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GNU Privacy Assistant
graphical user interface for the GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG).

The GNU Privacy Assistant is a graphical user interface for the GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG). GPA can be used to encrypt, decrypt, and sign files, to verify signatures and to manage the private and public keys.



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30 July 2013


GPA uses fragments from the following programs and libraries:

JNLIB, Copyright (C) 1998-2000 Free Software Foundation, Inc. GPGME, Copyright (C) 2000-2001 Werner Koch WinPT, Copyright (C) 2000-2002 Timo Schulz

(For details, see the file `AUTHORS'.)

Leaders and contributors

Peter Neuhaus German translation.
Werner Koch Maintainer
Beate Esser Icon design.
Peter Gerwinski Implemented GPAPA; did changes everywhere in GPA.
Markus Gerwinski Designed GPA and GPAPA, implemented GPA.

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Help,
Debian (Ref)
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview;a=summary
Ruby (Ref)

Software prerequisites

Required to useGnuPG
Required to useGtk+
Required to buildlibgtk 1.2
Required to useGPGME


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