When comparing Tails vs Redcore Linux, the Slant community recommends Tails for most people. In the question“What are the best Linux distributions for desktops?” Tails is ranked 41st while Redcore Linux is ranked 58th.
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Pro Privacy focused
Pro Has TOR built-in
Use the Internet anonymously and circumvent censorship; all connections to the Internet are forced to go through the Tor network.
Pro Easy to use with an USB key
Pro Stage 4 build of Gentoo
It is a full stage 4 build that is fully compatible with Gentoo.
Pro Focuses Qt-Software
It focuses Qt-desktops and software but it also has GTK+ software available if you need them.
Pro Easy to use
Best Gentoo based distro.
Con Not for daily use
Tails is a privacy focused Linux distro. The updates that you will receive are only for improving privacy and not for improving user experience.
Con You can't install it to a hard drive
Con Saved states are not present for security
For security reasons, saved states are not supported in Tails. Files can be stored in a separate, persistent volume which must be accessed with a root password. Personal settings (e.g. -- keyboard layout, window settings, etc.) are not saved persistently across reboots. This can be a hindrance for anyone not using English as their language, or not using a QWERTY keyboard layout.
Con Only GNOME desktop environment
Con Slow internet
Tails uses the TOR network and as a result the internet on your computer will be very slow.