parcimonie - privacy-friendly helper to refresh a GnuPG keyring

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name parcimonie
Package version 0.10.3
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 108 B
Download size 35.67 KB
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parcimonie is a daemon that slowly refreshes a gpg public keyring
from a keyserver.
Its refreshes one OpenPGP key at a time; between every key update,
parcimonie sleeps a random amount of time, long enough for the
previously used Tor circuit to expire.
This process is meant to make it hard for an attacker to correlate
the multiple performed key update operations.
See the included design document to learn more about the threat
and risk models parcimonie attempts to help coping with.
parcimonie also ships a desktop applet that allows one to monitor
the background daemon's activities with a graphical user interface.


Package Version Architecture Repository
parcimonie_0.10.3-1_all.deb 0.10.3 all Ubuntu Universe
parcimonie - - -


Name Value
dirmngr -
gnupg -
gnupg2 -
libclone-perl -
libconfig-general-perl -
libfile-homedir-perl -
libfile-which-perl -
libgnupg-interface-perl >= 0.52-3
libipc-system-simple-perl -
liblist-moreutils-perl -
libmoo-perl >= 1.003001
libmoox-late-perl -
libmoox-options-perl -
libnamespace-clean-perl -
libpath-tiny-perl -
libtime-duration-parse-perl -
libtry-tiny-perl -
libtype-tiny-perl -
libtypes-path-tiny-perl -
perl >= 5.20
torsocks -


Type URL
Binary Package parcimonie_0.10.3-1_all.deb
Source Package parcimonie

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install parcimonie deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install parcimonie




2017-06-27 - intrigeri <>
parcimonie (0.10.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Import new upstream release.
* Drop "Recommends: gnupg-curl": parcimonie will use modern GnuPG
by default, which does not require gnupg-curl (Closes: #844444).
* Drop all patches: applied upstream.
* Bump debhelper compat level to 10, adjust build-dependencies accordingly.
* Declare compliance with Standards-Version 4.0.0 (no change required).
2016-09-30 - intrigeri <>
parcimonie (0.10.2-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add {build,runtime} dependency on gnupg. (Closes: #838281)
2016-09-24 - intrigeri <>
parcimonie (0.10.2-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Version {build,runtime} dependency on libgnupg-interface-perl
(Closes: #838281).
2016-09-11 - intrigeri <>
parcimonie (0.10.2-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add {build,runtime} dependency on gnupg2, that provides
the /usr/bin/gpg2 alias (Closes: #836984).
* Add {build,runtime} dependency on dirmngr, that's needed
for network operations with GnuPG 2.1+.
* New patch: honor custom GnuPG homedir in a few places
that did not so far (Closes: #835774).
2016-06-23 - intrigeri <>
parcimonie (0.10.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Move binary package to the "net" section (Closes: #825801).
* New upstream release:
- Support the case when using GnuPG 2.x and the keyserver is configured
in gpg.conf, and not in dirmngr.conf (Closes: #827311).
2016-05-29 - intrigeri <>
parcimonie (0.10.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release:
- Add support for GnuPG 2.1+ (Closes: #780628).
- Allow key updates to existing keys, but do not allow any new keys
to be imported (Closes: #819305).
- Record a bit more memory usage information when $REPORT_MEMORY_USAGE
is set to a true value.
* Add {build,runtime} dependency on libipc-system-simple-perl,
matching updated upstream dependencies.
* Bump copyright years.
* Declare compliance with Standards-Version 3.9.8 (no change needed).
2015-09-15 - intrigeri <>
parcimonie (0.9-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Hand over package to pkg-privacy team
* gbp.conf: switch to the default gbp branch layout.
* Move source package to the "net" section.
* Turn libmodule-build-perl from a Build-Depends-Indep to a Build-Depends:
it's used in the clean target.
2015-08-16 - intrigeri <>
parcimonie (0.9-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Demote the applet's dependencies to Recommends (Closes: #774529).
* debian/control: mention the applet in the long description.
2015-08-16 - intrigeri <>
parcimonie (0.9-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release:
- Make D-Bus support opt-in in the daemon, and enable it via
the .desktop file (Closes: #782443).
- Record more memory usage information when $ENV{REPORT_MEMORY_USAGE} is set
to a true value.
- Use 'any' from List::Util and require a version that provides it.
- Add sleep duration time to STDOUT when running without D-Bus,
and to the applet's log.
- dist.ini:
· Switch from the deprecated NoTabsTests to Test::NoTabs.
· Replace the obsolete EOLTests with Test::EOL.
· Disable PodCoverageTests.
* Add {build,runtime} dependency on libtime-duration-perl.
* Depend on perl instead of perl-modules. Spotted by Lintian.
* Version the dependency on perl to >= 5.20.
* Update upstream signing key.
* NEWS.Debian: document the D-Bus related changes and action that may need
to be taken post-upgrade.
2015-06-28 - intrigeri <>
parcimonie (0.8.4-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add libmodule-build-perl to Build-Depends-Indep (Closes: #789638).
* Declare compliance with Standards-Version 3.9.6.
* debian/control, debian/copyright: advertise the cleartext HTTP URL
for the project's upstream homepage. HTTPS is broken there.

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