Paper backup of all keys
mycraigsl at ymail.com
Sat Feb 4 05:02:00 CET 2017
I gave paperkey a try the other day and quickly learned, because I'm no techy (and no desire to be one), it was too difficult to figure out.
Maybe I'll give it another try?
On Fri, 2/3/17, Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at fifthhorseman.net> wrote:
Subject: Re: Paper backup of all keys
To: "MyCraigs List" <mycraigsl at ymail.com>, gnupg-users at gnupg.org
Date: Friday, February 3, 2017, 10:21 PM
On Fri 2017-02-03 18:28:03 -0500,
MyCraigs List wrote:
> Also, let's say the key associated with the email
address (not a paper
> backup) gets corrupted or I delete it or render the key
> the paper backup of the key be used to type the key
Sure, but it would likely be a pain to type the whole thing
You might be interested in the "paperkey" tool, written by
which does a good job at minimizing the typing you'll need
(assuming that all of the public parts of the certificate
itself can be
recovered from the keyservers or your correspondents).
If you use debian or a debian derivative, just use "apt
paperkey", but otherwise there's:
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