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GPG-ZIP

Section: User Commands (1)

Updated: November 2006

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NAME

gpg-zip - encrypt or sign files into an archive

SYNOPSIS

gpg-zip [OPTIONS] filename1 [filename2, ...] directory1 [directory2, ...]

DESCRIPTION

This manual page documents briefly the gpg-zip command.

gpg-zip encrypts or signs files into an archive. It is an gpg-ized tar using the same format as PGP's PGP Zip.

OPTIONS

-e, --encrypt
Encrypt data. This option may be combined with --symmetric (for output that may be decrypted via a secret key or a passphrase).:
-d, --decrypt
Decrypt data.:
-c, --symmetric
Encrypt with a symmetric cipher using a passphrase. The default symmetric cipher used is CAST5, but may be chosen with the --cipher-algo option to gpg?(1).:
-s, --sign
Make a signature. See gpg?(1).:
-r, --recipient USER
Encrypt for user id USER. See gpg?(1).:
-u, --local-user USER
Use USER as the key to sign with. See gpg?(1).:
--list-archive
List the contents of the specified archive.:
-o, --output FILE
Write output to specified file FILE.:
--gpg GPG
Use the specified command instead of gpg.:
--gpg-args ARGS
Pass the specified options to gpg?(1).:
--tar TAR
Use the specified command instead of tar.:
--tar-args ARGS
Pass the specified options to tar?(1).:
-h, --help
Output a short usage information.:
--version
Output the program version.:

DIAGNOSTICS

The program returns 0 if everything was fine, 1 otherwise.

EXAMPLES

Encrypt the contents of directory mydocs for user Bob to file test1:

<DD CLASS="c2|gpg-zip --encrypt --output test1 --gpg-args -r Bob mydocs:

List the contents of archive test1:

<DD CLASS="c2|gpg-zip --list-archive test1:

SEE ALSO

gpg?(1), tar?(1)

AUTHOR

Copyright (C) 2005 Free Software Foundation, Inc. Please report bugs to <[email protected]>.

This manpage was written by Colin Tuckley <[email protected]> and Daniel Leidert <[email protected]> for the Debian distribution (but may be used by others).


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