Installing gnupg

Samir Nassar samir at
Thu Jun 9 09:47:43 CEST 2016

On 06/09/2016 07:18 AM, Alex Franklin wrote:
> I don't know how to install the pgp software. I have downloaded the tarball
> and signature from the website. I have OSX El Capitan. I have terminal open
> but it is not clear as to what I need to do, what I need to type in to
> Terminal.

A small point of clarification. There is software called PGP, but this
is the user mailing list for GnuPG also known as GPG, which implements PGP.

There are several ways of gettings GnuPG for OS X:

A comprehensive guide to install GnuPG and configuring Thunderbird and
Enigmail is here:

If you look at the gnupg download page:
note the section called binary downloads. This is most likely what you
are looking for there are two options for getting GnuPG installed.

If this information does not help you, please let share in more detail
what you are trying to accomplish.

Samir Nassar
email:	samir at

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