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|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 RFC2440. 'GnuPG' currently supports ElGamal (signature and encrytion), DSA, 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 RFC2440) conform, and has integrated support for HKP keyservers. There are a lot of useful extra features like anonymous message recipients.
 
|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 RFC2440. 'GnuPG' currently supports ElGamal (signature and encrytion), DSA, 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 RFC2440) conform, and has integrated support for HKP keyservers. There are a lot of useful extra features like anonymous message recipients.
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
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|Status=Live
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|Component programs=
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|Homepage URL=http://www.gnupg.org/
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|VCS checkout command=password: anoncvs
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|Computer languages=C
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|Documentation note=English user manual available from: http://www.gnupg.org/gph/index.html Spanish user manual available from: http://www.gnupg.org/gph/index.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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|Paid support=Paid technical support, consulting, and development available from http://www.g10code.de/
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|IRC help=
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|IRC general=
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|IRC development=
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|Related projects=GPGME,Samhain,bugs,gpa,gnu-crypto,GNUtls,MH-E
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|Keywords=security,GPG,encryption,key,pgp,GnuPG,decryption,digital signatures,gpg key,gpgkey,gpg
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|Is GNU=y
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|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Last review date=2009-02-25
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=2.0.15
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|Version identifier=2.0.16
|Version date=2010-03-09
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|Version date=2010-07-19
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version download=http://www.gnupg.org/download/#gnupg2
 
|Version download=http://www.gnupg.org/download/#gnupg2
|License verified date=2010-03-10
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|License verified date=2010-07-20
 
|Version comment=
 
|Version comment=
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}}
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{{Person
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|Role=Maintainer
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|Real name=Werner Koch
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|Email=libgcrypt@g10code.com
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|Resource URL=
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}}
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{{Person
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|Role=Contributor
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|Real name=J. Michael Ashley
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|Email=
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|Resource URL=
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
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|Resource URL=http://www.gnupg.org/(en)/download/cvs_access.html
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Help
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|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=mailto:announce@gnupg.org
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
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|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=mailto:bug-gnupg@gnupg.org
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=mailto:gnupg-devel@gnupg.org
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Support
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|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=mailto:gnupg-users@gnupg.org
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Software category
 
{{Software category
 
|Interface=command-line
 
|Interface=command-line
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|Security=encryption
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|Use=security
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Project license
 
{{Project license
 
|License=GPLv3orlater
 
|License=GPLv3orlater
 
|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
 
|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
|License verified date=2010-03-10
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|License verified date=2010-07-20
 
}}
 
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Revision as of 10:12, 12 April 2011

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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 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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Leaders and contributors

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"Email libgcrypt@g10code.com" Werner Koch Maintainer
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Resources and communication

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Support E-mail mailto:gnupg-users@gnupg.org
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://www.gnupg.org/download/cvs_access.en.html
Help E-mail mailto:announce@gnupg.org
Bug Report E-mail mailto:bug-gnupg@gnupg.org
Bug Tracking https://bugs.g10code.com/gnupg/index
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