[oclug] Topics for upcoming meetings
amoamasam at sympatico.ca
Wed Feb 21 16:13:26 EST 2001
On Wed, 21 Feb 2001, Kevin Everets wrote:
> I would definitely like to see this. It would be good to get an
> overview of the theory of PKI for those that don't know it (or those,
> like me, who know something about it but probably have more than a few
> misconceptions), the differences between PGP and GPG (as I'm aware
> that you use PGP for interoperability reasons), as well as a good
> tutorial on how to properly create a key, get it signed, manage a
> keyring, and make use of it (something that I found confusing the
> first few times).
There's a very nice document somewhere below
http://www.gnu.org-- sorry --called The GNU Privacy Handbook. Beside the
specifics of GPG, it concisely covers the theory and practice of
public-key encryption, as well as a little history and law.
PGP Public Key http://www3.sympatico.ca/amoamasam/public-key.txt
>Are you now, or have you ever been, a user of the Linux operating system?
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