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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: Mon, 24 Aug 2009 16:13:26 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

On Mon, 24 Aug 2009 17:53:04 +0200 Richard Riley <> wrote: 

RR> I use it combined with gpg-agent. Works very well. Copy the contents of
RR> your .authinfo into the clipboard and then create .authinfo.epg. Emacs
RR> will prompt your for a key or a symmetric password when you save
RR> it. Change your gnus sources lines to use .authinfo.gpg.

The rest is fine, but it's probably better to use `C-x C-w' to write the
current buffer into a new file.  If the new file has the .gpg extension,
it will get encrypted.  The benefit is that your clipboard won't contain
your passwords afterwards.


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