Error with encrypting: unusable public key

Olaf Gellert olaf.gellert at
Fri Mar 2 10:43:28 CET 2007

Timo Schulz wrote:

> pub  2048R/CC21E10F  created: 2006-11-21  expires: never       usage: SC
> This is the information given in --edit-key. And the usage
> is the solution for your problem.
> It has *no* capability to encrypt data.

Thanx, I missed that. So this is one of the "sign only"
keys and to enable encryption, one would add an encryption
only subkey?



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