Encrypting with Evolution

Herminio Hernandez, Jr. herminio.hernandezjr at gmail.com
Tue Sep 15 16:18:18 UTC 2015


have you imported his public key?

gpg --import *public_key*

On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 6:02 AM, Patrik Bubák <bubapa at privacyrequired.com>
wrote:

> Ok, I managed to exchange public keys by exporting mine with a simple *gpg
> --armor --export my_mail_address > file_name.asc*
>
> Now I have the following issue where idk how to proceed (see attachment)
>
>
> On Tue, 2015-09-15 at 10:41 +0200, 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>
> 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/>
>
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