beginner to gnupg
sean at rima.ws
Mon Oct 29 23:51:22 CET 2007
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> I am very new to PGP. I understand the concept of a public key and a private
> I worked with a client who sent me their public key which was a nice text
> file. Im trying to export my public key to a text file but everytime I run
> it I get a bunch of jumble garbage.
> C:\GNU\GnuPG>gpg --export "key name" > C:\GNU\GnuPG\public.key
> I tried to pass the -a parameter with a username but that didnt work either.
> I guess im also not sure what user name should go there?
> Can you have more than one key with the same name and a different user name?
> In my pubring and secring there are keys. I want to be able to extact them
> so I can send someone my public key.
I use gpg --export --armour KEY-NAME > my-pub-key.asc
You can have different keys with the same name but different email addresses
Hope this help
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