Today, we are going to see how to encrypt and decrypt files from command line in Linux using a free utility called GPG. GNU Privacy Guard, shortly GPG or GnuPG, is a command line encryption and signing tool to secure files. We can easily encrypt the important and confidential files and documents using GPG and send/receive them over Internet. There are plethora of methods, applications, tools, and utilities are available to encrypt and decrypt files in Linux. But, I find this method is the easiest one.
An Easy Way To Encrypt And Decrypt Files From Commandline In Linux
Cause even our Linux friends need some love from time to time. Plus, I wanted to know how to do it myself.
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