[kwlug-disc] Generating and using PGP keys

Oksana Goertzen ogoertzen at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 21:18:25 EST 2009

On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 8:07 PM, Paul Nijjar <paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca> wrote:

> <snip>
> I am also hesitant to advocate GPG for a person who connects their home
> machine directly to the Internet without a firewall in between.
> These have been the barriers for me using GPG personally, which is why
> people on the Internet impersonate me.
> I wish there was a good way for me to get around these barriers, but the
> best hope I have is to download my mail to a USB key, take them home and
> respond to/sign them, and then figure out how to send them again. Depending
> on my paranoia level I might be willing to go to these lengths, but I don't
> think many people are (and some people still do not have computers at home
> in 2009).

There is a version of Thunderbird  that runs from USB.  I've not tried it
but it might be
of some use to you.  This is for Windows or Wine on Linux.


- Oksana
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