Changes made to keys in Thunderbird are not transferred to GPA

Marco Ricci m at
Tue Mar 9 12:29:53 CET 2021

Hi Serando.

Thus spoke Serando:
> But my change in thunderbird seems not to have any influence to GPA.
> Why?  Do I have now two versions of keys on different places?
> A GPA-version and a thunderbird version?

Yes, you do. And annoyingly, it's up to you to keep both sets of keys in
sync. See [1].

You can ease some of this synchronization burden by using Thunderbird's
"external GnuPG" setting; see [2]. But certain parts are still handled
by Thunderbird in either case; see [3].



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