Ubuntu - Install GPG 2
If you run the command
gpg --version on Ubuntu 14.04, it will tell you that you have version
1.4.16 (at the time of this writing). If you want to get version 2+, then all you need to do is run:
sudo apt-get install gnupg2 -y
You will now have the older version of gpg installed, as well as the newer version. To use the newer version, just change the
gpg in all of your commands to
gpg2. For example, to list your keys, run the command:
This should also resolve the thunderbird enigmail addon issue.
Ubuntu 14.04 Version
Ubuntu 14.04 will install GPG version
2.0.22. It is worth noting that Eliptic curve cryptography is not available until version 2.1.
First published: 16th August 2018