Tag: GnuPG

How to Encrypt Files on GNU/Linux Using GPG, Ccrypt, Bcrypt and 7-Zip

I stumbled over yet another tutorial on how to encrypt files on GNU/Linux. And this is a good one, and easy to understand, so I thought I should share it here. It’s about how you can encrypt single files and multiple files (by compressing and encrypting them) using the command line. The article is named

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How to Encrypt Multiple Files Using Tar and GnuPG

I stumbled upon a nice way to encrypt multiple files using GnuPG and compressed tar files. It could be a nice way to encrypt your files before you upload them to your cloud service, like ownCloud, SpiderOak, Copy or similar, if you want added security and privacy. Or if you just feel a bit paranoid.

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Simple Symmetric Encryption Using GnuPG

In this post I will show you how to use symmetric encryption to encrypt a file from the command line with a single password. I’ll keep it short and simple. I’ll use something called GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG). This guide is for GNU/Linux users in mind, just so you know.