Is there an encrypting text editor for ubuntu? In other words, the text editor, preferably GUI capable, should always save an encrypted file and always prompt for the password to re-open the file. The point is to combine the functionality of a text editor with an encryption tool.
create a file for encryption as follows:
Then it will prompt to enter encryption key
Once a file has been encrypted by Vim once, you never need to use the -x option when opening that file again. Vim will automatically recognize it as an encrypted file and do the right thing.
Because Blowfish is a symmetric key encryption system, the same key is used for both encryption and decryption. When
After entering the key, you will then be asked to confirm the key, to ensure you did not mistype it.
Then it will open as normally as usual.
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Generate your keys:
When generating the keys, you can just press enter at any time to accept the default value in brackets. The most important part of your key generation is choosing your passphrase.
Your public keyring should just contain your own public key for now, you can view the keyring with the
GnuPG source: http://www.ianatkinson.net/computing/gnupg.htm
Just go to Tools > Manage External Tools, and add the scripts:
with the options:
with the options:
Once that is done, then you can open encrypted files (asc – ascii files, not binary), or create new ones on spot using the shortcuts.
METHOD 2 Another way is to install zillo.
See this question on how to install the plugin
Naturally, you can also do this in
The simplest would probably be EasyPG Assistant since it is an interface to GnuPG and should work out of the box.
You could try
If you like Geany, there's a plugin (
DeadboltEdit - A secure encrypting text editor for Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows.
It uses Blowfish encryption, compatible with the OpenSSL implementation.