Command Line Use of GPG

Laurent Jumet laurent.jumet at
Fri Feb 20 15:59:50 CET 2009

Hello Kara !

Kara <karadenizi at> wrote:

> *Using*:  Using Windows XP with SP3, Thunderbird,
>           GPG 1.49, and Enigmail 0.95.7.  No problems.

> *Question*:  How -- independent of Enigmail or any other GUI -- can I
>              use GPG via the command line procedure (e.g., to sign
>              someone's key with a "trust" signature)?

> For some reason the following approach won't let me access GPG:

>     1.  "Start | Run" gpg --edit-key deadbeef.

>     2.  C:\Documents and Settings\Kara> gpg --edit-key deadbeef

>     3.  C:\> gpg --edit-key deadbeef

> In each of the above attempts, the resulting error message is:
> 'gpg' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable
> program or batch file."

    Seems that the \GnuPG directory is not in the path.
    Add it, or use a batch to first jump to it.

Laurent Jumet
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