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E-Mail Encryption for Linux: A Startup Guide

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Do you ever send confidential/extremely personal information or documents via e-mail? Did you know that when you do this, you're trusting every single sysadmin that runs every single one of what might be dozens of servers between your computer and the intended recipients, plus anyone who has hacked any of these servers? Encryption technology works better than trust, says Alizard. In this article, learn how to use GPG, the encryption software built into most Linux distributions.
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What Is PGP? GPG?

PGP is the best known encryption software package for the Windows and Mac environments. GPG is the open source version of PGP, which is the version most frequently used in Linux.

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