Five easy-to-use Linux encryption tools

Five easy-to-use Linux encryption tools

Summary: Even a timid Linux user can handle encryption with the help of the right tool. Here are some good, user-friendly options.


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  • Seahorse is a GNOME front end for GnuPG that makes creating and managing your PGP much easier than using the command line. It can perform data encryption and digital signature creation as well as key management operations.

  • The Seahorse interface is so intuitive, anyone can handle the management of PGP keys.

  • Enigmail s an extension for the Thunderbird email client that allows for the easy encryption/decryption of incoming/outgoing email.

Topics: Software, CXO, Linux, Open Source, Operating Systems

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