Encryption of multiple files into another directory

Peter Lebbing peter at digitalbrains.com
Sat Mar 5 21:12:44 CET 2016

On 05/03/16 19:33, Josef Carnap wrote:
> After processing there are files in folder_2, but the file have the same
> file extenstion like the original files: foo1.docx, foo2.docx, foo3.docx
> etc.


> So I guess the very problem ist the missing file extension *gpg for the
> files in folder_2.

Yes! Hehe :)

> Do you have any idea to modify the command so that the files in folder_2
> are: foo1.docx.gpg, foo2.docx.gpg, foo3.docx.gpg etc. (without renaming
> the files manually)?

for x in /media/usb/folder_1/*; do gpg2 -o "/media/usb/folder_2/$(basename "$x").gpg" -r 0x12345678 -e "$x"; done

I simply forgot the extension, and GnuPG does what "I" told it to do.



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