Mailing lists

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gnupg-announce@gnupg.org
It is used to announce new releases and for other important messages.
gnupg-users@gnupg.org
It is used as a general discussion and help forum.
gnupg-devel@gnupg.org
It is used for development and bug tracking.
gnupg-i18n@gnupg.org
It is used for discussion of translations and related things.
gnupg-doc@gnupg.org
is used for the development of the GNU Privacy Handbook.
gcrypt-devel@gnupg.org
It is used to discuss the development of the GNU crypto library which will be used by a future GnuPG version and is also used by a couple of other projects.
gpa-dev@gnupg.org
It is used to discuss the development of the GNU Privacy Assistant (a graphical frontend for GnuPG).
gnupg-br@gnupg.org
Help and discussion among Portuguese (Brazil) speaking users of GnuPG.
gnupg-de@gnupg.org
Help and discussion among German speaking users of GnuPG.
gnupg-pt@gnupg.org
Help and discussion among Portuguese speaking users of GnuPG.
gnupg-es@gnupg.org
Help and discussion among Spanish speaking users of GnuPG.
gnupg-ru@gnupg.org
Help and discussion among Russian speaking users of GnuPG.

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How to subscribe

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Other discussion groups

There are also several country-specific mailing-lists to subscribe to. It is important to note that these mailing-lists are not hosted on GnuPG's servers, but are of great help for all of those who feel more confortable when speaking their own native language.

GnuPG News Japan
Discussion group for Japanese users.
gnupg-it
Mailing dedicated to GnuPG users who speak Italian.
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