How to change the e-mail adress for existing keyrings

Newton Hammet
Thu Oct 24 07:18:02 2002

damien wrote:
> Hi,
> I have different keyrings (sec/pub) where the e-mailadresses change.
> How can I manage to change the e-mail adress which belongs to a special key
> ring???
> Or have I to delete all those keypairs and create new ones???

No you don't ... you use the adduid and deluid of the edit-key feature.

gpg --edit-key <yourkeyid>

Command> adduid
follow the prompts...

Then to delete the first uid with the bad email address:
Command> uid 1	
Command> deluid

follow the prompts.

and voila, you are done!

Regards, Newton
> Thx
> alexander
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