Howto import more than one key from a keyserver at a time

Sidney Kenson dragonseattle at
Tue Feb 10 19:06:12 CET 2009

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John Clizbe wrote:

> OK, You look to be on Windows. You'll need some sort of POSIX environment on
> Windows to pull this off, eg Cygwin, SFU, MSYS, UWin,...

Or I just export my keyrings from my WinPT and import it in my gpg under
Ubuntu and it'll work.

> gpg --check-sigs| grep "User ID not found"|cut -b 14-21| sort -u| xargs gpg
> --recv-keys

This will check all sigs of all keys in my ring, doesn't it?

> To do a single or several keys, list the key IDs as part of the first gpg command:
>       gpg --check-sigs 0xdeadbeef 0xdecafbad

The keys would be the last thing befor the |?

> It won't check the keys that it needs to fetch, you'll need to run the commands
> again. Note, this can get you a LOT of keys that you may have little interest in.

Somehow this is what i wanted...

Sidney Kenson
Version: GnuPG v1.2.1 (MingW32)
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