ELG-E key requires IDEA cipher?
Sun Jul 20 18:13:03 2003
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Mark B. Elrod wrote :
| I have an ELG-E key which refuses to work completely with gpg. I can
| encrypt to it but when I try to unencrypt the data I get the following:
| gpg: Warning: using insecure memory!
| gpg: please see http://www.gnupg.org/faq.html for more information
| gpg: protection algorithm 1 (IDEA) is not supported
I'm not sure on this but it suggests to me that your secret key is
encrypted with IDEA.
| gpg: please see http://www.gnupg.org/why-not-idea.html for more
This link includes a download link to an IDEA DLL for Windows. You
should put this in the "Lib" folder of your Gnupg directory, then
include in your gpg configuration file the line:
After that you can change your password on the key (to the same one, if
you like) and that will change the protect cipher on your secret key.
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~ Denis McCauley
~ GPG/PGP keys at http://www.djmccauley.tk
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