On Mac OS X, Personal Desktop Client is delivered as a DMG installer. When the user starts Personal Desktop Client for the first time, an installation of the different components takes place. For more information see 4.30 - Install Personal Desktop Client on Macintosh.
On Linux, Personal Desktop Client is delivered as a Debian package for Ubuntu distributions and as an RPM package for Red Hat/CentOS distributions. When Personal Desktop Client is installed, it is accessible from the Applications menu on the desktop. For more information see 4.30 - Install Personal Desktop Client on Linux.
Personal Desktop Client uses ANSI X9.17 and a Miller-Rabin test with five repetitions for key generation.
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