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Seahorse (software)

Seahorse icon hicolor.svg
Seahorse 3.12.2
Seahorse 3.12.2
Developer(s) Seahorse developers
Stable release 3.30.1 (25 September 2018; 15 days ago (2018-09-25)[1]) [±]
Preview release 3.30rc2 (1 September 2018; 39 days ago (2018-09-01)[2]) [±]
Operating system Unix-like
Platform GNOME
Type Encryption
License GNU GPLv2+

Seahorse is a GNOME front-end application for managing PGP and SSH keys.[3] [4] Seahorse integrates with Nautilus, gedit and Evolution for encryption, decryption and other operations. It has HKP and LDAP key server support. The program is based on GNU Privacy Guard (GPG) and is released as free software under the GNU General Public License (GPL).



Responsibility for maintenance and development of Seahorse has changed hands several times during its lifetime.

  • Niels De Graef (3.29.x - present)
  • Daiki Ueno (3.29.x - present)
  • Nate Nielsen (real name Stef Walter) (0.7.4 - present)
  • Jacob Perkins (0.6.x - 0.7.3)
  • Jose C. García Sogo (0.5.x)
  • Jean Schurger

See also


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  1. ^ Catanzaro, Michael (25 September 2018). "GNOME 3.30.1 released!". GNOME Mail Services (Mailing list). Retrieved 29 September 2018.
  2. ^ Jardón, Javier (1 September 2018). "GNOME 2.30rc2 (2.29.92) RELEASED". GNOME Mail Services (Mailing list). Retrieved 5 September 2018.
  3. ^ Jack Wallen (September 21, 2017). "How to set up SSH keys in Seahorse". TechRepublic. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  4. ^ Hofmann, Frank (2016). "Neatly managing and handling PGP/GnuPG keyrings". Linux Magazine. No. 192. Archived from the original on 10 September 2018.

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