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Encrypting text at the command line with GnuPG

Storing GnuPG content of any kind (that is, plain text to be encrypted, encrypted text to be decrypted, even public keys from co-respondents) on disk can result in the same kind of vulnerabilities associated with storing any sensitive data on … Continue reading

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Grep is one of those programs that’s been around forever as a part of *NIX. Its function is straightforward. Grep: searches one or more input files for lines containing a match to a specified pattern. By default, grep prints the … Continue reading

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