September 11, 2015

GnuPG 2.1.8 Supports Sending of Very Large Keys to Key Servers

gnuThe GnuPG Project, through Werner Koch, has announced the immediate availability for download of the eight maintenance release of the GnuPG 2.1 software, an open-source, free, and complete implementation of the OpenPGP standard.

According to the release notes, which we have attached at the end of the article for reference, GnuPG 2.1.8 is a bugfix release that fixes a regression that occurred when using EdDSA keys with SSH (Secure Shell), re-implements the ability to send very large keys to key servers, and adds support for exporting secret keys via Assuan.

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