How to check fingerprint without importing?

Werner Koch wk at
Wed Jul 13 13:32:08 CEST 2005

On Tue, 05 Jul 2005 17:40:54 -0700, Penelope Fudd said:

>   On this system, there are about three dozen GPG key files that can be
> loaded into my rpm database, and I'm pretty sure that one of them is the
> right one, but I don't want to load them all.

Import them all.  It doesn't matter becuase the trust validatiobn
won't allow you to use a key which isn't trustworthy enough.

>   How do I print out details of GPG key files (fingerprints, owner, etc)
> without importing them?

gpg --with-fingerprint foo.asc



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