gpg --recv-key option

Marius Strom
Fri, 24 Mar 2000 12:23:10 -0600 (CST)

Put into your webbrowser, and from there you can search
by email to recieve Hex ID's.

Marius Strom <>
Professional Geek/Unix System Administrator
Alpha1 Internet <> 0x42C74CBA

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice...
...In practice, there is a big difference.

On Fri, 24 Mar 2000, Jason Helfman wrote:

> I have been speaking back and forth with some users of gpg and am
> having some problems seeing any posts for my reqests to the group....
> Make a long story short...
> Why is it that if I do something of this nature:
> gpg --keyserver --recv-key
> I will not receive anything. I am told through communications with
> yourself that you can only get the id of the key. How can someone have
> any idea how to retrieve a given persons key off a server if they have
> to know the id?
> If this is true, what is the logic behind the structure of this? If I
> am wrong, what am I doing incorrectly.
> I am running Redhat Linux 6.1, Kernel 2.2.13
> gnupg-rsaref-1.0-2
> gnupg-1.0.0-1
> ---
> /helfman
> "At any given moment, you may find the ticket to the circus that has
> always been in your possession."
> Fingerprint: 2F76 2856 776A 3E07 9F3E 452A 17D9 9B28 D75E 0A36
> GnuPG Get Private!