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I plan to use newsbeuter for console RSS reading. This program has a config text file where I need to store my Google account password, in order to access my Google reader.

I don't feel easy at making my password readable to everyone.

Is there anyway I can somehow encrypt this information ?

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how can i move it there myself ? – osager Aug 16 '11 at 10:42
    
As far as I know there's no way to automatically move it there yourself. If the vote passes it will get moved "cleanly", i.e. linked from here, answers moved and no duplicates created. – Flexo Aug 16 '11 at 10:44

You could:

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