[olug] quick pgp question

OBrien, Timothy (Omaha Linux Users Group - OLUG) IrishMASMS at olug.org
Fri Jun 11 01:10:43 UTC 2004

<quote who="Christopher Cashell">
> At Wed, 09 Jun 04, Unidentified Flying Banana K.J. Kirwan, said:
>> Thanks, Christopher, for your interesting and detailed reply.
>> Would you consider volunteering for an OLUG presentation on OpenPGP?
>> And/Or any related items like GnuPG, Mozilla/Enigmail, Linux/Win32
>> setup-howto, key generation, etc.  Has there been one recently?
>> Would anyone else on the list like to see this?
> Hrm. . . I can try, but due to a very inconvenient work schedule, I
> don't have much luck in making it out to OLUG meetings.  I'll see what I
> can do, though.

That would be super if you could - please contact me off list if & when
you can present on the topic.

>> Is there an OLUG group willing to send and receieve test emails
>> to check new installs or help get the bugs worked out?
>> And on your advice to quit S/mime and use OpenPGP (GnuPG?),
>> there's another reason I would like to do that.
>> I'm tired of their $15/yr per email cert fee, and besides,
>> I hate to give those Verisign weasels another nickel.
> Oooh, that's a good point.  I had forgot about that.  Having to pay for
> something like this seems wrong to start with, but having ot give it to
> Verisign is, as you say, a terrible thing.
> I'm all for alternatives that provide less money for them. ;-)

I thought NebraskaCERT also had a key server; but I can't find any info on
it at the present time.

Timothy "Irish" O'Brien
Publicity & Social activities chairperson
Omaha Linux User's Group (OLUG)
A: No.
Q: Should I include e-mail quotations after my reply?
An often repeated quote on news.admin.net-abuse.email:
"Spam is not about content, it is about consent".
Microsoft: Where do you want to go today?
Linux: Where do you want to go tomorrow?
FreeBSD: Are you guys coming or what?

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