Importing my keys fails
msemtd at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Nov 29 15:35:46 CET 2006
I have a pair of existing keys that I've used for ssh over the past few years
and I'd like to use them with gnupg and gpg-enabled mailers etc. but they
won't import for some reason: -
michael at fs1:~/.ssh$ gpg --import id_dsa
gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found.
gpg: Total number processed: 0
My private key looks like this...
-----BEGIN DSA PRIVATE KEY-----
-----END DSA PRIVATE KEY-----
...and my public key is a single line beginning "ssh-dss ". Neither of them
will import so I'm assuming they're either incompatible with my openpgp or I
need to cast some magic to get them to work. Here's my version...
michael at fs1:~/.ssh$ gpg --version
gpg (GnuPG) 1.4.3
Copyright (C) 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it
under certain conditions. See the file COPYING for details.
Pubkey: RSA, RSA-E, RSA-S, ELG-E, DSA
Cypher: 3DES, CAST5, BLOWFISH, AES, AES192, AES256, TWOFISH
Hash: MD5, SHA1, RIPEMD160, SHA256, SHA384, SHA512
Compression: Uncompressed, ZIP, ZLIB, BZIP2
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