Paperkey  1.3 Description:

Paperkey for Linux - A reasonable way to achieve a long term backup of OpenPGP (GnuPG, PGP, etc) keys is to print them out on paper.


Paperkey is a reasonable way to achieve a long term backup of OpenPGP (GnuPG, PGP, etc) keys is to print them out on paper. Due to metadata and redundancy, OpenPGP secret keys are significantly larger than just the "secret bits". In fact, the secret key contains a complete copy of the public key. Since the public key generally doesn't need to be backed up in this way (most people have many copies of it on various keyservers, Web pages, etc), only extracting the secret parts can be a real advantage. Paperkey extracts just those secret bytes and prints them. To reconstruct, you re-enter those bytes (whether by hand or via OCR), and paperkey can use them to transform your existing public key into a secret key.

Conclusion

To conclude Paperkey works on Linux operating system and can be easily downloaded using the below download link according to GNU Public License license. The download file is only 0.25 MB  in size.
Paperkey was filed under the Security category and was reviewed in softlookup.com and receive 1.7/5 Score.
Paperkey has been tested by our team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. We will recheck Paperkey when updated to assure that it remains clean.

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Popularity 3.4/10 - Downloads - 6 - Score - 1.7/5



Category: Security 
Publisher: David Shaw
Last Updated: 02/09/2019
Requirements: Not specified
License: GNU Public License
Operating system: Linux
Hits: 173
File size: 0.25 MB 
Price: Not specified

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