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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.


GnuPG is a system that provides you with privacy by encrypting emails or other documents and with authentication of received files by signature management.


Download version 0.9.10 (stable)
released on 19 November 2016

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License:GPLv3orlaterJgay30 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
Markus Gerwinski Designed GPA and GPAPA, implemented GPA.
Peter Gerwinski Implemented GPAPA; did changes everywhere in GPA.
Beate Esser Icon design.

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview;a=summary
Bug Tracking,Developer,Help,

Software prerequisites

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

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


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