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Open for Business: Getting Started with GNU Privacy Guard

Mar 22, 2002, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Timothy R. Butler)

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"With increasingly important communications taking place using e-mail, the ability to verify the authenticity, and also protect the contents, of such correspondence has become something that everyone should know. However, the tools created to provide PGP security are generally cryptic and difficult to work with.

"This how-to hopes to remove some of these barriers for those interested in using the open source Gnu Privacy Guard tool ("GPG" or "GnuPG" for short), which is a popular PGP-compatible encryption software package. Most likely you already have GPG available on your Linux system, so we can get started immediately without detailing any setup instructions first..."

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