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The GNU Privacy Guard

https://www.gnupg.org/
Complete implementation of the OpenPGP Internet standard

GnuPG is a complete implementation of the OpenPGP standard. It is used to encrypt and sign data and communication. It features powerful key management and the ability to access public key servers.

This package, also known as GPG, is a command line tool with features for easy integration with other applications. A wealth of frontend applications and libraries are available.

Documentation

Full documentation available at: https://www.gnupg.org/documentation/index.html

Notes

Even if you have nothing to hide, using encryption helps protect the privacy of people you communicate with, and makes life difficult for bulk surveillance systems. If you do have something important to hide, you are in good company; GnuPG is one of the tools that Edward Snowden used to uncover the secrets of the NSA.

See also the Email Self-Defense site to learn how and why you should use GnuPG for your electronic communication.

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

Related Projects


Extensions, plug-ins, or add-ons for this program

GNU Privacy Assistantgraphical user interface for the GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG).http://www.gnupg.org/gpa.html
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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3orlaterKelly Hopkins20 July 2010



Leaders and contributors

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


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
FreeBSD Homepage https://www.freshports.org/security/gnupg/
Developer VCS Repository Webview https://git.gnupg.org/
Support E-mail mailto:gnupg-users@gnupg.org
NetBSD Homepage http://pkgsrc.se/security/gnupg21
User & Developer Mailing List Subscribe https://lists.gnupg.org/mailman/listinfo/
Developer Download ftp://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/gnupg/
User General https://emailselfdefense.fsf.org/
Guix Homepage https://www.gnu.org/software/guix/packages/g.html
Bugs Bug Tracking https://bugs.gnupg.org/
Debian Homepage https://packages.debian.org/jessie/gnupg
Developer Download https://gnupg.org/download/
Bug Report E-mail mailto:bug-gnupg@gnupg.org
Gentoo Homepage https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/app-crypt/gnupg
Wiki Homepage https://wiki.gnupg.org/
Developer E-mail mailto:gnupg-devel@gnupg.org


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 24 January 2017.



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