fingerprint associated public key does not match displayed public key
kloecker at kde.org
Thu Dec 16 14:33:00 CET 2021
On Donnerstag, 16. Dezember 2021 12:52:28 CET S.B. via Gnupg-users wrote:
> Here is my situation: I have imported a public key using
> gpg --keyserver hkps://keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys fingerprint*
> *provided by the intended recipient on their profile page
> The person also displayed the pgp public key block text (in armor) but
> not as an asc file. I first tried importing the block directly into
> gpg but couldn't figure it out.
> when comparing the imported key (again, obtained via the keyserver
> using the fingerprint) to the displayed public key block, they do not
How do you do this, i.e. what commands are you using?
> Reasons for this (I think) are:
> 1. either the fingerprint or the key has been changed but not updated
> on the profile page
The fingerprint of an OpenPGP key never changes (except if its creation time
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