cannot verify .sig

john doe johndoe65534 at
Sun Nov 8 16:38:24 CET 2020

On 11/7/2020 6:55 PM, pavel hora via Gnupg-users wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to use GPG to verify installation files (True Crypt this time to be
> specific) that come with a signature .sig and PGP public key .asc.

You should use veracrypt instead.

> I have installed GPG 4 Win 3.1.13.
> I have imported the public key. I have tried to verify the .exe with .sig, but
> Kleopatra tells me the public key is not certified, so I try to certify it
> myself, but I need my own key pair for that. So I try to build it, only it ends
> with error, because "No agent running".
> Now I assume that these issues happen because I prevent Kleopatra or GPG from
> accessing the net, but then again, why should it do so for the tasks specified
> above? I have used PGP in the past, long time ago, and it was always offline.
> So my question is - can I still use GPG to check the signature of the file, pls?
> And perhaps, why does GPG so desire the net access for my tasks?

Does it work if you do:

$ gpg --verify <*.sig>

John Doe

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