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GoldBug - Encrypted Communications

Instant Chat Messenger. E-Mail-Client. Websearch. Filetransfer.

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GoldBug is a decentralized & secure communication suite that offers an integrated e-mail client, an instant messenger, and a file transfer utility. Also included is a URL-distribution and search tool.

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Please see source tree COMPILING file for system-specific steps:

qmake -o Makefile
make or mingw32-make

or in Qt-Creator:

For Linux install these libs:
Qt 5.x, libsqlite-dev, libssl-dev, libgeoip-dev, libpq-dev, libeay, libgpg-error, libsshgcrypt-dev, libssh-gcrypt-dev, libgcrypt-dev, libgcrypt11-dev, libgl1-mesa-dev, libcurlpp-dev, libcurl4openssl-dev, libsctp-dev, libtool, libtool-dev,

GoldBug - Encrypted Communications Web Site


  • Authenticated and encrypted SQLite and PostgreSQL URL databases.
  • Authenticated encryption.
  • Bluetooth connectivity.
  • Chat.
  • Custom URL rules.
  • Custom servers.
  • Custom thread priorities.
  • DSA, ECDSA, EdDSA, ElGamal, NTRU, McEliece, RSA.
  • Distributed URL system.
  • Distributed e-mail system.
  • Echo public-key distribution system.
  • File Sharing.
  • Free and open source. BSD license.
  • FreeBSD, Linux, Mac, OS/2, Windows support.
  • Groupchat IRC-style.
  • Instant Messenger.
  • IMAP, POP3, SMTP via Poptastic.
  • Integrated file encryption tool.
  • McEliece cryptographic system.
  • Multithreaded kernel.
  • Offline e-mail system.
  • Optional and configurable SSL/TLS.
  • PowerPC support.
  • Private group communications.
  • RSS feeder.
  • Raspberry Pi.
  • Remote accounts system.
  • Qt 4.7.x, 4.8.x, 5.x.
  • Rosetta offline encryption pad.
  • Separated kernel and user interface processes.
  • Simple software firewall.
  • StarBeam file sharing.
  • Threefish CBC.
  • UDP multicasting.
  • Websearch.


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