Chapter 1. Introduction

KGpg is a simple interface for GnuPG, a powerful encryption utility. GnuPG (also known as gpg) is included in most distributions and should be installed on your system. You can get the latest version on

With KGpg you will be able to encrypt and decrypt your files and emails, allowing much more secure communications. A mini howto on encryption with gpg is available on GnuPG's web site.

With KGpg, you don't need to remember gpg's command lines and options. Almost everything can be done with a few mouse clicks.