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Which software should I download to generate GNU GPG Key on mac?

I am registering to Keybase and they need GNU GPG Key. I uploaded the SSH one but it did not work. Can you help me in this regard?` I am using 10.11.6
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GPG key generation - timeout on OSX due to lack of entropy

I'm trying to generate a series of GPG keys gpg --gen-key but coming up with the same error that there's not enough entropy to generate a set. We need to generate a lot of random bytes. It is a good ...
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pinentry implementation with fingerprint sensor support

Currently, I am using Pinentry Mac from Xcode on my system to sign git commits. For this, I am having to input my passphrase each time I am waiting to sign a commit. Seeing that my MacBook Pro has a ...
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Use PGP domain key for email encryption in Apple Mail

I want to send a PGP encrypted email to someone let's say has the email address john.doe@example.com The company provides a so called domain key for all email adresses that end on @example.com. I ...
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install gpg with homebrew

I want to install a new version of ruby via rvm. To install that, I need gnupg2. I installed it using brew, but it could not be linked. I get the following error message when linking with brew link ...
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gpg2: Warning: using insecure memory!

As of today, whenever I use gpg2 (installed via Homebrew) on my Mac (10.12.1), I now see the following warning: Warning: using insecure memory! For what it's worth, I'm seeing this same behavior on ...
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gpg-agent stopped working

I have been successfully using the gnupg21 package from MacPorts for several months. Within the past few days I updated my MacPorts installation (sudo port -d selfupdate) and then made sure I was up ...
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pgp on macOS 10.12, Sierra

Rrunning macOS 10.12, Sierra, on my secondary Mac and am fairly happy with stability and all that. Nonetheless the one thing bugging me to the max is the incompatibility of GPGTools. I know that it ...
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How to use GUI pinentry program for GPG

I would always like to use the GUI version of entering my GPG passphrase. Currently my pinentry program is set the same on my laptop as my desktop. But the desktop always asks for my passphrase on the ...
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SSH keybased authentication using smartcard

I originally posted this on Information Security but am hoping to attract an answer here since this is OSX specific. So I'm fairly new to more secure forms of key management, I've been used to ...