Public Keys, key-IDs and User-IDs -- more info

Anthony David
Fri, 11 Aug 2000 09:13:51 +1000 (EST)

Felix Karpfen <> writes:

> On Thu, 10 Aug 2000, you wrote:
> > At the present moment (on my box), the `--clearsign' command works
> > perfectly, the `--send-keys' command works when used in conjunction
> > with my key-ID, but does not recognise my User-ID and the `--recv-keys'
> > and `--import' commands do not work at all (they complain that there
> > is no User-ID associated with the algorithm).
> >
> Further tests have revealed that the problem is neither with my box nor
> with the gpg program but with the format in which the Public key is
> listed on the keyserver (
> The public key in question is D3498839. While a search query
> readily lists the key, the download fails.
> I would still welcome comments and advice.
> Felix Karpfen
Are you sure that is your keyid???? gpg --recv-keys D3498839 gpg: Warning: using insecure memory! gpg: requesting key D3498839 from ... gpg: key D3498839: public key imported gpg: Total number processed: 1 gpg: imported: 1 (RSA: 1) gpg --edit-key D3498839 gpg (GnuPG) 1.0.2; Copyright (C) 2000 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions. See the file COPYING for details. gpg: Warning: using insecure memory! pub 1024R/D3498839 created: 1997-03-15 expires: never trust: -/q (1) Jan "Yenya" Kasprzak <> -- ========================================================= Gambling: A discretionary tax on | Anthony David those who were asleep during high | Systems Administrator school mathematics classes | -- Archive is at - Unsubscribe by sending mail with a subject of "unsubscribe" to