How to install on a Mac w/o admin privilege

randolph.a.strauss's Avatar


16 Apr, 2018 05:36 PM

I do not have admin privileges. I tried to install GPG Suite 2018.1 on a Mac running OS 10.12.6
The install screen has 5 tabs, but it skips the 2nd one, "Destination Select" so I can't install it as a personal app.
My employer has tight security and doesn't give out admin privileges.

I haven't looked into what it takes to download and compile the sources...

While I don't know if I'd be able to hook it into Mail as a personal app, at the moment I'm just trying to decrypt a file from the command line.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 18 Apr, 2018 04:45 PM

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    Hi Randolph,

    welcome to the GPGTools support platform. Sorry you are having problems using GPG Suite.

    Non admin installs are currently not possible, sorry. You could try installing gpg via homebrew as an alternative.


  2. Steve closed this discussion on 18 Jul, 2018 02:23 PM.

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