displaying consistent version number?

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08 Jul, 2016 01:06 PM

just upgraded to the newest 2016.07 (global GPGSuite upgrade),
but the UPGRADE DID NOT provide any success (or failure) feedback.

--> in Mac Mail Preferences, only version of GPGMail shows, not the one of GPGSuite (see attached screenshot) --> in GPG Keychain, only version of GPG keychain shows (similar behaviour)

Would be nice to show in either cases the current version of GPGMail / GPG Keychain AND also the version of GPG Suite it is based on, to double-check from the expected upgrade.

My context:
* Mac OS X latest (10.11) * the matching Mac Mail version (as per Apple updating system) * upgrade to 2016.7 version of GPGSuite

note: no other Mac Mail plug-in being used in that case.


  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 08 Jul, 2016 01:13 PM

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    Hi sindt,

    if you don't see any error, everything is fine. From the screenshot, you do have the latest GPGMail and since no update can be found, you also have the latest GPG Suite.

    GPG Suite is indeed 2016.07. GPGMail which is a component included in GPG Suite is indeed 2.6.1.

    GPG Suite includes GPGMail, GPG Keychain, GPGServices, GPGPreferences and MacGPG. So all components as well as the Suite do have a version number.

    Let me know if this answers your question.

    All the best,

  2. 2 Posted by Sinot Eric on 08 Jul, 2016 01:40 PM

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    Hi Steve,

    THANKS a lot for your help!
    understood and agree with details you are providing.

    It is more a matter of usability / ergonomy.

    Actually, right after initiating the thread, I received a very good hint from the support app:
    System Pref —> GPG Preferences —> should display the Updates tab:

    this info would very well solve my latest worries.

    on my own system, it displays however:

    As you see, there is no Updates tab on my system, so I can’t see this very useful data :)

    What is my system missing to show the Updates tab?


  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Steve on 11 Jul, 2016 11:43 AM

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    Since we have simplified the update channels in the latest update, we decided to remove the updates tab. We have a pending ticket to add the version details to the about tab. I connected this discussion with the existing ticket. That means, should this discussion get closed, it will be re-opened as soon as the ticket is closed. That way you'll stay in the loop and get notified as soon as we have news. Feel free to open a new discussions should you run into further problems or need assistance.

  4. 4 Posted by Sinot Eric on 11 Jul, 2016 02:20 PM

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    Hi Steve,

    that’s fine for me to stay tuned to the pending ticket,
    and to get version details in the About tab, depending on the feature details :)

    Thanks a lot for your reply!

  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Steve on 13 Jul, 2016 12:58 PM

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    Hi Eric,

    this issue has been fixed. If you want to test the fix, please download our latest nightly GPG Suite. That page also has sig and SHA1 to verify the download.

    Should the problem persist, please re-open this discussion and let us know. For more questions that are not related to this specific problem, you are welcome to create a new discussion any time.

    Best, steve

    Disclaimer: This is a development version which has not been thoroughly tested yet, so bugs or crashes are to be expected. Thanks for helping us test this fix.

  6. Steve closed this discussion on 13 Jul, 2016 12:58 PM.

  7. Support Staff 6 Posted by Steve on 21 Oct, 2016 02:18 PM

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    GPG Suite 2016.10 has the fix and version details are listed in the 'About' tab.

  8. Steve closed this discussion on 21 Oct, 2016 02:18 PM.

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