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Copyright (c) 1999-2015 Tails developers <tails@boum.org>

Development mailing list:
https://mailman.boum.org/listinfo/openpgp-applet-devel

**** OpenPGP_Applet - GNOME applet for OpenPGP text encryption ****


OpenPGP_Applet is a GNOME applet written in Perl that allows encryption and
decryption of the clipboard's content with a symmetric cipher using a
passphrase. This is a graphical front-end on top of GnuPG.

Asymmetric decryption and clipboard verification are also supported.

Formally a part of Tails - tails.boum.org, now available separately.


IMPORTANT: 

OpenPGP_Applet does not handle passphrase input. Since it also does not offer
terminal interaction unless explicitly run from there, it relies in practice on
some kind of GnuPG agent such as Pinentry, Seahorse 2.x or GNOME Keyring 3.x to
manage passphrase input.

Full user documentation, with screenshots, is available at
https://tails.boum.org/doc/encryption_and_privacy/gpgapplet/

INSTALLATION

	OpenPGP_Applet is packaged as a (mostly) standard Perl module.

	To install, you'll need Perl and a few Perl module available from CPAN and,
	chances are, as package for your OS.

	Just run 

		perl Makefile.PL

	If you miss some required modules, it will warn you. Install them (via CPAN or
	using your preferred packaging system)ΒΈ

	Then, as root or using sudo :

		make install

	Installation will take place in /usr/local by default.


USAGE

	To launch the applet, run "openpgp-applet". It should sit in the system tray or
	the notification area.

	If you encounter issues, find a bug, or want to suggest a feature, point your
	browser to https://tails.boum.org and check the Help/Support section for
	instructions.

TODO
	I18N translations, available in the Tails version, are missing.

LICENSE

	This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
	under the terms of either:

	a) the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software
	   Foundation; either version 1, or (at your option) any later version, or

	b) the "Artistic License" which comes with Perl.

    	Both are included in the LICENSE file. 

	The pixmaps and icons under share/pixmaps are licensed using the
	Creative Common 1.0 Universal (CC0), included in
	LICENSE file as well. Humans may want to refer to
	http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/