displaying decrypted plaintext on screen instead of output to file

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Thu Sep 8 21:02:32 CEST 2011

On 09/08/2011 02:54 PM, vedaal at nym.hush.com wrote:
> Is there an option in gnupg like the '-m' option in pgp which 
> allows the display of decrypted plaintext on the screen instead of 
> saving to file, 

you could try using stdin and stdout.  For example:

 gpg --decrypt < file.asc

 (or pipe that into your favorite non-caching pager, e.g. /usr/bin/less)

 gpg --encrypt --armor -r $recipient

 (then type your message, and end with a ctrl-D after the last newline)



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