Encrypting mail in Thunderbird

Conclusions

GnuPG in combination with Enigmail offers users many more features; for example, you can validate other people's keys, link multiple identities to a key pair, or revoke your key. Many of these functions are launched directly in Enigmail, whereas others require a detour to the command line. See the GnuPG documentation for a command and option reference [4].

The Author

Florian Effenberger has been an open source software evangelist for many years. He is the international Marketing Project Co-Lead and the Marketing contact for the German-language versions of OpenOffice.org. Additionally, Florian focuses on designing and managing open source-based school networks.

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