Examine a key file

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Mon Nov 15 22:42:20 CET 2010

On Nov 15, 2010, at 3:19 PM, Scott Lambdin wrote:

> Greetings:
>      If I have a base 64 exported PGP key, how can I extract the descriptive data about the key without importing it?
>      I just want to see this stuff:
> pub   1024D/B00BFACE 2010-10-11
> uid                  SOMEPLACE <Snick at thyservice.com>
> sub   1024g/68EEEE20 2010-10-11

Just run gpg on the file (i.e. "gpg my-base-64-exported-key.asc").  No special arguments needed.


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