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GPG Tutorial

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GPG Tutorial

 

  • Using GnuPG with Sylpheed (Email Client) here
  • Can you extend the expiration date of an already expired GPG key? here
  • Making, Verifying, Clearsigned, Signatures here
  • Using Trust & Verifying here
  • Checking Fingerprints here
  • Exporting all your Public Keys here
  • Recommended word wrap settings for Gmail & GPG here
  • Adding additional comments to your signature here
  • Solving Error "invalid auto-key-locate list" here
  • Solving another error "gpg: invalid armor header:" here
  • Comments added like the following: --comment "Public Key at - http://bit.ly/hRfb9z" --comment "Homepage - http://bit.ly/erbpJY"
  • Error regarding key being newer than signature here
  • How to use a revocation certificate here
  • Generating a revocation certificate with gpg here 

 

Example: Display GPG usage commands

 

gpg --help

 

 

Example: Digitally signing and Verifying a key

 

gpg --sign-key KEY
gpg --check-sigs KEY

 

 

Example: Verifying a file by its accompanying digital signature file

 

gpg --verify FILE.sig FILE

 

 

Example: Adding a public key from a server

 

gpg --keyserver KEYSERVER --recv-key KEY

 

 

Example: Importing a Public key from a file

 

gpg --import FILE.asc

 

 

Example: Trusting a key

 

gpg --edit-key EMAIL
trust
4
quit
gpg --keyserver KEYSERVER --refresh-keys
gpg --list-keys

 

 

Example: Signing a file with a separate binary signature file

 

gpg -b FILE

 

Example: Verifying a file by its accompanying ASC file

 

gpg --verify FILE.asc FILE
 

 

Example: List private key(s)

 

gpg --list-secret-keys
 

 

Example: Clearsign a TXT document

 

gpg --clearsign DOCUMENT.txt

 

 

Example: Displaying a keys fingerprint

 

gpg --fingerprint KEY

 

Example: Importing Private key(s) from an ASC file

 

gpg --allow-secret-key-import --import FILE.asc

 

 

Example: Importing public key(s) from an ASC file

 

gpg --import FILE.asc

 

Example: Exporting your public key(s)

 

gpg --export --armor --output FILE.asc

 

 

Example: Reload the agent

 

gpg-connect-agent reloadagent /bye
 

 

Example: Deleting your Private and Public Keys from your Keyring

 

gpg --delete-secret-key KEY
gpg --delete-key KEY

 

 

Comments (2)

matthew said

at 11:37 pm on May 26, 2018

Updated a link

matthew said

at 5:28 am on Jun 12, 2018

Added a new option

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