Documentation

You can find all available documentation for Cryptoucan™ here.



Windows + Thunderbird

Installing the essentials

Level: Basic
Before we can use Cryptoucan™ we need to install all the required software. In this article you’ll find the guide to installing gpg4win and its components (such as Kleopatra or GPA for managing your keys), Thunderbird e-mail client and Enigmail add-on.
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Personalization

Level: Basic
Although you can put custom laser engraving on Cryptoucan’s body, having editable user identification inside the device may be very useful. Learn how to change the name and gender of its owner and, on top of that, see how to change settings that will ask you to enter user PIN every time you’ll try to sign an e-mail.
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Command-line setup

Level: Expert
Sometimes you’ll want to make changes but you may also run into problems with Enigmail as its updates are not up to us. This article will show you how to fill in the holder’s information, generate keys and troubleshoot some issues you may encounter.
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Linux + Thunderbird

Basic operations

Level: Basic
There are two basic operations that you will probably be doing with your Cryptoucan™ all the time – signing documents and decrypting encrypted messages someone sent you. Cryptoucan™ will do both operations for you, it only requires from you to enter your user PIN 1. This article will guide you through the process of entering appropriate PIN – how to submit the PIN, what should you do if you missclick and what happens if you enter incorrect PIN.
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Privileged operations

Level: Basic
If you’ll ever be generating your own set of cryptographic keys or setting up new user PIN code, which you probably will as a part of the device initialization, you’re going to need to use administrative PIN 3. This article contains all the information about administrative PIN 3 – when to enter the PIN, how to submit it and what happens if you enter incorrect PIN too many times.
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Initialization

Level: Basic
Before you’ll be able to sign your messages and decrypt encrypted e-mails sent to you, you have to get your own set of cryptographic keys. In this article you’ll find step-by-step guide for this process.
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PIN management

Level: Basic
The key to privacy and security is having your own passwords that are known only to you. Make sure your information and secret material is always secure by setting up your own PIN codes. This article will show you how it’s done.
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Personal information

Level: Basic
Although you can put custom laser engraving on Cryptoucan’s body, having editable user identification inside the device may be very useful. Learn how to change the name and gender of its owner and, on top of that, see how to change settings that will ask you to enter user PIN every time you’ll try to sign an e-mail.
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Signing emails

Level: Basic
By signing your e-mails with your private key, the receiver can verify that it was really you who sent the message and not an impostor. Cryptoucan™ will do all the work for you, you’re just going to signal it your intentions and then enter your PIN. Here’s how to do it.
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SSH authentication

Level: Advanced
Cryptoucan™ can also be used for authentication when connecting to remote SSH servers. Learn how to set up your ssh-agent by reading this article.
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Command-line setup

Level: Expert
Sometimes you’ll want to make changes but you may also run into problems with Enigmail as its updates are not up to us. This article will show you how to fill in the holder’s information, generate keys and troubleshoot some issues you may encounter.
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