Encryting both file contents and file name with GnuPG
Julian H. Stacey
jhs at berklix.com
Sun Jan 2 14:32:09 CET 2011
> From: Neil Phillips <neil.phillips39 at gmail.com>
> Date: Sun, 2 Jan 2011 12:37:05 +0000 (UTC)
> Message-id: <loom.20110102T133232-966 at post.gmane.org>
Neil Phillips wrote:
> I'm completely new to GnuPG.
> Can someone tell me how I can encrypt the name of the file that I want to
> encrypt please.
> mySecrets.txt [a plain text file]
> I would like:
> szstt.asd [some 'apparently random name' file] [file contents encrypted]
> I see that secureZip can do this, I have used a trial version with success.
> However I would prefer to use GnuPG if possible.
I wouldnt have thought to look for that in GPG, try
Maybe you should look at using an encrypting file system.
Some unixes have/ had eg CFS (maybe mount -r cfs ? guessing, try eg
http://www.freebsd.org supports 2:
gbde -- operation and management utility for Geom Based Disk Encryption
geli -- control utility for cryptographic GEOM class
Doubtless Linux can offer crypting file systems too.
Julian Stacey, BSD Unix Linux C Sys Eng Consultants Munich http://berklix.com
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