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Old 02-15-2004, 09:05 PM   #1
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how do you use GnuPG

hello everybody

kind a lost in how to use GnuPG

successfully installed gnupg but not sure how to use it. the documentations are confusing as well...
downloaded a file that requires me to use gnupg.
so.. i downloaded the file and the key but lost in how to use it.

downloaded the file from and the key...
downloaded cyrus sasl and my key

can anyone help me wiht this...
Old 02-15-2004, 10:55 PM   #2
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gpg --decrypt-files [files] will decrypt a list of files providing there are key matches in your key ring.

You have to sign the key to get it in your key ring. You need to be careful though, you shouldn't sign keys without being able to verify that they are good keys, otherwise you defeat the whole purpose.
Old 02-18-2004, 05:22 PM   #3
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I have a problem with gpg keys too, I had reinstalled my rh8 distro, and now I have 2 keys on my system... I was trying to upgrade using 'grab' and I got this message:
"Duplicate packages currently installed: 'gpg-publickey'!"
I would like to resolve this issue so I can resume updating my system. thanks....


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