cant encrypt to Werner Koch's public key!

Florian Weimer
Thu Feb 8 19:41:04 2001

"Giorgos Pallas" <> writes:

> I have downloaded Werner Kochs public key
> (, i have imported it successfully. I
> want to send an encrypted file to him (foo.txt).
> I give :
> gpg -r -e foo.txt
> and i get :
> gpg: No key for user ID
> gpg: skipped: public key not found
> gpg: encryption failed: public key not found
Werner's key is a sign-only key (because it uses the DSA algorithm).