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How do i install the GPG pro module on Centos 5.6 ?
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GPG pro module?  Do you mean GPG perl module?

yum install perl-Crypt-GPG

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yum install gnupg2

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Name        : perl-Crypt-GPG
Arch        : noarch
Version     : 1.63
Release     : 1.el6.rf
Size        : 27 k
Repo        : rpmforge
Summary     : Object Oriented Interface to GnuPG
URL         : http://search.cpan.org/dist/Crypt-GPG/
License     : Artistic/GPL
Description : The Crypt::GPG module provides access to the functionality of the GnuPG
            : (www.gnupg.org) encryption tool through an object oriented interface.
            :
            : It provides methods for encryption, decryption, signing, signature
            : verification, key generation, key certification, export and import.

Name        : gnupg2
Arch        : x86_64
Version     : 2.0.14
Release     : 4.el6
Size        : 5.8 M
Repo        : installed
From repo   : anaconda-CentOS-201106060106.x86_64
Summary     : Utility for secure communication and data storage
URL         : http://www.gnupg.org/
License     : GPLv3+
Description : GnuPG is GNU's tool for secure communication and data storage.  It can
            : be used to encrypt data and to create digital signatures.  It includes
            : an advanced key management facility and is compliant with the proposed
            : OpenPGP Internet standard as described in RFC2440 and the S/MIME
            : standard as described by several RFCs.
            :
            : GnuPG 2.0 is a newer version of GnuPG with additional support for
            : S/MIME.  It has a different design philosophy that splits
            : functionality up into several modules. The S/MIME and smartcard functionality
            : is provided by the gnupg2-smime package.
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Sorry, i meant the GPG Perl Libraries.  How do i install them?
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when i run "yum install perl-Crypt-GPG" i am told there is no package available
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You will need to install and enable the rpmforge repository.  This is a well maintained and highly used repo.

http://wiki.centos.org/AdditionalResources/Repositories/RPMForge

If you aren't already using yum-priorities, I suggest installing this as well http://wiki.centos.org/PackageManagement/Yum/Priorities
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