Retrieving public key from smartcard

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Mar 30 12:39:51 CEST 2006

On Thu, 30 Mar 2006 01:18:40 +0200 (MEST), saschainlondon  said:

> How is it possible to retrieve the public key
> from the card and set up GnuPG to work with
> this card that is already set up (I do not
> want to create a new key pair!)

The public key is not on the card due to space issue.  You should get
it from a keyserver or another location.  The URL data object on the
card is very handy for that.  Enter the URL used to get your public
key and then run gpg --card-edit and enter the command "fetch".



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