Enigmail speed geeking

Peter Lebbing peter at digitalbrains.com
Sat Mar 14 10:59:02 CET 2015

On 13/03/15 22:33, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
> And if you don't trust /dev/urandom, I'd suggest using a different 
> operating system, because that's a game-over compromise.

I trust both /dev/random and the sanity of the default settings of
GnuPG. And when I'm generating a key in GnuPG, I put my trust in both. I
don't know what is all going on in GnuPG for generating the highest
quality of randomness, but it's more than "cat /dev/random". It was
simply incomplete to just say "Linux's RNG", and it didn't acknowledge
the effort the GnuPG developers put into the code that generates the


I use the GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG) in combination with Enigmail.
You can send me encrypted mail if you want some privacy.
My key is available at <http://digitalbrains.com/2012/openpgp-key-peter>

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