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

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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 [on hold]

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?
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How can I force gpg to use gpg-agent over seahorse (gnome-keyring-daemon) in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I want to use gpg-agent (and its gpg.conf and gpg-agent.conf files) when I invoke gpg (from Enigmail or otherwise) but Ubuntu 12.04 uses seahorse as the default 'agent.' While seahorse may or may not ...
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GPG error while trying to install tor from external repository

Hello All I am Having a problem in installing tor in ubuntu....when i start adding tor repository to my system and write the command gpg --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv 886DDD89 then a error ...
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If I have multiple OpenPGP keys in GnuPG with the same user ID/e-mail address, how can I distinguish between them?

I have multiple OpenPGP keys that I am managing with GPG. The problem is, they have the same user ID and the same e-mail address. How do I tell GPG the difference when I am, say, encrypting a file?
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Ubuntu backup asks for encryption password repeatedly

I recently had to install a fresh Ubuntu. I have automatic backups of my old Ubuntu. I do not wish to restore to my old state. I just need to get back specific folders containing some pdfs and doc ...
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Installing postgres on 13.04: no valid OpenPGP data found [closed]

Following the UbuntuGeek instructions for installing Postgres on Ubuntu 13.04 (and reinforced here), I'm getting stuck at this command: wget --quiet -O - ...
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Deja Dup - Recovering Backup File for Encrypted Archive

I have setup my Deja Dup backup job to use AES256, as noted in this previous question below: How can I make Deja Dup use AES 256 as the encryption algorithm? My Concern is as follows: If I copy ...
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How can I clear my cached gpg password?

I've tried: the SIGHUP method --> no succes the cache timeout in gpg-agent.conf --> it seems that this file is not read, althougt I have the 'use-agent' line in gpg.conf What should I do ?
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When I update i get these errors ? how to get rid of these? [duplicate]

W: GPG error: http://archive.ubuntu.com precise Release: The following signatures were invalid: BADSIG 40976EAF437D05B5 Ubuntu Archive Automatic Signing Key <ftpmaster@ubuntu.com> W: GPG error: ...
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How can I adjust the default passphrase caching duration for GPG/PGP/SSH keys?

As far as I know, gnome-keyring-daemon caches passphrases for keys by default until I log out. I would like to set the default to something like "cache for 10 minutes". How can I do that in Ubuntu ...
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BADSIG error with canonical archives repository

W: A error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files will be used.<br>GPG error: http://archive.canonical.com precise Release: The ...
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key import with apt-add-repository and own repository possible?

Is it possible to use the public-gpg-key import feature of apt-add-repository with my own reprepro repository? Is there e.g. something like a default key server where apt-add-repository expects to ...
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GnuPG - How can Ubuntu encrypt messages automatically

I am running a 12.04LTS Ubuntu Server (Linux myserver 3.2.0-52-generic-pae #78-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 26 16:43:19 UTC 2013 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux) with a FQDN and an Exim4 Mailserver. User Alice has ...
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PGP public key reinstall Ubuntu 12:04 [duplicate]

I was installing the update Ubuntu 12.04 by terminal alert by following command: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade when in the process had a ...
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Requesting key 9A690089 from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.04, and now I am installing LaTeX (TexLive2012), using the command: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:texlive-backports/ppa. I properly entered the password and pressed Enter. After two or ...
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How do I import a private key into GPG so that it becomes the default key?

I'm trying to share a GnuPG key pair by importing it into each machine. This is how I'm doing it: gpg --allow-secret-key-import --import secret.gpg.key gpg --import public.gpg.key The keys have ...
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“Unsafe permissions on configuration file `/home/david/.gnupg/gpg.conf” What does it mean and how to fix?

gpg: WARNING: unsafe permissions on configuration file `/home/david/.gnupg/gpg.conf' gpg: WARNING: unsafe enclosing directory permissions on configuration file `/home/david/.gnupg/gpg.conf' gpg: ...
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GPG errors when installing Nitro

I tried to install nitro and it came up with an error saying "The selected file may not be a GPG key file or it might be corrupt." Details Failed to download and install the key ...
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Distributing your software professionally in Ubuntu?

I have made a .deb package which I have hosted on an Apache server. People can do apt-get install from my repository. When people do "apt-get install mypackage". They get an unauthorized warning. To ...
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GPG and libpcap help

I was trying to install the newest version of libpcap (as the version in the repositories doesn't seem current) and ran into the following problem. I copied the tcpdump-workers.asc text from the ...