issues, like those affecting the updater or other core elements.

Kicksecure News[edit]

For user convenience, there are multiple avenues for receiving news. Choose the most suitable option below.

  1. Kicksecure Important News Forum (v3 oniononion) Kicksecure Important News Forum Tag Rss - Only critical information is reported. This includes security advisories specific to Kicksecure and new stable Kicksecure versions. It is best suited for people with very limited time and interest in Kicksecure development and news.
  2. Kicksecure News (v3 oniononion) Kicksecure News Forums rss - This includes everything including important news and has a relaxed posting policy. Testers-only and developers Kicksecure versions are announced here, along with the publishing of news about updated articles, new features, future features, development, calls for testing, general project ideas and so on.
  3. Kicksecure Telegram News Channel: Kicksecure website server status updates as well as same as above.
  4. Other choices. [1]

If time-constrained, users should at least read the Kicksecure Important News Forum Tag. Follow the Kicksecure News Forums if detailed anonymity / privacy / security-related issues are of interest, or to follow recent Kicksecure developments.


In the future a theoretical situation might arise that requires users to be notified about a critical security vulnerability, for example: "A severe vulnerability in APT is being actively exploited by Tor exit relays against random users. Stop using APT until there is a solution." Therefore, a reliable mechanism is needed to quickly notify as many users as possible.

Debian Security Announcements[edit]

Since Kicksecure is based on Debian, users should consider subscribing to the Debian security announcement mailing to stay informed about the latest security advisories. See also chapter Debian Security Announcements.

Operating System Updates[edit]

As strongly recommended in the Security Guide, it is necessary to regularly check for operating system updates on the host operating system, and both the Kicksecure and Kicksecure.

Social Media Profiles[edit]

There are some Official Kicksecure Social Media Profiles online, but please do not rely on them for the latest Kicksecure News or to contact Kicksecure developers (see support and contact).

As some users will disregard this advice, messages from the Kicksecure Feature Blog are most times posted on Kicksecure Telegram News Channel The Web Archive , Kicksecure Twitter Profile and the Kicksecure Facebook Profile. However, they are most times not mirrored to other Kicksecure social media profiles.

If it is safe to inform others about Kicksecure, feel free to Contribute via an anonymous account that follows or likes these profiles. This page can be shared on:

Source Code[edit]

If Kicksecure source code updates are of interest, subscribe to code changes.

Kicksecure Repository Testers[edit]

Kicksecure requires a critical mass of users to properly test planned updates by enabling the stable-proposed-updates or testers repository. [2] Otherwise, bugs might go undiscovered and be inadvertently introduced into the stable repository.

To ensure a stable Kicksecure system is available at all times, willing testers should:

  • Create new Kicksecure and Kicksecure Templates solely for testing.
  • Enable the stable-proposed-updates or testers repository via the Derivative Repository Tool.

Then perform normal user activities.

Please only report bugs after first searching relevant Kicksecure forums and developer portals for the problem. (Please Use Search Engines And See Documentation First)


  1. Other choices:
  2. The developers repository is only recommended for experts or those in touch with Kicksecure developers.

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