Encrypt files with GnuPG

Categories: Tips Utilities
Here is a simple and quick way for you to encrypt files in Linux: gpg –output doc.gpg –encrypt –recipient [email protected] original_file.doc Further explained: –output (or -o) is the name of the encrypted file –recipient (or -r) is the person who will be decrypting the file. If the file is for yourself only, use the email address of your GPG key. To decrypt: gpg --output output_file.doc --decrypt doc.

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Volume encryption with TrueCrypt

Categories: Security
If you have important document files you want to keep safe on your computer the best way to go is with TrueCrypt. This program allows you to create an encrypted volume where you can store files, programs, or even an entire operating system. This program is very simple to use. You first create the volume you want with its size, mount the volume (where it will appear as a real disk), and start packing it with files.

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