Gpg4kde describes maintained installation packages for email and file encryption for GNU/Linux and other unix-like operating systems.
Both relevant cryptographic standards OpenPGP and S/MIME are fully supported, especially the german Sphinx specification for V-PKI.
The predecessor of Gpg4kde was Ägypten-2 which aimed at establishing all basic functionalities.
Version 3.0 is based on KDE 3.5 and covers all current version of the GnuPG crypto components.
Compared to the official releases of KDE 3.5, the packages of Gpg4kde contain slightly improved versions of the email program and of the certificate manager. These improvements usually are merged into the next release of the KDE 3.5 series.
Download / Installation
Gpg4kde 3.0 on Debian "Lenny"
For Debian "Lenny" 5.0 Gpg4kde is available via the KDE Enterprise 3.5 packages.
For installation, extend the file
with this line:
deb http://files.kolab.org/apt/releases/ lenny unstable
and then install:
# apt-get update
# apt-get dist-upgrade
DocumentationAfter the installation you have this documentation available that help to use Gpg4kde:
- The KMail manual (via respective menu item)
- Das Kleopatra Handbuch (via respective menu item)
- GnuPG Documentation (in Web-Browser via
- DirMngr Dokumentation (in Web-Browser via
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