Generating a new keypair through GnuPG 2.x in Ubuntu 16.0.4

Phil Dobbin bukowskiscat at
Thu Oct 12 17:16:04 CEST 2017

On 12/10/17 11:09, Peter Lebbing wrote:

> On 12/10/17 09:13, Werner Koch wrote:
>> And while you are already at it, you better
>> also update to gpg 2.2.1.  There are just too many fixes and changes we
>> did since January 2016.
> I think Vedaal is just using the gnupg2 package provided by Ubuntu 16.04
> LTS:
> Current package version is 2.1.11-6ubuntu2. Shouldn't important fixes
> have been backported by Ubuntu? Although it is odd this package hasn't
> been updated for 18 months...

I'm using the stock version that's installed with 16.04.3 LTS & have
encountered no problems at all FWIW.



"For 50 years it was like being chained to an idiot"
Kingsley Amis on his loss of libido when he turned fifty

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