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Re: [OT] difference between Kleopatra and Kgpg, both from KDE

On Wed, 2 Jun 2021 at 03:24, Sandro Knauß <hefee@debian.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> > As far as I understand Kleopatra also manages certificates, but Kgpg
> > might have more functionality wrt GPG.
> Kleopatra is a full feature GPG frontend ( including X.509/SMIME support). It
> has a lot users, as it is the key management software, the is shipped within
> gpg4win [0]. It has features like smart card management... g10code (the
> company around GnuPG) also pays to develop Kleopatra.
> Kgpg nowaday shares a lot libraries with kleopatra, that made Kgpg better and
> less broken;) Kgpg is a simple application, where you can do only simple
> operations with only GPG keys. I don't expect any feature of Kgpg that is not
> doable with Kleopatra. Additionally there is no real active development going
> on (nearly 100% is only cleanup - no new features, a few bug fixes)...
> https://invent.kde.org/utilities/kgpg/activity
> in contrast to:
> https://invent.kde.org/utilities/kgpg/activity
> I would encourage you to use Kleopatra as it has a far bigger user community
> and has active development. But on the other side you can use Kleopatra and
> Kgpg along side each other - as they are using the same data storage from
> GnuPG. So you can install both and use whatever matches for one operation the
> best for you.
> Regards,
> sandro

Wonderful, thanks a lot!

Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer

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