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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  • New GnuPG users will appreciate Enigmail's easy-to-use wizards, which will walk them through the process of signing and encrypting email and help them create GnuPG encryption keys (and manage the keys they receive).

  • CryptKeeper is a tool for managing EncFS file systems. It resides as a system tray applet for easy access.

  • CryptKeeper works with Classic GNOME, Gnome 3, KDE, and XFCE.

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

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