Problem removing a public key whose private key is gone
linux at codehelp.co.uk
Mon Mar 13 11:11:08 CET 2006
On Wednesday 08 March 2006 6:06 pm, Jeremiah Foster wrote:
> > If even the long key IDs would be equal - that should be even posted to
> > the list because it is an rarety - you'd have to use the fingerprint of
> > the key as name (if even those would be equal,.. this would be nearly a
> > sensation ;) ).
> > So take the key ID of you old unwanted key (something like 0x23459837)
> > and make gpg --delete-key <key-id>.
> Excellent, I will try that, thanks Chris.
Sadly, that doesn't help the rest of us as the key is already on keyservers.
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