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commit f5a61858a22f68121c96da5c62e83af637df7853
parent 62e310a1110d2c4c8aa35db61eb7d4d7bc690f51
Author: Luke Smith <>
Date:   Mon,  9 Jul 2018 18:27:44 -0400

readme additions about gpg logins

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1 file changed, 14 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/ b/ @@ -50,9 +50,21 @@ The automatically deployed configs will look for certain programs for certain ex + `iproute2mac` for Mac users who want the autosync feature. + `mpv` if you want the autosync feature to notify you with a ding on new mail. -### "Wait? The script asks for my passwords?" +## The autosync -Look at the code. The script takes the passwords you give it, encrypts them immediately with your own GPG key, and shreds the leftovers. Nothing malicious; it's all there! If it makes you comfortable you can even run the script offline at first. +If you activate the autosync at a significantly infrequent interval, by +default, your system might prompt you for your GPG password every time. To +prevent this, you can change the time a GPG unlock lasts by adding a time in +seconds as below into `~/.gnupg/gpg-agent.conf`: + +``` +default-cache-ttl <number-of-seconds> +max-cache-ttl <number-of-seconds> +``` + +You can also use [pam-gnupg]( if you want +to just log into your keyring immediately on log in. This is what I do, but +it's less secure if you leave you computer logged on. ## You can help!