moving up from 2.0.26 to 2.1.1
brian at minton.name
Wed Feb 11 14:59:48 CET 2015
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In Debian, the experimental repo has gpg 2.1 with all dependencies. Follow
the instructions at https://wiki.debian.org/DebianExperimental
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On Wed, Feb 11, 2015, 8:46 AM Philip Jackson <philip.jackson at nordnet.fr>
> On 10/02/15 23:53, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> > The questions you're asking are very much the sort of thing that
> > distributions are designed to address.
> > What distro are you using? what version? 2.1.1 has been packaged for
> > some distros already (as have some of these dependencies), and you might
> > be able to save yourself a lot of pain by choosing a path with a
> > maintainer familiar with your system :)
> Thank you for your reply, Daniel.
> I'm using UbuntuStudio 1404 - a flavour of Ubuntu, kept up to date by
> downloads by their "Software Updater" utility.
> I originally tried using the gnupg2 2.0.22 available as a package from
> but once installed I couldn't make it work (and I do know about enigmail
> to locate gpg2). As soon as I removed it, enigmail worked fine with
> (the standard with the distro download).
> I then tried 2.0.26 on my own and this worked a treat.
> I find that distro packages (for Ubuntu) lag well behind what is available
> and I
> do appreciate that there is a trade-off between proven reliability and
> up-to-dateness and also that distros rely on maintainers who may well be
> volunteers. So I don't mind trying available releases more up to date
> than the
> distro makes available. I'm quite happy using enigmails's nightly builds.
> Neither "Ubuntu Software Centre" nor "Synaptic Package Manager" indicate
> availability of anything more modern than 1.4.16 / 2.0.22 - unless you
> know better ?
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