- What Is PGP? GPG?
- Why Should You Care?
- Is GPG Hard to Use?
- Does It Work with Other Crypto Programs?
- Where Can You Find GPG?
- How Does It Work?
- How to Install It
- How to Use It
- Generate Your Key
- Export Your Key
- Key Management Window
- Importing a Key via the Clipboard
- Importing a Key from the Key Server Network
- Open the GPG Text Editor
- Right-Click Menu
- File Encryption/Decryption
- Possible Legal Hazards
How to Install It
- Install it from your distribution disks. Go to your distribution’s package manager and tell it to install gnupg and KGpg (and KDE if need be). It’s faster to grab whichever disk from the install set that has the programs as prompted by the program and let the OS do it. It’s a GUI/checkboxes sort of thing.
- Find the automated installer for your distribution, tell it to install gnupg
and then KGpg (or try the Gnome front-end). Syntax is specific to the installer;
for example, on FC’s yum, it’s the following (or would be if it
<pre>yum install kgpg</pre>
- If you can’t find it in your distribution disks or repository sites, you can download KGpg and gnupg at the main program sites listed in the "Problems?" section later in the article.