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PostPosted: Fri 16 Jan 2009, 04:05    Post_subject:  gnupg encryption  

Something that always seems to get missed out in puplets is the inclusion of GNUPG. In this era of internet surveillance and security risks, is this not a serious omission?

Some of the little utilities that use GNUPG are neat. Key management programs etc. Gnome desktop has a neat little panel applet that can encrypt/decrypt/sign the clipboard for example.

Space permitting of course. If there is a space problem, at least a dotpet could be built with the necessary goodies? Maybe even a separate puplet if not actually in 4.2 itself.

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PostPosted: Fri 16 Jan 2009, 05:19    Post_subject:  

I made a version of sylpheed with gpg, but it will not run in Puppy, as it was compiled in ultrapup.
http://puppyisos.org/isos/2008-07-to-12/Puppy-4-K2.6.27.5/iso-01/Addons-by-MU-02/addons-2/Sylpheed-260-gpg_411.sfs

user: puppy password: linux

But the gpg libraries themselves should work.

Or look here:
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=27944
I made that for Puppy 3, it has seperate pets.

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