Re: password protect file befor emailing
On Fri, 12 Oct 2007 15:36:37 -0400
Ralph Katz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 10/12/2007 01:16 PM, Johannes Wiedersich wrote:
> > BartlebyScrivener wrote:
> >> I want to send a longish pdf file to an unsophisticated Windows user.
> >> If possible I would like to password protect it.
> >> Is there a way to password protect files on Etch?
> > $ aptitude install pdftk
> > # pdftk file.pdf output file-pw.pdf user_pw topsecret allow AllFeatures
> > file.pdf is the unencrypted file, file-pw.pdf is encrypted with the
> > password 'topsecret'.
> > Without 'allow AllFeatures' your poor Windows user won't be able to
> > print or copy paste it.
> > See man pdftk
> pdf encryption not too secure, easily crackable. Try hushmail.com for
> any user to send pgp/gpg encrypted email/files.
I rather like the lesser known Mailvault for this.
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