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Command line

Keybase is more than a website. If you're comfortable working in a terminal, you should download the keybase app. You can do so much with it: sign, verify, encrypt, generate messages, sign code, move keys around, etc., all using GPG for the crypto.

Trust, following, signature chains, & our public keys

Every account on Keybase has a public history. "Sigchains" let Keybase clients reconstruct the present without trusting Keybase's servers. And when you "follow" someone on Keybase, you sign a snapshot of your view of the claims in their sigchain.


Information about Keybase's encrypted chat product.

The Keybase filesystem

Our cloud-backed file system is live for all.


Documents describing Keybase's use of cryptography.

Proof Integration Guide

Keybase's protocol for external services wishing to be added as proof integrators.


Design, implementation and specification of Teams.

Lockdown Mode

A description of Lockdown Mode, recommended for users who want extra protection for their Keybase account.

Stellar wallet

A description of Keybase's Stellar wallet implementation.

Linux User Guide

Linux-specific information about installing, using, and customizing Keybase.


Description of the design, implementation, and use of Keybase Git.

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