Encryption using GPG and Enigmail [ID:279] (6/6)

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video tutorial by Lucas Holland and mro, added 06/07

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This video guides you through the way to send encrypted and/or signed mails. To encrypt the mails we use GPG, the GNU Privacy Guard, a widely used Encryption and Signing program. To get this in Mozilla Thunderbird we use the Addon Enigmail, that simply is a graphical frontend for GPG, that's integrated in Thunderbird. You can sign all your mail, people will also be abled to read it, so this is good way to make people think about privacy. And many people are using Encryption with GPG, probably more than you think, just try to set it up.

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5. anonymous Mon, 28 Dec 2009 07:09

Shows the important things.

As a suggestion: introduce yourself at the beginning of the video - esp. when not only 1 person appears.

just my 50 cents.

4. anonymous Sat, 21 Nov 2009 06:58

Very nice that you made this, but I found it a bit difficult to follow. It would be nicer if it was a bit more structured. For example, having the video broken up into sections which are introduced with a title page - i.e. "Installing Enigmail" - "Creating A Private Key" - etc.

3. anonymous Wed, 13 May 2009 02:32

great video!

There is a firefox extension that can do PGP (I think it's called FireGPG, see: http://firegpg.tuxfamily.org/). Right now, only Gmail is supported but who knows?



Great, I've always wondered how to use PGP with Thunderbird, thanks for this episode!

The only annoyance is that I normally use webmail too and my webmail gateways don't support PGP...doh!


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