Usage of --symmetric

Pete Stephenson pete at
Wed Jan 22 11:17:28 CET 2014

On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 8:59 AM, Rahul R <rahul.raviz at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am trying to run
> "gpg --symmetric test.txt"
> But its asking for Passphrase. Is there any way to skip this while running
> this command?


When you symmetrically encrypt something you need to specify the
passphrase that is used as a key to encrypt and decrypt that file.

Pete Stephenson

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