[ubuntu-za] where is my gpg fingerprint?

Raoul Snyman raoul.snyman at saturnlaboratories.co.za
Thu Sep 24 21:33:26 BST 2009

On Thursday 24 September 2009 12:37:28 Gavin wrote:
> This can be done using the following app:-
> Applications>Accessories>Passwords and Encryption Keys, or just via
> the cli method of ssh-keygen.

Um, no. An SSH key pair and a GPG key pair are similar, but not the same 
thing. You need to generate a GPG key pair using::

	@:~$ gpg --gen-key

I would also suggest that you use DSA rather than RSA for both your GPG and 
SSH key pairs, as it is said to be more secure.

Raoul Snyman, B.Tech IT (Software Engineering)
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