dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Thu Oct 22 16:52:37 CEST 2009
On Oct 18, 2009, at 2:37 PM, Alejandro Erickson wrote:
> I'm a little confused about the verification/installation process.
> I have gpg 1.4.7 which came with Mac OS X - assume I trust it. I
> want to verify and install gpg 2. I download gnupg-2.0.13.tar.bz2
> and gnupg-2.0.13.tar.bz2.sig and run
GPG (any version) does not come with OSX. If it is present there,
someone other than Apple installed it.
> $ gpg --verify gnupg-2.0.13.tar.bz2.sig
> but it tells me public key not found. I checked on the gnupg
> website and found the username associated with 1CE0C630 (the public
> key for the signature on gpg 2). I can get gpg to list this public
> key with
> $ gpg --search-keys dd9jn at gnu.org
> but I can't seem to find a command to import it or to search the
> keyserver when verifying. I can find the key online and copy/paste
> into a file and import the key to gpg but I imagine this is automated.
If you see results when you do a --search-keys, just enter the number
in parentheses, next to the key. GPG will use the same keyserver to
retrieve and import the key.
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