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Re: How can I not use text password in my .gnus.el?

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: How can I not use text password in my .gnus.el?
Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2009 13:47:56 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

On Fri, 21 Aug 2009 10:04:36 +0200 Gijs Hillenius <> wrote: 

GH> On 21 Aug 2009, Water Lin wrote:
>> I use my Emacs Gnus to get emails, but I save the password in
>> .gnus.el as text. I don't think it is safe.

GH> ...

>> So I am trying to find a way which can encrypt my text password.

GH> try easypg , read emascwiki on autoencryption

GH> Recently somewhere on the internet someone explained how to use easypg
GH> to encrypt the .imapauthinfo files -> imapauthinfo.gpg

GH> Can't immediately find the link atm..

Look at, part of Gnus and Emacs since 23.1.  It's not finished
but should be enough to get a user started.


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