Strange behaviour of gpg when importing key from keyserver

Paul Richard Ramer free10pro at
Thu Aug 26 07:10:55 CEST 2010

On Wed, 25 Aug 2010 17:55:17 -0400, Faramir wrote:
>       Now, the problem: I search keys by an email address, and gpg shows
> me the different matches found, and ask me to enter the number of the
> match I want to import, or O for other, or F to finish. But if I enter O
> or F, it just repeats the question, it doesn't finish the process. I
> tried different characters based on English words I thought may have
> been used in English version of GPG, and found 'Q' (for Quit) is the
> right answer to finish the process and exit, but I don't know the
> equivalent for 'other', nor what is it supposed to do.


> P.S: this is the question:
> Keys 1-3 of 3 for "theAddressIused".  Introduzca número(s), O)tro, o F)in >

The equivalent for "O" is "N", because the English word here would be
"Next".  For example:

Keys 1-6 of 12 for "Faramir".  Enter number(s), N)ext, or Q)uit >


PGP Key ID: 0x3DB6D884
PGP Fingerprint: EBA7 88B3 6D98 2D4A E045  A9F7 C7C6 6ADF 3DB6 D884

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