Detection of sign-only vs. sign-and-encrypt keys

Marcus Frings iam-est-hora-surgere at
Wed Jun 23 00:02:37 CEST 2004

* David Shaw <dshaw at> wrote:

> gpg --with-colons --list-keys (thekey)
> Look in the 11th field.  Capital S means the key can sign.  Capital E
> means the key can encrypt.  Capital C means the key can certify
> (i.e. sign other keys).

Excellent! This is what I was looking for. Thanks, David!

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