does gpg & gpg2 use same gpg.conf file in home directory & what are the best practices to create gpg2 signature ?

war.dhan wardhan.v.1.0 at
Fri May 23 13:40:06 CEST 2014

On Friday 23 May 2014 04:36 PM, tux.tsndcb at wrote:
> Hello war,
> Yes gpg and gpg2 use the same gpg.conf file, the .gnupg directory will be created on your fist usage  gpg or gpg2.
> On debian, the first time you use it a generic gpg.conf file is also generated.
> Do you use a smartcard ? or do you want to use one ?

hi tux,

right now i am concerned about creating a proper key with best settings
or any inherent flaws.
i don't use a smartcard. but i will decide about after sometime.
i have bookmarked the url & will look into on saturday or sunday.

thank you.
> You can first look at this link :, seems a pretty good fist guide.
> Best Regards

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