[CentOS] GnuPG for CentOS 5.3?

Dick Roth raroth7 at comcast.net
Fri Oct 2 18:26:45 UTC 2009


Sorin Srbu wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
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>> Of Dick Roth
>> Sent: Friday, October 02, 2009 12:44 PM
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>> Subject: [CentOS] GnuPG for CentOS 5.3?
>>
>> Good Morning--
>>
>> I'm looking to shore up security in my system and with communications.
>> Can you point me to the proper version of GnuPG for CentOS 5.3 (Final)?
> 
> root at mach003 ~/ [0]# yum list gnupg*
> [...]
> Installed Packages
> gnupg.i386                                                     1.4.5-14
> installed
> Available Packages
> gnupg2.i386                                                    2.0.9-1.el5
> epel
> 
> The 1.4.5-14-version is the default installed AFAIK. If you want something
> newer you'll have to look further, eg to the epel repo.
> 
> IMO the default install of gpg is good enough. Remember, you break it, you
> get to keep the pieces.
> 
> Is this for use with Evolution or Thinderbird?
> 
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Thanks to all who responded.  I'll be using Thunderbird.

Dick


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