gpg 2

Chris Coulson chrisccoulson at
Sat Feb 27 17:49:45 UTC 2016

On 27/02/16 17:02, Dimitri John Ledkov wrote:
> On 27 February 2016 at 12:15, Gianfranco Costamagna
> <locutusofborg at> wrote:
>> Hash: SHA256
>> Hi, while this works beautifully (and thanks for that), upgrading
>> stuff in a stable release, breaking something like gpg encryption for
>> end users it so bad.
>> I wish this happened in xenial, rather than in the already released wily
>> .
>> (I got my thunderbird+gpg broken, so I used plain gpg as fallback)
> Thunderbird in Ubuntu follows thunderbird support cycle, and thus we
> do push newer thunderbird upstream releases into stable distributions.
> Sounds like such an update missed to add "Depends: gnupg2" gnupg2 has
> been available since precise, in parallel with gnupg (gnupg1).
The enigmail package depends on gnupg2, and it works fine if you install
enigmail from the archive. It's more likely that the people in this
thread have installed enigmail from instead.


- Chris

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