decrypt file.txt.gpg using my private key

gpg -d file.txt.gpg -o file.txt

By: kev
2011-09-17 05:04:59

What Others Think

Try to be more creative. This site is about the individual console wisdom. I suppose we all have ''man'' if we want to read how to use a command properly. In this case, ''man gpg'' will cover all of your recently posted commands. Good luck next time.
RanyAlbeg · 522 weeks and 2 days ago
@RanyAlbeg. Do you spend a lot of time reading every manpage? I just want to let people know there is a helpful command called `gpg`! If people found `gpg` is really helpful, then they will read `manpage`!
kev · 522 weeks and 1 day ago
I say, if someone wants to use encryption he will look for the right tool to do so. You know, something like Google "encryption CLI tool linux" You are trying to contribute, and it is a good thing but I'm not sure if this is the right place for your kind of commands. Maybe try to use gpg in a more complex way to achieve time saving or accomplish a common task that we all need to deal with in our everyday terminal usage. Post one-liners that are useful and based on your terminal experience. To me, this site is more about tricks and interesting ways to solve certain problems in a clever way. You just gave us some usage examples of gpg. Thank you and good luck next time :)
RanyAlbeg · 522 weeks and 1 day ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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