Newbie Question

Thomas Bulka ml at
Wed Mar 31 17:37:00 CEST 2004

Am Mittwoch, 31. März 2004 16:07 schrieb Dennis Lambe Jr.:
> On Wed, 2004-03-31 at 07:14, Thomas Bulka wrote:
> > Hi,
> > as a GnuPG-Newbie I want to ask a very basic general
> > understanding question.
> > If I generate a key, is it supposed to work only
> > with the email-Address I entered during the generation
> > process?
> > I mean, can I sign mails sent from another adress with this
> > key or am I supposed to create another key for every address I
> > use?
> You could sign mail from other addresses, but it wouldn't be
> quite right.  You don't have to generate a completely new key for
> each email address, though.  You can add additional "User IDs" to
> your key, as you can see I've done with mine.  Just run gpg
> --edit-key your_key_id and then at the key editing prompt, enter
> "adduid" and follow the prompts.
> --D

Ah, that works just fine for me.
Thank you very much for your help !


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