encrypt linux backup folder using gpg

Francesco Ariis fa-ml at ariis.it
Tue Nov 6 10:42:34 CET 2018

Hello Kaushal,

On Tue, Nov 06, 2018 at 11:25:47AM +0530, Kaushal Shriyan wrote:
> I am using CentOS 7.5 Linux OS in my setup. I have compressed a folder
> using tar utility tar czvf backupfolder.tar.gz backupfolder. Is there a way
> to encrypt backupfolder.tar.gz using gpg? Are there any best practices to
> use gpg application to encrypt the data. Any help will be highly
> appreciated and i look forward to hearing from you.

in Debian is there a small utility (`gpg-zip`, found in the `devscripts`
package) which does just that. Maybe it's packaged in CentOS too!

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