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Encrypt/decrypt a string from the command line

Terminal - Encrypt/decrypt a string from the command line
echo 'HelloWorld!' | gpg --symmetric | base64
2013-07-06 08:30:35
User: ryanchapman
Functions: echo gpg
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Encrypt/decrypt a string from the command line

Need to encrypt something from the command line? I've used this before to encrypt passwords with a master password that was shared amongst a team.

To decrypt:

~$ echo -n 'jA0EAwMCPdknsznAww5gySL1/quqhXg6QgQkIz5abzGP5EZgTbXCFU+y6dP8ySWovytc' | base64 --decode | gpg --decrypt

gpg: CAST5 encrypted data

Enter passphrase: secret

gpg: encrypted with 1 passphrase

HelloWorld!

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