Encrypting with Evolution *Off Topic*

Leo Francisco lists at boywithwings.co.uk
Tue Sep 15 13:06:02 UTC 2015

Is anyone out there in our community actually using Evolution as their
main email client? I cannot get it to work well for me any which way I try.


On 15/09/15 09:41, Patrik Bubák wrote:
> Thanks but that's not what I needed to know. I'll clarify a bit:
> I wanted to test out my encryption following this tutorial
> <https://emailselfdefense.fsf.org/en/>, but I couldn't exchange
> encrypted emails with Edward the bot, because I was unable to send him
> my public key in a way he would recognize, since Evolution doesn't
> have the Enigmail plug-in or equivalent that I would know of.
> Moreover there's no proper tutorial on the net on getting encryption
> work in Evolution apart from the basic stuff. I understand, that in
> order for it to get working I need the other party's public key, but
> then again where/how do I store it? Evolution doesn't seem to be as
> advanced in this as Thunderbird, or am I wrong?
> On Mon, 2015-09-14 at 12:19 -0500, Herminio Hernandez Jr. wrote:
>> Not video but should help 
>> https://help.gnome.org/users/evolution/stable/mail-encryption.html.en 
>> Sent from my iPhone 
>> On Sep 14, 2015, at 10:48 AM, Patrik Bubák
>> <bubapa at privacyrequired.com <mailto:bubapa at privacyrequired.com>> wrote:
>>> Anyone here using Evolution with PGP? I managed to get it to sign my
>>> emails, but I cannot seem to get it to encrypt messages and would
>>> need advice/direction to some sort of (video preferably) tutorial.
>>> Thanks in advance.
> -- 
> Learn about how to protect yourself on the internet
> <https://prism-break.org/en/>
> Why it is important to encrypt your communications
> <https://freedom.press/encryption-works>
> An easy how-to guide to PGP (Pretty Good Privacy)
> <https://emailselfdefense.fsf.org/en/>
> Nothing ruins creativity like too many voices weighing in. We call it
> the /Ice Cream Principle/. Tell 10 people to go get ice cream with one
> condition: they all have to agree on one flavour. That flavour is
> going to be chocolate or vanilla every time. Groups of people don't
> agree on what's cool or interesting, they agree on what's easy to
> agree on.

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