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|Name=GNU Privacy Guard (GPG)
 
|Name=GNU Privacy Guard (GPG)
 
|Short description=Complete implementation of the OpenPGP Internet standard
 
|Short description=Complete implementation of the OpenPGP Internet standard
|Full description=Also known as GNU Privacy guard, this package is a complete and free replacement for PGP. It can be used to encrypt data and create digital signatures. It does not use any patented algorithms. It includes an advanced key management facility and is compliant with the proposed OpenPGP Internet standard as described in [http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4880 RFC4880]. 'GnuPG' currently supports ElGamal (signature and encryption), DSA, RSA, AES, 3DES. Blowfish, Twofish, CASTS, MD5, SHA-1, RIPE-MD-160 and TIGER, and has language support for sixteen different languages. It is believed to be fully OpenPGP (as defined in RFC4880) conform, and has integrated support for HKP keyservers. There are a lot of useful extra features like anonymous message recipients.
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|Full description='''Also known as GNU Privacy guard, this package is a complete and free replacement for PGP.'''
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It can be used to encrypt data and create digital signatures. It does not use any patented algorithms. It includes an advanced key management facility and is compliant with the proposed OpenPGP Internet standard as described in [http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4880 RFC4880]. 'GnuPG' currently supports ElGamal (signature and encryption), DSA, RSA, AES, 3DES. Blowfish, Twofish, CASTS, MD5, SHA-1, RIPE-MD-160 and TIGER, and has language support for sixteen different languages.
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It is believed to be fully OpenPGP (as defined in RFC4880) conform, and has integrated support for HKP keyservers. There are a lot of useful extra features like anonymous message recipients.
 
|Homepage URL=https://www.gnupg.org/
 
|Homepage URL=https://www.gnupg.org/
|User level=none
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|User level=intermediate
 
|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.gnupg.org/gnupg.git
 
|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.gnupg.org/gnupg.git
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Computer languages=C
|Documentation note=English user manual available from: http://www.gnupg.org/documentation/guides.en.html Spanish user manual available from: http://www.gnupg.org/documentation/guides.es.html English HOWTO available from http://www.dewinter.com/gnupg_howto/english/ French HOWTO available from http://www.gnupg.org/howtos/fr/ German HOWTO available from http://www.gnupg.org/howtos/de/ Spanish HOWTO available from http://www.dewinter.com/gnupg_howto/spanish
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|Documentation note=* [http://www.gnupg.org/documentation/guides.en.html English user manual]
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* [http://www.gnupg.org/documentation/guides.es.html Spanish user manual]
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* [http://www.dewinter.com/gnupg_howto/english/ English HOWTO]
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* [http://www.gnupg.org/howtos/fr/ French HOWTO]
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* [http://www.gnupg.org/howtos/de/ German HOWTO]
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* [http://www.dewinter.com/gnupg_howto/spanish Spanish HOWTO]
 
|Paid support=Paid technical support, consulting, and development available from http://www.g10code.de/
 
|Paid support=Paid technical support, consulting, and development available from http://www.g10code.de/
|Related projects=GPGME,Samhain,bugs,gpa,gnu-crypto,GNUtls,MH-E
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|Donate=https://www.gnupg.org/cgi-bin/procdonate.cgi
|Keywords=security,GPG,encryption,key,pgp,GnuPG,decryption,digital signatures,gpg key,gpgkey,gpg
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|IRC general=irc://irc.freenode.net/#gnupg
|Version identifier=2.0.24
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|Related projects=GPGME, Samhain, bugs, gpa, gnu-crypto, GNUtls, MH-E
|Version date=2014/06/24
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|Keywords=security, gpg, encryption, key, pgp, decryption, digital signature, gpg key, gpgkey
|Version status=stable
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|Version identifier=2.1.11
|Version download=http://www.gnupg.org/download/#gnupg2
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|Version date=2016/01/26
|Last review by=genium
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|Version status=developmental
|Last review date=2014/06/29
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|Version download=ftp://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/gnupg/gnupg-2.1.11.tar.bz2
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|Last review by=Genium
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|Last review date=2016/01/27
 
|Submitted by=WikiSysop
 
|Submitted by=WikiSysop
 
|Submitted date=2011/04/12
 
|Submitted date=2011/04/12
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
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|Resource audience=Bugs
|Resource URL=https://bugs.g10code.com/gnupg/index
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|Resource kind=Bug Tracking
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|Resource URL=https://bugs.gnupg.org/
 
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{{Resource
 
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|Resource kind=E-mail
 
|Resource kind=E-mail
 
|Resource URL=mailto:gnupg-users@gnupg.org
 
|Resource URL=mailto:gnupg-users@gnupg.org
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=Download
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|Resource URL=ftp://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/gnupg/
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|Resource kind=Download
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|Resource URL=https://gnupg.org/download/
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|Resource audience=Wiki
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|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=https://wiki.gnupg.org/
 
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{{Software category
 
{{Software category
 
|Interface=command-line
 
|Interface=command-line
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|Internet-application=privacy
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|Programming-language=C
 
|Security=authentication, encryption
 
|Security=authentication, encryption
 
|Use=security
 
|Use=security

Latest revision as of 04:44, 25 February 2016

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GNU Privacy Guard (GPG)

https://www.gnupg.org/
Also known as GNU Privacy guard, this package is a complete and free replacement for PGP.

It can be used to encrypt data and create digital signatures. It does not use any patented algorithms. It includes an advanced key management facility and is compliant with the proposed OpenPGP Internet standard as described in RFC4880. 'GnuPG' currently supports ElGamal (signature and encryption), DSA, RSA, AES, 3DES. Blowfish, Twofish, CASTS, MD5, SHA-1, RIPE-MD-160 and TIGER, and has language support for sixteen different languages.

It is believed to be fully OpenPGP (as defined in RFC4880) conform, and has integrated support for HKP keyservers. There are a lot of useful extra features like anonymous message recipients.

Documentation

* English user manual

"IRC irc://irc.freenode.net/#gnupg " IRC general channel
irc://irc.freenode.net/#gnupg

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:gnupg

Download

Download version 2.1.11 (developmental)
released on 26 January 2016

https://www.gnupg.org/cgi-bin/procdonate.cgi

Paid technical support, consulting, and development available from http://www.g10code.de/

VCS Checkout

Categories

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
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Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
J. Michael Ashley Contributor
Werner Koch Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Help E-mail mailto:announce@gnupg.org
Developer Download https://gnupg.org/download/
Bug Report E-mail mailto:bug-gnupg@gnupg.org
Wiki Homepage https://wiki.gnupg.org/
Developer E-mail mailto:gnupg-devel@gnupg.org
Support E-mail mailto:gnupg-users@gnupg.org
Developer Download ftp://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/gnupg/
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://www.gnupg.org/download/cvs_access.en.html
Bugs Bug Tracking https://bugs.gnupg.org/


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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 27 January 2016.



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