How To Install gpgsigs on Debian 11

In this guide, we’ll discuss How To Install gpgsigs on Debian 11. Also, we will demonstrate how to uninstall and update gpgsigs.

One-liner install command

For those in a hurry, here's a one-line installation command:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt -y install signing-party

But if you are interested in the detailed steps with descriptions, the following information is for you.

What is gpgsigs and what are the ways to install it?

Before beginning this tutorial, you will need access to a server or computer running Debian 11. This guide was written specifically with a server running Debian 11 in mind, although it should also work on older, supported versions of the operating system.

Also, make sure you are running a regular, non-root user with sudo privileges configured on your server. When you have an account available, log in as your non-root user to begin.

There are several ways to install gpgsigs on Debian 11. You can use (links are clickable):

In the following sections, we will describe each method in detail. You can choose one of them or refer to the recommended one.

Install gpgsigs using apt-get

First, update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt-get database, You can install gpgsigs using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install signing-party

Install gpgsigs using apt

Because gpgsigs is available in Debian 11’s default repositories, it is possible to install it from these repositories using the apt packaging system.

To begin, update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, You can install gpgsigs using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install signing-party

Install gpgsigs using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Debian 11. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating aptitude database, You can install gpgsigs by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install signing-party

How to upgrade (update) a single package gpgsigs using apt-get?

First, you will need to update packages index. Run update command as usual:

sudo apt-get update

Next, to upgrade only the gpgsigs, e.g. single package, you should use the following format with the apt-get command/apt command:

sudo apt-get --only-upgrade install signing-party

Note that this command will not install any new packages! If you wish to install the package if it doesn't exist you may leave out --only-upgrade part.

How To Uninstall gpgsigs from Debian 11

To uninstall only the gpgsigs package you can execute the following command:

sudo apt-get remove signing-party

Uninstall gpgsigs and all its dependencies

To uninstall gpgsigs and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Debian 11, you can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove signing-party

Remove gpgsigs with all configurations and data

To remove gpgsigs configuration and data from your system you can run the following purge command:

sudo apt-get -y purge signing-party

Remove gpgsigs completely (configurations, data and all of its dependencies)

And lastly, you can run the next command to remove absolutely everything related to gpgsigs package, e.g.: configurations, data and all of its dependencies. Just use this command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge signing-party

Extra info and code examples

signing-party is a collection for all kinds of PGP/GnuPG related things, including tools for signing keys, keyring analysis, and party preparation. * caff: CA - Fire and Forget signs and mails a key * pgp-clean: removes all non-self signatures from key * pgp-fixkey: removes broken packets from keys * gpg-mailkeys: simply mail out a signed key to its owner * gpg-key2ps: generate PostScript file with fingerprint paper slips * gpgdir: recursive directory encryption tool * gpglist: show who signed which of your UIDs * gpgsigs: annotates list of GnuPG keys with already done signatures * gpgparticipants: create list of party participants for the organiser * gpgwrap: a passphrase wrapper * keyanalyze: minimum signing distance (MSD) analysis on keyrings * keylookup: ncurses wrapper around gpg --search * sig2dot: converts a list of GnuPG signatures to a .dot file * springgraph: creates a graph from a .dot file * keyart: creates a random ASCII art of a PGP key file * gpg-key2latex: generate LaTeX file with fingerprint paper slips

  • Maintainer: Guilhem Moulin
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Conclusion

You now have a full guide on how to install gpgsigs using apt, apt-get and aptitude tools. Also, we showed how to update as a single package and different ways to uninstall the gpgsigs from Debian 11.

See also:

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How To Install gpgsigs on Debian 11

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