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Old 12-04-2004, 12:53 AM   #1
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How do I password protect folders/files?


I have some sensitive documents on my computer that I'd rather not just anyone look at. When regularly logging in, I have it set up so that one needs a password. However, if one boots with a livecd all the files are immediately available to the viewer. What I want to know is if in kde is there any way I can password protect a folder?

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Old 12-04-2004, 01:15 AM   #2
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Encrypt it with GPG.
 
Old 12-04-2004, 05:10 AM   #3
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If it is a recent KDE you can right click on the document and under actions select encrypt. That should do it. I have never used it but there is one possibility.

Later

 
Old 12-04-2004, 12:13 PM   #4
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How do you encrypt it with GPG (commands or what downloads)? This intrigues me..
 
Old 12-04-2004, 12:35 PM   #5
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Here. Read the docs, browse the site.
 
Old 12-04-2004, 01:03 PM   #6
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Oops... I could've done a google search on that, huh? Silly me.

Thanks, though.
 
Old 12-04-2004, 01:16 PM   #7
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Google is your friend. Very good one.
 
  


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