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The GNU Privacy Guard

https://www.gnu.org/software/gnupg/
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

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 general" IRC general channel
irc://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


Licensing

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Kelly Hopkins

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Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Werner Koch Maintainer
NIIBE Yutaka Contributor


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
GentooHomepagehttps://packages.gentoo.org/packages/app-crypt/gnupg
FreeBSDHomepagehttps://www.freshports.org/security/gnupg
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/gnupg1
Perl (Ref) (R)https://metacpan.org/release/GnuPG
NetBSDHomepagehttp://pkgsrc.se/security/gnupg21
Generalhttps://wiki.gnupg.org
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://git.gnupg.org
Python (Ref)https://pypi.org/project/gnupg
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/gpg
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/libgnupg-perl
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnupg.org/mailman/listinfo/gnupg-users
Python (Ref) (R)https://pypi.org/project/gpg
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/gnupg
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnupg.org/mailman/listinfo/gnupg-devel
R (Ref) (R)https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/gpg
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/gnupg
Downloadftp://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/gnupg
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/gnupg2
Perl (Ref) (R)https://metacpan.org/release/GPG


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 2 May 2018.



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