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email.about.com: Using PGP with K Mail

Feb 11, 2001, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Heinz Tschabitscher)

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"Email is a rather insecure way of transporting information. Virtually anybody can read the contents of your messages. Probably the only way to prohibit this is to encrypt your email."

"PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) has always been a popular choice for public key encryption. K Mail works fine with PGP. I tried a combination of K Mail and PGP 5 on a Linux machine."

"Probably the only set-up you need to do is tell K Mail your PGP identity. Do this on the PGP tab of the "Settings" dialog. My user identity is "0x3D8270DE", for example."

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