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Add support for dnscrypt and dnssec

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openSUSE Factory
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Description

You need to add an third party repository to install dnscrypt and dnssec for encrypting and validating DNS queries. The main repository lacks both packages.

User benefit:

Encrypting DNS queries is an important step forward for improving privacy. It's a reliable and fast service nowadays and is becoming popular. Besides, DNSSEC acts as a complement ensuring the content of these queries.
Right now there's an unofficial repository providing these packages: http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/server:/dns/openSUSE_42.1/

Discussion


icons/user_comment.png M. S. wrote: (9 months ago)

On behalf of server:dns repository maintainers:
server:dns is an offical repository of openSUSE. so you can trust it. on Build Service, only the "home:" prefix indicates that repository is 3rd party.
So the feature described is actually a finished one.
If you want to include those 2 packages in repo-oss, you can just click the submit button on Build Service and select the submission target to openSUSE:Factory...personally I think keeping it in a development repository will receive updates and fixes quickly so you don't need to be limited to specific versions on released products.
Anyway it's a just click and go thing.

Marguerite

icons/user_comment.png S. W. wrote: (9 months ago)

But this would mean that it's not available as default. I would expect that every current distro has this capability by default.

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