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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY gnupg-download-http "http://public.ftp.planetmirror.com/pub/gnupg/gnupg-&gnupg-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY gnupg-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/gnupg/gnupg-&gnupg-version;.tar.bz2">
9 <!ENTITY gnupg-size "2.3 MB">
10 <!ENTITY gnupg-buildsize "26 MB">
11 <!ENTITY gnupg-time "0.44 SBU">
12]>
13
14<sect1 id="gnupg" xreflabel="GnuPG-&gnupg-version;">
15<?dbhtml filename="gnupg.html"?>
16<title>GnuPG-&gnupg-version;</title>
17
18<sect2>
19<title>Introduction to <application>GnuPG</application></title>
20
21<para>The <application>GnuPG</application> package contains a public/private
22key encryptor. This is
23becoming useful for signing files or emails as proof of identity and
24preventing tampering with contents of the file or email.</para>
25
26<sect3><title>Package information</title>
27<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
28<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
29url="&gnupg-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
30<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
31url="&gnupg-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
32<listitem><para>Download size: &gnupg-size;</para></listitem>
33<listitem><para>Estimated Disk space required:
34&gnupg-buildsize;</para></listitem>
35<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
36&gnupg-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
37</sect3>
38
39<sect3><title><application>GnuPG</application> dependencies</title>
40<sect4><title>Optional</title>
41<para><xref linkend="openldap"/></para></sect4>
42</sect3>
43
44</sect2>
45
46<sect2>
47<title>Installation of <application>GnuPG</application></title>
48
49<para>Install <application>GnuPG</application> by running the following commands:</para>
50
51<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/usr --libexecdir=/usr/lib &amp;&amp;
52make &amp;&amp;
53make install &amp;&amp;
54chmod 4755 /usr/bin/gpg</command></userinput></screen>
55
56</sect2>
57
58<sect2>
59<title>Command explanations</title>
60
61<para><parameter>--libexecdir=/usr/lib</parameter>: This command
62creates a <filename class="directory">gnupg</filename> directory in
63<filename class="directory">/usr/lib</filename> instead of
64<filename class="directory">/usr/libexec</filename>.</para>
65
66<para><command>chmod 4755 /usr/bin/gpg</command>: We install
67<command>gpg</command> setuid root to avoid swapping out of
68sensitive data.</para>
69
70</sect2>
71
72<sect2>
73<title>Contents</title>
74
75<para>The <application>GnuPG</application> package contains <command>gpg</command>,
76<command>gpgsplit</command> and <command>gpgv</command>.</para>
77
78</sect2>
79
80<sect2><title>Description</title>
81
82<sect3><title>gpg</title>
83<para><command>gpg</command> is the backend (command-line interface) for
84this Open<acronym>PGP</acronym>
85implementation.</para></sect3>
86
87<sect3><title>gpgsplit</title>
88<para><command>gpgsplit</command> separates key rings.</para></sect3>
89
90<sect3><title>gpgv</title>
91<para><command>gpgv</command> is a verify only version of
92<command>gpg</command>.</para></sect3>
93
94</sect2>
95
96</sect1>
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