GnuPG 2.2 on elder Debian & Ubuntu distros

Bernhard Reiter bernhard at
Thu Mar 1 17:06:44 CET 2018


Am Freitag 27 Oktober 2017 18:24:45 schrieb Phil Pennock:
> Thus at I have packages for 4 of
> the 5 releases you mention (amd64-only).  I install the `optgnupg-gnupg`
> package

thanks I've tried your packages today on a GNU Stretch system
and got working Gnupg 2.2.5.

For the X11 based pinentries: You could recommend the needed minimum set of 
X11 dependencies, to ease installation for people who want a graphical 

> It's then just a matter of using `$PATH` for users so that I can use a
> capable modern GnuPG for all my stuff, while leaving the system tooling
> alone.

Your page is quite helpful, my suggestion is to add or link an example how to 
set the path, e.g. sourcing a bash file like


export MANPATH=$base/share/man:$MANPATH
export PATH=$base/bin:$PATH

Best Regards,

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