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    Jedi knight Luke Skywalker's Avatar
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    Sorry to disappoint the people thread is not about any horse but maintaining keys and passwords. Seahorse is a great utility for maintaining them. Using it you can create , manage , export import and back up ssh and pgp keys.
    Keys:

    Publish your public keys and sync them.

    PGP keys: You use this key to encrypt your email. Supported keys are:
    1.DSA Elgamal
    2.DSA (Digital Signature Algorithm)
    3.RSA (Rivest-ShamirAdleman)

    Key strength in bits are from 1024 and 4096. Keys are with time limit specified..

    SSH keys: You can use them to remotely access your computer. Supported keys are:
    1. DSA
    2. RSA

    Key strength again are from 1024 to 4096 bits.Keys are with time limit specified.
    Through seahorse you can manage keys as personal, trusted , others.
    Password management:

    Using keyring you can use it to store applications and network passwords.
    It is install by default in gnome ( available under accessories).

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    I thought seahorse was an aquatic creature, and the only species on earth where the male becomes pregnant
    Earth, Wind, Fire, Water, Consciousness.

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    Hahaha I too knew that seahorse is that thing only until morrow when I found out what's its original name is. As it is called Passwords & encryptions under menu.