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How to Use the gpg Command to Encrypt Linux Files

There are many reasons to encrypt files — even on a system that is well maintained and comparatively secure. The files may highly sensitive, contain personal information that you don't want to share with anyone, or be backed up to some variety of online storage where you'd prefer it be extra secure...
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Purism Partners with Nitrokey to Reinforce the Security of Their Linux Laptops

Purism, the maker of Linux-powered laptops, announced today that it partners with Nitrokey, a maker of Free Software and Open Hardware USB GPG SmartCards and Hardware Security Modules (HSMs), to create a GPG-based SmartCard called Purekey. Purism has always tried to offer its customers some of the...
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Jack Wallen walks you through the process of encrypting and decrypting a file from within three popular Linux file managers.

How to Encrypt Files From Within a File Manager

The Linux desktop and server enjoys a remarkable level of security. That doesn’t mean, however, you should simply rest easy. You should always consider that your data is always a quick hack away from being compromised. That being said, you might want to employ various tools for encryption, such as...
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How to Sign a File on Linux with GPG

Jack Wallen shows you how to use the open source gpg to sign documents for a cost-effective way to ensure your clients the files you send them are, in fact, from you. There may be plenty of times and reasons why you might want or need to digitally sign a file. For instance, say you're sharing...
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Gnu Privacy Guard
This intro to Gnu Privacy Guard will help you secure your environment and be able to send and receive encrypted data.

How to Send and Receive Encrypted Data with GnuPG

The day has come where the security of your data—be it on a server, a work desktop, or your personal machine—is one of the single most important issues you can take on. Whether you’re hoping to secure company information or private email to clients, friends, and/or loved ones, you need to...
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