The GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG) is a free replacement for PGP.

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Is .gnupg vital when upgrading 12.04 to 14.04.1

My "/home/owlsglobal/.gnupg" as not been getting 'backed up' for several months. (No idea why it stopped working.) Might an upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04.1 solve this problem, or should I solve this ...
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GnuPG installed from source causing issue with Seahorse and GPA

I have installed GnuPG version 1.4.18 by building from source, so it got installed to /usr/local/bin. That causes issues with Seahorse as well as GPA because they keep looking for the application in ...
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Don't remember PGP passphrase until end of session [duplicate]

To use my PGP key I always have to enter my passphrase. But as it happens, I have to unlock the key only once for every session. The desired behaviour would be, that I have to unlock the key each time ...
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How do I sign Ubuntu Code of Conduct with specific OpenPGP key?

I have four OpenPGP keys, I need to sign the Ubuntu Code of Conduct with a specific OpenPGP key. How do I make one of the OpenPGP key is default so I can sign the code with that key?
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How to transfer the apt keyring to another computer

I'm currently moving my installation of Ubuntu from one laptop to another. Both laptops run Ubuntu 14.04. I moved my /etc/apt/sources.list, the contents of my home directory, and installed all ...
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How to BuildMyOwnKernel, bumping +1 for revision number version?

I'm facing a hard time with Linux 3.13 from Trusty but, it is another topic (http://www.mail-archive.com/ubuntu-server@lists.ubuntu.com/msg06775.html), so, I decided to backport the Linux 3.16 from ...
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Does Enigmail defaultly check keyservers upon receiving signed emails?

How does Enigmail acquire the public key for someone who sends you an encrypted email? Do you have to import it yourself or does it get the key from a keyserver?
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Why does .gnupg belong to root?

What is the purpose for the .gnupg directory belonging to root. My system will not allow me to write to the directory b/c of it. Are there any security concerns with changing this?
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I am unable to generate a gpg key through the keyring program

Whenever I try to generate a gpg key through the system's GPG program, it asks for my name, email, and password then everything except for the GPG program's main window disappears. Upon using gpg ...
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How to update PGP key on key servers

Email I used in my PGP key has changed. What should I do to update the key with my new email. (apart from uploading second key).
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How do I remove GPG private keys from memory? [closed]

When I do the following: gpg --decrypt somefile.pgp I see a graphical dialog come up asking me for the passphrase for my private GPG key. After that, subsequent runs don't require a passphrase, as ...
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PGP Key Version, does it matter?

After reading about Google's attempt for end-to-end encryption with PGP keys, I noticed in their FAQ a section about exporting a key generated by their extension for use elsewhere. They say it's ...
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Mutt - Allow encrypt to key selection and disable sent folder encryption

I've got Mutt setup to use GPG and my default keys. Seems to be working. I used the information found here: http://dev.mutt.org/trac/wiki/MuttGuide/UseGPG And the default gpg.rc file for this. In my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 GPG error: http://archive.ubuntu.com precise Release: The following signatures were invalid: NODATA 1 NODATA 2

I know this is asked often but nothing seems to work for me. Every time I try to update I get the following: sudo apt-get update Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com precise Release.gpg Get:2 ...
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Boost and IXCoin and PPAs … messy problem [duplicate]

GPG error: download.opensuse.org Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 29D8C8DAC4447CF3 W: Failed to fetch ...
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Clearsigned file isn't valid, from 01.org package?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I have an HD 4600 integrated graphics chip. lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor Integrated ...
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Generate Detatched PGP/Signature File

I am creating a few metalinks for an installer similar to wubi. It requires me to create a MD5SUMS-metalink file which I have done but the program will not continue because it requires a ...
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Couldn't generate PGP key, general error

Now I'm using Ubuntu12.04.04 LTS. I tried to create my gpg key with following steps on "Passwords and Keys" program. I don't know why this error was occurred. According to I skipped some ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr 64-bit hashes cannot be positively verified against the ubuntu public key [closed]

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr 64-bit ISO from here and all the hashes from here. I checked downloaded ISO against the provided hashes (MD5SUMS, SHA1SUMS, SHA256SUMS). Everything was ...
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Encrypt file with .asc extension from Nautilus

Is it possible to encrypt file with .asc extension directly from Nautilus? I tried with Seahorse add on but its always encrypting with gpg extension.
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gpg: keyblock resource ‘/etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d//webupd8team-sublime-text-3.gpg’: resource limit [closed]

No matter what I do, I get the following error: gpg: keyblock resource ‘/etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d//webupd8team-sublime-text-3.gpg’: resource limit The original error(Dutch) Original Dutch sudo ...
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Unknown pgp key in my key ring

I have a key in my keyring and I don't know how it got there. Every other key I imported other than this one. How do keys make it into the keyring other than by me importing them?
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Is there a good OCR-readable font

As part of my backups, I would like to be able to print and later re-scan a Base64-encoded copy of my private key. Unfortunately, neither gocr nor tesseract seems to be able to properly read any font ...
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Gpg : don't know invalid packet (ctb=0a)

Ok so, i'm trying to decrypt a pgp file with the gpg command : gpg --decryt myFile And it answers me : gpg: data encrypted using CAST5 gpg: encrypted using one passphrase gpg: [don't know]: ...
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Use gpg2 without GUI asking for passphrase

How to use gpg2 from command line (i mean... X terminal) without the GUI asking for passphrase?
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GPG Error:invalid signatures

I get an error when i tried to install synaptic manager from GUI tool library in Ubuntu12.04 The error is like this: GPG Error: http://extras.ubuntu.com precise Release: The following signatures are ...
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Open gpg seems to be affecting rendering of emails in thunderbird

I recently installed/added open gpg and enigmamail to Thunderbird in order that I could send encrypted emails, but obviously I will only be doing this with a couple of people. However, it seems to ...
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OpenPGP smart card fails after card reinsertion

I am expirimenting with an OpenPGP smart card. Things work great except for the following: Plug in smart card and turn on computer "gpg --card-status" shows the card Everything works as it should ...
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Key X not found or not valid with Xubuntu, Enigmail and Thunderbird

I try to run GnuPG with Enigmail and Thunderbird. At first it seems that everything runs perfectly: I am able to encrypt / decrypt files. Only Thunderbird with Enigmail doesn't work. I always get the ...
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“GPG error” while running “sudo apt-fast update”

One day I found out error messages as below, I don't know what happened, what is a solution to check for fixing, and I need help from you. ............. Err http://ppa.launchpad.net saucy/main amd64 ...
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Move APT keyrings from /etc/apt/trusted.gpg to /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d

I'd like to reorganize all apt keys that I manually added and moved them to their own keyring file in /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d. How do I go about this without redownloading those keys?
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GnuPG encrypted copy of sent message

How do I create an encrypted copy of a message, for my own records, before I send it to the recipient? That is, I want to send an encrypted message to Bob and I want a copy of this message, encrypted ...
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not found library

I want to install GNUPG but not found library: If I install next librarry : configure: error: libgpg-error is needed. See ftp://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/libgpg-error/ $ gpg-error --version gpg-error ...
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What exactly is GNUPG? [closed]

I understand what a public and private key pair are. You can encrypt and decrypt a data stream using the public and private key pair. But I have a few questions. Do the public and private key only ...
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Gnupg gpg2 IDEA

I'm trying to use my old pgp keys with Gnupg via gpg2. I've successfully imported the keys both public and secret from my old key ring. I've just tried to decrypt a file but I have the following ...
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GNUPG, GPG, PGP, GPG4WIN, OpenPGP difference [closed]

I have some questions. What are differences between terms: gnupg, gpg, pgp, gpg4win, openpgp? Is that algorithm, encryption software or what? What are differences between them? What of that terms are ...
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Location of your private key under enigmail

I'm using the thunderbird extension Enigmail to encrypt / sign my emails. I've moved my private key from ~./gnupg to a removable media and set a symbol link. Since my private key is used to decrypt ...
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How to verify if a exported gpg key is a public or a private one

If I've exported a gpg key using the command line, how can I verify if the exported key is a public one? I'm interested in both, a binary format and the armored format as well. I'm just a little bit ...
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How to generate a GnuPG key with seahorse

I want to start using GnuPG keys. For this purpose I've installed gnupg and use the graphical interface seahorse. By selecting a new PGP-Key in seahorse I generate a new key. What I'm curiose about is ...
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Why do I have to push my gpg key to ubuntu key server before using launchpad?

I am just starting to explore about launchpad package upload, .deb packaging and GPG keys. One thing that bothers me is that why do I have to upload/push my gpg key to ubuntu's keyserver before ...
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Why Ubuntu doesn't upgrade to the latest version of GnuPG?

Two days ago GnuPG announced the release of a new stable version. The new version is 1.4.16 but the repository of Ubuntu Saucy have 1.4.14. I don't understand this because the new release cover a ...
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Ubiquitous Encrypted Communication [closed]

What existing ubuntu applications exist to send encrypted communications using common technologies like email, chat and VOIP?
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Unable to apt-get update (GPG err 'NODATA') [duplicate]

When I attempt to update in apt-get or aptitude, I get the following error: E: GPG error: http://packages.medibuntu.org saucy InRelease: Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' (does the network ...
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Gpg error without missing keys on synaptic

I have installed UbuntuGnome 13.10 and gnome-shell 3.10 on my notebook. I have added about 30 PPAs normally. If I don't add any other PPA the update runs perfectly. If I add even one more PPA , the ...
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“WARNING:root:file 'saucy.tar.gz.gpg' missing” on distribution upgrade

I'm trying to upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 following this guide: http://www.unixmen.com/upgrade-ubuntu-13-04-raring-ubuntu-13-10-saucy-salamander/ user@computer:~ update-manager Fontconfig warning: ...
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Xsession Error of .gnupg

I have an Xsession error, which was saying: " /usr/sbin/lightdm-session:1: /home/manjil/.gnupg/gpg-agent-info-<my PC name>: Syntax error! ')' unexpected. How do I fix this?
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Strange GPG error. apt-get doesn't work anymore [duplicate]

If I run anything apt-get related, I get this error: W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: ...
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How to revoke gnupg public key without private key?

Long story short I have an key generated with seahorse and mistakenly deleted it from my system. I do remember passphrase but I don't have this key anywhere on my system. Scanned trough Ask Ubuntu but ...
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I'm getting a gpg error [duplicate]

I'm getting a gpg error: http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release: the following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available : NO_PUBKEY 5A9A06AEF9C8DB0 This came ...
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mail use gpg encryption

I would like to send emails encrypted with gpg from a shell script. Is there any way to send emails with gpg? Or encrypt them using mail?