A new operating system that will compete with Linux?
I’ll tell you right now: not really… Let’s say it’s a complementary system. I’m not going to make big speeches, because it’s quite simple. What does it have more than Windows, Linux, IOS? It’s simple, if you know Thor, you’ll understand right away. Just like Thor is a browser that protects you and makes you anonymous, TAILS is an operating system that makes you totally anonymous. It doesn’t keep any personal data, hence the name « Amnesic ». Often this one is used to go on the darkweb but you can use it normally. If you are concerned about your privacy, it will leave no trace of your visit on the net.
You have several ways to install it. Either, you go by usb key and you will boot your computer on this operating system via this key or, you install a virtual machine on your current operating system. You will find tutorials that explain all this on the internet.
Here is a small video that shows you what it looks like.