by jake

Can you give me some pointers for using gpg/pgp and other encryption?

First off lets take a gander at some informational sites:

Then if you are interested in this PKI machine a good start with gnupg:

I suggest you read the entire document and not just that paper.

A nice list of front ends can be found here:

Also if you use gnome I reccomend seahorse as a front end.


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