Renewing expired keys

Francesco Ariis fa-ml at
Sun Jan 15 22:09:23 CET 2017

On Sun, Jan 15, 2017 at 02:36:08PM -0500, Rick Nakroshis wrote:
> Been a while since I used my GPG installation, and my keys have expired.
> Looking at the docs, I see how to set up an initial set of keys, but how
> about a follow-on set?  Do I generate a new set with same email address,
> and sign them with my expired key to show they come from the same person?
> Not quite sure   Suggestions/advice, please?

Hello Rick,

    gpg --edit-key <your-key>

and then type `help`. You probably are looking for:

    expire      change the expiration date for the key or selected subkeys

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