Dumb Question

Rodney D. Myers rdmyers@netzon.net
Thu Aug 8 04:59:01 2002

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On 05-Aug-2002 Daniel Carrera wrote:

Is wwwkeys.pgp.net the best keyserver?

I know, best, is very subjective.

>> Ok to you users of GPG this is surely a dumb question,
> No such thing as a dumb question. :-)
>> Ive just pulled the current GNUPG sources and the *.sig file.
>> Lets assume I have a running gpg, so HOW do I go about checking the
>> sig?
>> I tried
>>       gpg gnupg-1.0.7.tar.gz.sig
>> and I get
>>       gpg: Signature made Mon Apr 29 10:49:01 2002 MDT using DSA key
> ID 57548DCD
>>       gpg: Can't check signature: public key not found
>> So how do I get the key and insert it on my keyring?
> The simplest thing is to edit '~/.gnupg/options'.  Near the end there
> is an option to set a keyserver.  Uncoment it and choose a key
> server. 
> My file says:
> keyserver wwwkeys.pgp.net
> When you need a public key that you don't have, gpg will try to fetch
> it from wwwkeys.pgp.net.

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