2018-01-10 Encrypted Email

I can only read encrypted mail when I’m at home where my secret key is. Sometimes this is maddening. That’s how used we have become to IMAP. Remember POP3? You could only read email on one machine. Once you downloaded your mail, it was gone from the server.

And that’s another reason why I think instant messaging is the new mail.

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ssh + gpg-agent

rtsn 2018-01-10 22:01 UTC


Heh. My days of running my own mail server are over. It was simply too much of a hassle. I had it working for my Raspberry Pi for a while (Raspberry Pi als privater Email Server) but there were so many things to consider:

I decided that the risk of me getting it wrong was higher than the cost of me using Gmail. Specially since all the personal stuff happens elsewhere.

– Alex 2018-01-11 06:33 UTC


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