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Five easy-to-use Linux encryption tools

Introduction

The terms user-friendly and encryption might seem mutually exclusive, but there are some handy tools that encompass both. Most people assume that Linux encryption is all handled from within the command line -- and some of it can be. But it doesn't have to be that way. Here are a few encryption apps offer security and ease of use.

 

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By Jack Wallen

Jack Wallen is an award-winning writer for TechRepublic, The New Stack, and Linux New Media. He's covered a variety of topics for over twenty years and is an avid promoter of open source. For more news about Jack Wallen, visit his website jackwallen....