Question about syntax of a command

David Shaw dshaw at
Fri Oct 30 19:20:28 CET 2009

On Oct 30, 2009, at 2:10 PM, Faramir wrote:

> Hello,
> 	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...

gpg --cipher-algo 3des --symmetric <your-file-here>


More information about the Gnupg-users mailing list