[ubuntu-za] where is my gpg fingerprint?

David Robert Lewis ethnopunk at telkomsa.net
Thu Sep 24 17:34:31 BST 2009


I created another key using DSA for my user, I've tried importing it but 
all I get is this:

The key |0CDEE38BC3561EF8BD4682BE58403026387EE263| has already been 
imported.

Weird.

David Robert Lewis wrote:
> Gavin wrote:
>   
>> 2009/9/24 David Robert Lewis <ethnopunk at telkomsa.net>:
>>   
>>     
>>> Comrades,
>>>
>>> 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
>>
>> HTH!
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Gavin
>>
>>   
>>     
> 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?
>
>
> -DRL
>
>
>
>   

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