Commit 51a3ae97 authored by Tails developers's avatar Tails developers

doc: Create a gpgApplet folder and introduction page

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- [[Type passwords securely on an untrusted computer|encryption_and_privacy/virtual_keyboard]]
- [[Create and use encrypted volumes|encryption_and_privacy/encrypted_volumes]]
- [[TrueCrypt|encryption_and_privacy/truecrypt]]
- Use OpenPGP
- [[Encrypt text with a passphrase using <span class="application">Tails gpgApplet</span>|encryption_and_privacy/openpgp_passphrase_encryption]]
- [[Encrypt and sign text with a public key using <span class="application">Tails gpgApplet</span>|encryption_and_privacy/openpgp_public-key_encryption]]
- [[Decrypt and verify text using <span class="application">Tails gpgApplet</span>|encryption_and_privacy/decrypt_verify]]
- [[Encrypt, decrypt, sign, and verify text using OpenPGP and <span class="application">Tails gpgApplet</span>|encryption_and_privacy/gpgapplet]]
- [[Encrypt text with a passphrase|encryption_and_privacy/gpgapplet/passphrase_encryption]]
- [[Encrypt and sign text with a public key|encryption_and_privacy/gpgapplet/public-key_encryption]]
- [[Decrypt and verify text|encryption_and_privacy/gpgapplet/decrypt_verify]]
- [[Securely delete files and clean diskspace using Nautilus Wipe|encryption_and_privacy/secure_deletion]]
[[!meta title="Tails gpgApplet"]]
Tails includes a custom applet, called <span class="application">Tails
gpgApplet</span>, to manipulate text using OpenPGP.
[[!inline pages="doc/encryption_and_privacy/gpgapplet.warning" raw="yes"]]
<span class="application">Tails gpgApplet</span> is located in the notification area.
[[!img gpgapplet_with_text.png link=no alt="Tails gpgApplet with lines of
text"]]
With <span class="application">Tails gpgApplet</span> you can:
- [[Encrypt text with a passphrase|encryption_and_privacy/gpgapplet/passphrase_encryption]]
- [[Encrypt and sign text with a public key|encryption_and_privacy/gpgapplet/public-key_encryption]]
- [[Decrypt and verify text|encryption_and_privacy/gpgapplet/decrypt_verify]]
<div class="caution">
<strong>It is unsafe to write confidential text in a web browser</strong> since
Javascript attacks can access it from inside the browser. You should rather
write your text in a separate application, encrypt it using <span
class="application">Tails gpgApplet</span>, and paste the encrypted text in your
browser, before sending it by email for example.
</div>
[[!meta title="Decrypt or verify a text created using OpenPGP"]]
Tails includes a custom applet to **decrypt text that is encrypted using
OpenPGP** or **verify text that is signed using OpenPGP**.
With <span class="application">Tails gpgApplet</span> you can **decrypt text
that is encrypted using OpenPGP** or **verify text that is signed using
OpenPGP**.
1. Select with the mouse the encrypted text that you want to decrypt, or the
signed text that you want to verify. To copy it into the clipboard, right-click
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[[!meta title="OpenPGP passphrase encryption"]]
Tails includes a custom applet to **encrypt text with a passphrase** using
OpenPGP passphrase encryption.
With <span class="application">Tails gpgApplet</span> you can **encrypt text
with a passphrase** using the passphrase encryption of OpenPGP.
<div class="caution">
<strong>It is unsafe to write confidential text in a web browser</strong> since
Javascript attacks can access it from inside the browser. You should rather
write your text in a separate application, encrypt it using <span
class="application">Tails gpgApplet</span>, and paste the encrypted text in your
browser, before sending it by email for example.
</div>
[[!inline pages="doc/encryption_and_privacy/gpgapplet.warning" raw="yes"]]
<div class="note">
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[[!meta title="OpenPGP public-key encryption"]]
Tails includes a custom applet to **encrypt or sign text using public key
encryption** using OpenPGP.
With <span class="application">Tails gpgApplet</span> you can **encrypt or sign
text using the public key encryption of OpenPGP**.
<div class="caution">
<strong>It is unsafe to write confidential text in a web browser</strong> since
Javascript attacks can access it from inside the browser. You should rather
write your text in a separate application, encrypt it using <span
class="application">Tails gpgApplet</span>, and paste the encrypted text in
your browser, before sending it by email for example.
</div>
[[!inline pages="doc/encryption_and_privacy/gpgapplet.warning" raw="yes"]]
<div class="note">
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