How to check an exported key's fingerprint
wk at gnupg.org
Fri Apr 6 17:12:27 CEST 2012
On Fri, 6 Apr 2012 15:13, MichaelQuigley at TheWay.Org said:
> Using GnuPG 1.4.11 is there a way to check the fingerprint of a public key
> before importing it to the keyring? The key was exported using the
There is no such option. However, you may use
gpg --with-fingerprint FILE
to show the content of a file. If you use
gpg --with-fingerprint --with-colons FILE
you get the output in a machine readable format.
> (So I won't need to ask again.) The documentation I've located is either
> for GnuPG 2 or rather sketchy.
But anyway, the gpg and gpg2 are almost identical from the user
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