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Installing Gpg

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A few brief slides as presented at Barcamp Manchester explaining how to install GPG. It's only as I'm uploading this presentation now, I realise that I didn't include "how to use it", although many of …

A few brief slides as presented at Barcamp Manchester explaining how to install GPG. It's only as I'm uploading this presentation now, I realise that I didn't include "how to use it", although many of the linked URLs do.

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  • 1. Installing the GNU Privacy Guard and a brief overview on how it works Jon “The Nice Guy” Spriggs Presented 2009-11-08 to Barcamp Manchester
  • 2. What will we be doing? <ul><li>Download the GPG application
  • 3. Install it
  • 4. Configure your e-Mail program to use GPG
  • 5. Configure Firefox to use GPG </li></ul>
  • 6. Installing GPG - Windows <ul><li>Getting GPG: </li><ul><li>Download and install http://is.gd/4PTdn (unless you&apos;re on Outlook 2007 or greater – in which case, use http://is.gd/4PTiJ to install a different plugin.) </li></ul><li>Configure your e-mail program to use it... </li><ul><li>Outlook pre 2007: http://is.gd/4PTaj
  • 7. Outlook 2007: http://is.gd/4PTkJ
  • 8. Thunderbird: http://is.gd/4PTuE </li></ul></ul>
  • 9. Installing GPG – Mac OSX <ul><li>Getting GPG: </li><ul><li>Download and unpack this file - http://is.gd/4PTvv </li></ul><li>Configure your mail client </li><ul><li>Mail.app – pre Snow Leopard: http://is.gd/4PTo6
  • 10. Mail.app – there are currently issues with GPG for Snow Leopard. You need to run it in 32 bit mode.
  • 11. Thunderbird: http://is.gd/4PTuE </li></ul></ul>
  • 12. Installing GPG – Linux <ul><li>Getting GPG </li><ul><li>It&apos;s probably already installed. If not, yell, and we&apos;ll find your package :) </li></ul><li>Configure your mail client </li><ul><li>Kmail just works.
  • 13. Evolution just works.
  • 14. Thunderbird: http://is.gd/4PTuE </li></ul></ul>
  • 15. Firefox + GPG = FireGPG <ul><li>Get the plugin in Firefox </li><ul><li>Go to this page: http://is.gd/4PTLl
  • 16. Accept all the options.
  • 17. Restart your browser. </li></ul></ul>
  • 18. What next? <ul><li>You have to create your GPG key. http://is.gd/4PTSm </li><ul><li>You should create a revocation certificate, which says “Don&apos;t use this key any more!” - this is step 8 at the above page </li></ul><li>Publish your key. http://is.gd/4PTUt
  • 19. Try sending an e-mail! - Either to someone else here, or adele-en@gnupp.de (a bot which replies to GPG mails!) See http://is.gd/4PTY8 for more! </li></ul>
  • 20. Stick around and after the break, we&apos;ll do key signing (which proves you know each other) and discuss what this means.

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