Enigmail: sending an email and the attachment .asc

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11 Apr, 2018 08:36 PM

I use the GPG tools with the Enigmail plugin for Thunderbird mail application.
I understand that the plugin is very handy for automatically decrypt a message, when receiving.

When sending mail the receiver gets an attachment .asc (with the encrypted message). People get confused.

Is it possible that with sending an email it will send the content of the .asc file rather than the file as an attachment?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 17 Apr, 2018 10:31 PM

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    Hi John,

    this is the community support platform for all things GPG Suite.

    For any questions regarding Enigmail, please see their website about obtaining support. There are various resources like FAQ, mailing list as well as user forum.

    If you find a solution, it would be great if you could crosslink the Enigmail thread, so other users running into a similar issue will quickly find the solution.


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