New to OpenPGP getting frustrated.

John Clizbe John at
Sun Jun 29 00:13:25 CEST 2014

Aaron Chelf wrote:
> Okay so I'm using Open PGP software in conjunction with Thunderbird in
> Linux.  I've figured out about everything except the only way I can add
> public keys to my key ring so far is to save them as an attachment from
> an e-mail sent to me.
> How can I just copy a public key to my clipboard and add it to my key-ring?

Right-click attached key. Select import from the context menu.

Clicking 'Decrypt' on a message with an inline key will import the key

John P. Clizbe                      Inet: John (a) Gingerbear DAWT net
SKS/Enigmail/PGP-EKP                  or: John ( @ ) Enigmail DAWT net
FSF Assoc #995 / FSFE Fellow #1797  hkp://  or
     mailto:pgp-public-keys at

Q:"Just how do the residents of Haiku, Hawai'i hold conversations?"
A:"An odd melody / island voices on the winds / surplus of vowels"

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