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Re: [suse-security] GnuPG from Windows to Linux
From: David Huecking (d.hueckinggmx.net)
Date: Thu Jun 19 2003 - 06:44:37 CDT
depending on the Version (idependent of the OS) of GnuPG you need to do some
From gpg 1.0.7 on keyrings from 1.0.6 and lower need a:
gpg --edit-key <own key> and setting it to maximum trust-level.
will use the performance boost from the new db-format.
But if you are using the same versions >=1.0.7 with window$ and linux you may
also copy the keyring-files from window$ to linux.
In general you can import keys with "gpg --import <file>" where in the file
there is the ASCII-armored key.
Assuming you are native German speaking you could/ should read:
If you prefer some other language or other format of this book:
The GNU Privacy Handbook:
On Donnerstag, 19. Juni 2003 10:44, Christof Schmitt wrote:
> first i tried Windows Version of GnuPG (WinPT) and transfered the public
> key to the keyserver and it worked. Then i installed gpa and gpg to my SuSE
> Linux 8.0. After that I wanted to import the secret key from the cd, where
> i secured the keys (windows-Version), to the Linux-System, but it does not
> work. The only thing, i can do, is to create a new key (the same name and
> passphrase and key-length, but another day) with a public and a secret
> part, but i fear, that the Linux-Version and the Windows-Version of the
> keys are different now. What did i wrong? Or am i wrong? Is there a
> possibility to transfer the keys from Windows to Linux?
Eat, sleep and go running,
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