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Old 03-15-2005, 09:31 AM   #1
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How to use kgpg to encrypt and decrypt emails?


I have create a pair of keys...i use thunderbird as my email client, im abit confused how to link my private key to thunderbird and also link my collegues public keys to emails recieved by them.....Thanks in advance
 
Old 03-15-2005, 10:13 AM   #2
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This article should be able to help you out:
http://software.newsforge.com/articl...57216&from=rss
 
Old 03-15-2005, 12:44 PM   #3
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With Thunderbird, download this extension:

http://enigmail.mozdev.org/

This will allow you to automatically encrypt/decrypt messages with whatever GPG key you want.
 
Old 03-15-2005, 04:05 PM   #4
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ok i have install enigmail and have manged to send mail that has be signed but how to i encrypt it? i have tried clicking on encrpt but when trying to send i recieve:

send operation failed

error- encryption command failed

whole bunch of text and then

public key not found
 
Old 03-16-2005, 11:05 AM   #5
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Quote:
Originally posted by ginda
ok i have install enigmail and have manged to send mail that has be signed but how to i encrypt it? i have tried clicking on encrpt but when trying to send i recieve:

send operation failed

error- encryption command failed

whole bunch of text and then

public key not found
Ehhh... shot in the dark here since that last line is tricky, but perhaps you could start with obtaining the public key of the person to whom you are trying to send the encrypted message??
 
Old 03-16-2005, 12:55 PM   #6
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I have got the persosn public and in thurnderbird i click on the openPGP button then click encrypt, when i press send it pops up a windows with my secret key and my collegues public key. I select him as he will be recieving the email and then i get the error?
 
Old 03-16-2005, 09:42 PM   #7
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Make sure you have the latest version of GnuPG and Enigmail. I know earlier versions of Enigmail had some issues integrating with GnuPG < 1.4.

If that doesn't help, please post the complete error message rather than "whole bunch of text and then"
 
  


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