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A command line tool to edit text files encrypted with GnuPG whilst preventing the plaintext from being written to the hard drive.

Project description

A command line tool to edit text files encrypted with GnuPG while keeping the decrypted plaintext solely in RAM and off the hard drive. Preventing the plaintext from being recovered. This is achieved using the POSIX shared memory API. If you have no available memory, Mikla will not work.

Currently, only works in Python 3.5.

Installation

You can install Mikla using pip:

$ pip install mikla

Usage

Use the mikla command to run Mikla:

$ mikla --help

Usage:
  mikla [--editor=<editor>] [--tmpfs=<path>] <encrypted-file>
  mikla (-h | --help | --version)

Options:
  --version                   show program's version number and exit.
  -h, --help                  show this help message and exit.
  -e, --editor=<editor>       specify the editor to use [default: $EDITOR].
  -t, --tmpfs=<path>          the path to a temporary file system [default: /dev/shm].

License

Copyright © 2015 Matt Deacalion Stevens, released under The MIT License.

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