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HOWTO: gpa
Description: Graphical front-end for GnuPG
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NOTE: I use GNU tar >= 1.13.25 so it's -j for .tar.bz2 files,
it's safe to assume that make, gcc, binutils, fileutils/coreutils, gawk, sed, and grep are prerequisites for almost everything


# The GNU Privacy Assistant 0.7.3 (GPA)
# ===============================
# Version 0.7.3 is a development version, there's no stable version yet.

# The development site (http://wald.intevation.org/projects/gpa/) also shows
# a version 0.7.4, but verifying the gpg signature reports BAD.

# If you have trouble getting it with the URL below, you can also get
# it here (after the mirrors update):
# http://wald.intevation.org/frs/download.php/141/gpa-0.7.3.tar.bz2

# Prerequisites:
# gawk
# grep
# gpg
# gettext
# libiconv
# bison
# pkg-config
# gtk+ >= 2.0.0
# gpgme >= 1.1.1

cd
test -f installed/gpa-0.7.3.tar.bz2 && mv installed/gpa-0.7.3.tar.bz2 .
test ! -f gpa-0.7.3.tar.bz2 &&
 wget http://wald.intevation.org/frs/download.php/151/gpa-0.7.3.tar.bz2

# Verify tarball w/ md5sum:
# (this came from my gpg and sha1sum-verified tarball)
echo "a3626266f9dda506445c7297c4172a65  gpa-0.7.3.tar.bz2" | md5sum -c

# Verify tarball w/ sha1sum:
echo "829871ad5c4c41e12cc4097af0e02e86c66efcab  gpa-0.7.3.tar.bz2" | \
 sha1sum -c

# Verify tarball w/ gpg:
( gpg --list-keys 87978569 > /dev/null 2>&1 || gpg --recv-keys 87978569 ) &&
 wget -nc http://wald.intevation.org/frs/download.php/152/\
gpa-0.7.3.tar.bz2.sig &&
  gpg --verify gpa-0.7.3.tar.bz2.sig && rm gpa-0.7.3.tar.bz2.sig

mkdir -p -m 0700 src
cd src
find -maxdepth 1 -type d -name "gpa-*" -exec rm -r {} \;
tar xjvf ~/gpa-0.7.3.tar.bz2
cd gpa-0.7.3
test $UID = 0 && chown -R root:root .
./configure --disable-nls
make
su -c "make install"
cd
mkdir -p -m 0700 installed
rm -f installed/gpa-*.tar.*
mv gpa-0.7.3.tar.bz2 installed/

# /usr/local/share/pixmaps/gpa.png can be used as a desktop icon


# If you ever need to uninstall GPA, this should do it:
test -d ~/src/gpa-* && ( cd ~/src/gpa-* ; make uninstall )
su
rm -f /usr/local/bin/gpa
test -d /usr/local/share/gpa && rm -r /usr/local/share/gpa
exit
find ~/src -maxdepth 1 -type d -name "gpa-*" -exec rm -r {} \;
rm -f ~/installed/gpa-*.tar.*

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Last updated: Tue, 07 Aug 2018 12:06:17 -0400
Jason Englander <jason at englanders dot us>