I understand that there are problems with getting pinentry-curses to work with emacs (see some of the comments on http://emacswiki.org/emacs/EasyPG), and so using emacs in a terminal isn't compatible ...
gpg -ca passwords.txt create encrypted ASCII file passwords.txt.asc. Emacs open the file as a normal text file: -----BEGIN PGP MESSAGE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.19 (GNU/Linux) ...
Emacs encrypts/decrypts .gpg files automatically. But recently I have lost the ability to decrypt files encrypted by the Linux gpg tool and vice versa. I use: passphrase symmetric encryption gnupg ...