Forgot my passphrase.
Mon May 26 03:40:02 2003
Daniel Carrera wrote:
> I forgot my passphrase. I was experimenting with diceware, I made a
> new passphrase but now I can't retype it. I don't understand, I even
> wrote it down! It's no use, I've tried every possible error I could
> have made when typing it.
When I had Red Hat Linux 5.0, I had that problem just logging onto the
machine until I discovered that it interpreted the numbers across the
top of the keyboard as different from the numbers on the number pad. I
have not seen that since the login-password part of that version of
Linux, but perhaps something like that was happening to you???
> Well, at least I have a revocation certificate, and I wasn't
> dependent on this key yet.
> I just wanted to double check that I have revoked my key correctly.
> I've sent the revoked key to 4 HPK servers and one LDAP:
> ~ $ gpg --import 29381B7E_revoke.asc gpg: key 29381B7E: "Daniel
> Carrera <email@example.com>" revocation certificate imported gpg:
> Total number processed: 1 gpg: new key revocations: 1 ~ $ gpg
> --keyserver search.keyserver.net --send-keys 0x29381B7E gpg: success
> sending to `search.keyserver.net' (status=200) ~ $ gpg --keyserver
> keyserver.kjsl.com --send-keys 0x29381B7E gpg: success sending to
> `keyserver.kjsl.com' (status=200) ~ $ gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu
> --send-keys 0x29381B7E gpg: success sending to `pgp.mit.edu'
> (status=200) ~ $ gpg --keyserver wwwkeys.pgp.net --send-keys
> 0x29381B7E gpg: success sending to `wwwkeys.pgp.net' (status=200) ~ $
> gpg --keyserver ldap://keyserver.pgp.com --send-keys 0x29381B7E ~ $
> Have I done everything correctly?
> Thanks. I'll make a new key-pair and I'll be VERY CAREFUL with the
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