Tails OS is an open-source Linux distro that is focused on protecting users privacy (both online and offline). It comes equipped with a number of safe offline computing features useful for managing and handling cryptocurrency. You can think of it as a safe place for generating and managing seed phrases and managing important documents and files. For the purposes of this book we will primarily use Tails as a safe offline computing environment.
In this chapter, we will learn:
Why I recommend using Tails OS for creating and manging your wallets
How to install Tails OS, and why you need to validate your installation of "Tails OS"
How to use Tails OS to safely generate your Bip39 seed and passphrase in an "offline" environment
Some "final thoughts" on using Tails OS