Strange problem and key preferences
johanw at vulcan.xs4all.nl
Sun Sep 25 00:52:41 CEST 2005
>gpg -d file.ext.asc
>I receive long output of hard readable characters and PC Speaker loud
You forgot to use -a for ASCII mode. As a Unix-like program, gpg does
nothing with extensions so calling an output filename something.asc
won't automagically trigger ASCII mode.
>Also I didn't understand how to set up preferences for a key: allowed
>and preferred ciphers, digest algorithms and compress methods. It is
>possible to set up them using PGP Desktop 9.
I've not looked at pgp since v5, so I don't know.
ir. J.C.A. Wevers // Physics and science fiction site:
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PGP/GPG public keys at http://www.xs4all.nl/~johanw/pgpkeys.html
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