Question about syntax of a command

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at
Fri Oct 30 19:22:35 CET 2009

On 10/30/2009 02:10 PM, Faramir wrote:
> 	In the hypothetical case I want to encrypt a file, using 3DES symmetric
> algo, and without using asymmetric encryption (the file would just be
> encrypted with 3DES and a password provided by the user), how would it
> be the syntax I must enter? I read the manual, but got confused about
> that...

I think you want:

 gpg --cipher-algo 3DES --symmetric test.txt



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