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Gnu Privacy Guard (GnuPG) Mini Howto (English)

Brenno J.S.A.A.F. de Winter (English) <[email protected]> Michael Fischer v. Mollard (German) <[email protected]> Arjen Baart <[email protected]>

Version 0.1.4 August 10, 2004
This documents explains how to use the GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG), an Open Source OpenPGP compatible encryption system To keep this program totally free the use of the RSA algorithm and other patented algorithm has been avoided. The document was originally written by Michael Fischer v. Mollar in German. The text has been translated and adjusted on some points and cannot be considered as a full one-on-one copy.

1. Concepts

2. Installation

3. Using keys

4. Encrypt and decrypt

5. Signing and checking signatures

6. Front ends

7. Sources of information

8. About this document


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