> I'm using Linux Mint 12, which comes with GnuTLS 2.10.5. I'm working
> on configuring Git with https. On Linux Mint, Git is using GnuTLS
> under the hood, so I'm hoping this is the right place to get help.
GnuTLS is a library. How it is being used depends on
> What I'm really wondering is can I use encrypted keys with GnuTLS
> 2.10.5? If so, any hints on what else could be the problem? I'd
> really prefer to not have my private key stored in the clear.
How did you encrypt your private key? GnuTLS supports two types of
encrypted keys. PKCS #8 and PKCS #12 .
btw. gnutls-cli doesn't support encrypted keys, use certtool to read them.