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 The keys to GnuPG

"GnuPG uses two keys: a public key for encrypting data, and a private (secret) key for decrypting it. Anyone who has a copy of your public key can use it to encrypt data that only you can read. Nobody can read your mail -- at least not very easily -- with your public key; your private key is required for that. We'll get started by generating a key-pair. The command to do so is: gpg --gen-key"

 (Submitted by Noel Thu Jul 1, 2004 )


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