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

From: Richard Riley
Subject: Re: How can I not use text password in my .gnus.el?
Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2009 23:17:34 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (gnu/linux)

Ted Zlatanov <> writes:

> 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.
> Ted

And of course I meant .authinfo.gpg and not .authinfo.epg!

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