FAQ addition

David Scribner dscribner@yahoo.com
Mon Feb 10 02:15:02 2003

--- Oliver White <oliver.white@blibbleblobble.co.uk> wrote:
> Hiya. Does the FAQ maintainer read this list?

Why yes, of course I do! :-)

> If so, I just wondered if it might be useful to add a bit
> about trusting imported keys:
> Q:
> I've imported my Windows' PGP keys, but Kmail refuses to
> use any of the keys, because they don't seem to be trusted.
> A: 
> gpg --list-secret-keys (to get the number of your private key)
> gpg --edit-key [keynumber]
>   > help
>   > trust (5 is "ultimately trusted" for your own secret key)
>   > quit

I'll definately look into adding something along those lines, as
I'm all for helping out anyone coming over from Windows to Linux
in any way I can!

Thanks for the input, Oliver, as the GnuPG FAQ wouldn't be what
it is today without all the great suggestions and ideas offered
by the members of the GnuPG lists.

Take care, and have a GREAT day!

David D. Scribner
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