recover private key
faramir.cl at gmail.com
Fri Jan 9 18:31:59 CET 2009
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> Does'nt look good ! i dont have secring.gpg but i doo have one called
While I can't be sure about that, it looks VERY good...
> does that help me?
*I think* there is a good chance it is what you need. GnuPG uses the
files secring.gpg and pubring.gpg to store the private and public keys.
But the .ASC file extension is used to store files as "armored ascii"
format, which can be opened as a text file, printed, etc. But the
content of an .ASC file is still the same content it would have if it
was stored as .GPG (I mean, the format doesn't remove the info).
Maybe you exported your whole private keyring as an ascii armored
file, and if that is what you did, you just need to import it back.
Please note I don't know how to export the multiple private keys into a
single .asc file, but if you just had 1 private key, probably it is
backed up inside that file.
I think the command you need is:
gpg --import secring.asc
Let us know if you can recover your key.
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