gnome-keysign 0.9-1 source package in Ubuntu


gnome-keysign (0.9-1) unstable; urgency=medium

  * New upstream release.

 -- Sascha Steinbiss <email address hidden>  Fri, 12 May 2017 10:32:38 +0200

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Sascha Steinbiss on 2017-05-12
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Bionic release on 2017-10-24 universe misc
Artful release on 2017-05-12 universe misc


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gnome-keysign_0.9-1.dsc 1.4 KiB 6032cbbc3edf013c512348586f741beb7a2be67f5167d5b89910e79e5f2f905f
gnome-keysign_0.9.orig.tar.gz 111.6 KiB 5ad2b6d798c6a3fb1d2da4e70330c883edc43d24f4263e8040bd7f4a42ba2bc4
gnome-keysign_0.9-1.debian.tar.xz 3.5 KiB 7b56867b651241a63abc3598064d037f6849aa3322002cf99bca803972fe6783

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gnome-keysign: easy signing of OpenPGP keys over the local network

 GNOME Keysign is a tool for signing OpenPGP keys.
 Its purpose is to ease signing other peoples' keys. It is similar to caff,
 PIUS, or monkeysign. In fact, it is influenced a lot by these tools and
 either reimplements ideas or reuses code. Consider either of the above
 mentioned tools when you need a much more mature codebase.
 In contrast to caff or monkeysign, this tool enables you to sign a key
 without contacting a key server. It downloads an authenticated copy of the
 key from the other party. For now, the key is authenticated by its fingerprint
 which is securely transferred via a QR code. Alternatively, the user may type
 the fingerprint manually, assuming that it has been transferred securely via
 the audible channel.
 After having obtained an authentic copy of the key, its UIDs are signed. The
 signatures are then encrypted and sent via email. In contrast to monkeysign,
 xdg-email is used to pop up a pre-filled email composer windows of the mail
 client the user has configured to use. This greatly reduces complexity as no
 SMTP configuration needs to be obtained and gives the user a well known