Is it gnupg or gpg?

Werner Koch wk at
Tue Jun 15 21:26:37 CEST 1999

Dave Dykstra <dwd at> writes:

> The two names for GnuPG, "gnupg" (package, library, website, and mailing
> list name) and "gpg" (executable name) are a bit troublesome.  I suppose

GnuPG is the whole system and one part of it is gpg.

Oh yes, I know that this is the only part but we may mave other toys
too (e.g. gpgk for a keyserver).

And GPG ist too similiar to PGP so that some lawyers might want to
earn money...

Werner Koch at            keyid 621CC013

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