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GPG-ZIP(1)							    GPG-ZIP(1)

       gpg-zip - encrypt or sign files into an archive

       gpg-zip	[OPTIONS]  filename1 [filename2, ...]  directory1 [directory2,

       This manual page documents briefly the gpg-zip command.

       gpg-zip encrypts or signs files into an archive. It is an gpg-ized  tar
       using the same format as PGP's PGP Zip.

       -e, --encrypt
	      Encrypt  data. This option may be combined with --symmetric (for
	      output that may be decrypted via a secret key or a passphrase).

       -d, --decrypt
	      Decrypt data.

       -c, --symmetric
	      Encrypt with a symmetric cipher using a passphrase.  The default
	      symmetric	 cipher	 used  is  CAST5,  but	may be chosen with the
	      --cipher-algo option to gpg(1).

       -s, --sign
	      Make a signature. See gpg(1).

       -r, --recipient USER
	      Encrypt for user id USER. See gpg(1).

       -u, --local-user USER
	      Use USER as the key to sign with. See gpg(1).

	      List the contents of the specified archive.

       -o, --output FILE"
	      Write output to specified file FILE.

       --gpg GPG
	      Use the specified command instead of gpg.

       --gpg-args ARGS
	      Pass the specified options to gpg(1).

       --tar TAR
	      Use the specified command instead of tar.

       --tar-args ARGS
	      Pass the specified options to tar(1).

       -h, --help
	      Output a short usage information.

	      Output the program version.

       The program returns 0 if everything was fine, 1 otherwise.

       Encrypt the contents of directory mydocs for user Bob to file test1:

	      gpg-zip --encrypt --output test1 --gpg-args  -r Bob"" mydocs

       List the contents of archive test1:

	      gpg-zip --list-archive test1

       gpg(1), tar(1)

       Copyright (C) 2005 Free Software Foundation, Inc. Please report bugs to

       This  manpage  was  written  by	Colin  Tuckley <> and
       Daniel Leidert <>	for  the  Debian  distribution
       (but may be used by others).

				 November 2006			    GPG-ZIP(1)

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