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Those are automatically added when you install OpenSSH server (sshd). It allows you to use keys instead of passwords with ssh, making it more secure. I believe the keyring is what allows you to have the server remember the key so that you don't have to constantly keep reentering it every time you do a command such as scp, which is very convenient if you ...
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/tor-browser sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install tor-browser If you have wrong permissions for ~/.gnupg contents, you need to run first. sudo chmod 600 ~/.gnupg/*
Seahorse' Export function only exports public keys, not private ones. You can easily export the private key from the command line using gpg --export-secret-keys [key-id] > secret.pgp. An alternative would be to migrate the whole ~/.gnupg folder to the new machine (you might have to fix some permission issues afterwards, mostly making sure you and only ...
Import keys from MIT keyserver: gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys B9733A7A07513CAD gpg -a --export 07513CAD | apt-key add -
Why should you give someone his private key? Either you have the private key or not. To decrypt your own private message, you need your public key. To decrypt your public message, you need your private key. To decrypt a message of your friend, you need the public key of your friend. More information here
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