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SF Gate: How to Keep E-Mail Private and The Word on Linux

Jul 15, 1999, 03:17 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Einstein)

"Q: I do a lot of e-mail correspondence that involves sensitive corporate information. Is there any way to code my mail so that only the person I'm sending it to can read it?

"A: What you need is PGP, a free encryption program that you can download..."

"Q: I've been reading a lot about Linux, and I was under the impression that there would soon be versions of it that would be easy to install and use on my PC. Is that true, and which versions are the best?

"A: Linux has come a long way in the couple of years since it burst into the spotlight. But truth to tell, it still is a long way from being an adequate alternative to Windows..."

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