[SATLUG] file encryption

mark mayfield_mark at att.net
Thu Apr 8 11:44:32 CDT 2010


you can use
"gpg -c filename"
it will ask you for a password and then create a new file with a .gpg
extension - filename.gpg
to extract it use 
"gpg filename"
it will ask for the password and give you back an unprotected file in
its original condition

note that when you password protect the file it actually creates a new
file and you should delete the old unprotected copy of the file

On Thu, 2010-04-08 at 09:09 -0500, Borries Demeler wrote:
> How do I password encrypt/decrypt a single ascii file using Linux command line?
> 
> Thanks, -Borries




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