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Old 09-19-2003, 12:29 PM   #1
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general question: public key and fingerprint


After installing and booting linux (Slackware 9) I noticed that I was given a public key and a fingerprint.

I just want to understand what this is? A brief definition would be helpful as well as references or links to places where I can find more info on this .

Appriciate any help, thanks
-C
 
Old 09-19-2003, 12:39 PM   #2
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