certified with a trusted signature

Johan Almqvist johan-gnupg at almqvist.net
Sun Jan 11 16:16:34 CET 2004

* "Richard J. Cattien" <rc.foreign at gmx.net> [040111 15:02]:
> i use gnupg with mutt. Mutt automatically downloads pubkeys from a
> keyserver to verify a signature if the pubkey isn't yet in my keyring.

> But everytime a sig is checked i get following output:
> gpg: WARNING: This key is not certified with a trusted signature!               
> gpg:          There is no indication that the signature belongs to the \
> owner.

> what does that mean? Many of the keys of which this happens are signed
> by many people.

Read up on what the PGP Web of Trust is:


Johan Almqvist
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