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2.7.  RHEA-2009:1297: gnupg2

A new package, gnupg2, which provides the GnuPG 2.0 cryptographic software suite, is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
GnuPG is GNU's tool for secure communication and data storage. It can be used to encrypt data and to create digital signatures. It includes an advanced key management facility and is compliant with the proposed OpenPGP Internet standard as described in RFC2440 and the S/MIME standard as described by several RFCs.
GnuPG 2.0 is a newer version of GnuPG with additional support for S/MIME. It has a different design philosophy that splits functionality up into several modules. (BZ#445420)
Users wishing to use this later version of GnuPG for secure communications should install this new package. Note: both version 1.x and version 2.0 may be installed simultaneously. In GnuPG 2.0, gpg is called gpg2 and does not conflict with an installed 1.x OpenPGP-only version.

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