moving up from 2.0.26 to 2.1.1

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at
Wed Feb 11 21:16:17 CET 2015

On Wed 2015-02-11 14:02:49 -0500, Philip Jackson wrote:
> On 11/02/15 14:59, Brian Minton wrote:
>> In Debian, the experimental repo has gpg 2.1 with all dependencies. Follow the
>> instructions at
> Thank you for that suggestion, Brian.  I looked into the link you provided and
> decided that to see the precise name of the package, I'd add the repository
> address into source info in Synaptic Package manager.  Which I did, together
> with Debian's gpg key.
> After reload, I searched for possible packages available at Debian experimental
> repo but failed to find any with names like gpg*, gnupg*.
> So I'm not there yet.  No hurry, though - lots to learn.

You don't say how you searched specifically, so i can't say what's gone
wrong in your case.

Here's what i see:

0 dkg at alice:~$ apt-cache policy gnupg2
  Installed: 2.1.1-1
  Candidate: 2.1.1-1
  Version table:
 *** 2.1.1-1 0
          1 experimental/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     2.0.26-4 0
        500 jessie/main amd64 Packages
        200 sid/main amd64 Packages
0 dkg at alice:~$ 



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