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Re: [SLE] gpg with email clients (was Re: [SLE] Dead Linux machines)
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2005 18:02:10 -0400
  • Message-id: <42C70EE2.4000807@xxxxxxxxxx>
ken wrote:
> Theo v. Werkhoven wrote:
>
>>Sat, 02 Jul 2005, by robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx:
>>
>>
>>
>>>I like that "claimer", I might steal it O:-) - but I'm interested in some
>>>other thing, those gpg headers of yours:
>>>
>>>
>>>X-GPG-id:
>>>X-GPG-Fingerprint: 71F8...
>>>X-GPG-key: Use keyserver...
>>>
>>>Do you mean that that header includes a gpg signature of your mail
>>>contents? What can we use the check it? I have tried Pine, Balsa, Mozilla,
>>>and kmail: none mentions anything about it. :-?
>>>
>>>
>
> I don't know about balsa and kmail, but both MozillaMail and pine can
> handle gpg-signed email and sign outgoing email. Google will turn up
> good hits for you.

Mozilla and many other mail programs also support S/MIME encryption and
signature. You can get a free digital certificate from
www.thawte.com/email.

So, if you really want a secure message, encrypt it first with GPG, then
S/MIME. ;-)


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