[ubuntu-za] where is my gpg fingerprint?
David Robert Lewis
ethnopunk at telkomsa.net
Thu Sep 24 17:18:53 BST 2009
> 2009/9/24 David Robert Lewis <ethnopunk at telkomsa.net>:
>> I want to sign the Ubuntu Code of Conduct. Instructions at the site ask
>> for a gpg fingerprint and suggest the following command:
>> gpg --fingerprint
>> But all I get is a bunch of fingerprints for ppas, none of which is
>> mine. Anybody know the correct code for printing ones gpg fingerprint?
> Hi David,
> Prior to you being able to get your gpg fingerprint you first need to
> create a public/private key-pair.
> This can be done using the following app:-
> Applications>Accessories>Passwords and Encryption Keys, or just via
> the cli method of ssh-keygen.
> Once your key has been created you will see it in the output of the
> gpg --fingerprint command.
> To be specific you can run it as $ gpg --fingerprint <Key owner name>.
> | grep fingerprint
> Like so:-
> gavin at xl-otm:~$ gpg --fingerprint Gavin McDougall | grep fingerprint
> Key fingerprint = 4E3A 1DFD 0EB7 4D15 8353 76A2 DF2B D8CA 99FE 41B4
I have a key, it shows up in my
Applications>Accessories>Passwords and Encryption Keys,
as afrodeity at afrodeity-desktop
but can't seem to find it using my terminal.
gpg: error reading key: public key not found
Maybe I've set it up wrong?
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