DWIM(.nl) - Emacs + GPG = EasyPG

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June 6th, 2022

Emacs + GPG = EasyPG

I looked at KeePass to store confidential information on Windows. But then it occured to me that org files can easily be encrypted, so now I use that instead.

Just add the extension .gpg to your file (so vault.org becomes vault.org.gpg) and you're good to go. The double extension lets Emacs know its both encrypted and an org file.

I love how org mode turns out to be the perfect PIM with every new step.

And I was glad to find that EasyPG worked out of the box even on Windows.

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