Thu Jun 21 08:53:01 2001
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On 19.06.2001, MaD dUCK (email@example.com) wrote:
> hi GPGers,
> i have a key, which GPG reports as follows:
> pub 1024D/A8FA196E created: 2001-05-07 expires: 2002-06-17 trust: f/u
> sub 2048g/E93FAECE created: 2001-05-07 expires: 2002-06-17
> (1) Martin F. Krafft <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> (2). MaD dUCK <email@example.com>
> (3) [revoked] Martin F. Krafft (MaD dUCK) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> however, whenever i sign someone else's key, my name appears as "MaD
> dUCK" -- i guess that's why there is a '.' after the (2) in the
> listing above.
> is there any way to change that so that (1) is the main name of the
> key, and (2) only an alternate user ID?
Indeed there is a short way to do it.
1. Create the UID you want as your primary UID, even it exists
2. Save everything
3. Delete the old self-signature
4. Save everything
Now the UID you created (superscribed) will be the primary UID.
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