gnupg2.x // adding subkeys - possible only from commandline ?

vedaal at vedaal at
Wed Sep 21 16:57:45 CEST 2011

Have been playing with gpg4win, and installed everything according 
to the defaults.

Cannot get Kleopatra or GPA to add a subkey, 
but can easily do it from the commandline. 


C:\PROGRA~1\GNU\GNUPG>gpg --edit-key aaaa1
gpg (GnuPG) 2.0.17; Copyright (C) 2011 Free Software Foundation, 
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

Secret key is available.

pub  2048R/F9015496  created: 2005-12-01  expires: never       
usage: SC
                     trust: ultimate      validity: ultimate
[ultimate] (1). aaaa1 <aaaa1 at key.test>

gpg> addkey
Key is protected.

You need a passphrase to unlock the secret key for
user: "aaaa1 <aaaa1 at key.test>"
2048-bit RSA key, ID F9015496, created 2005-12-01

Please select what kind of key you want:
   (3) DSA (sign only)
   (4) RSA (sign only)
   (5) Elgamal (encrypt only)
   (6) RSA (encrypt only)
   (7) DSA (set your own capabilities)
   (8) RSA (set your own capabilities)
Your selection? 


Is there a way to do this from any of the gpg4win front ends?



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