[ubuntu-za] where is my gpg fingerprint?

David Robert Lewis ethnopunk at telkomsa.net
Thu Sep 24 22:08:05 BST 2009


Thanks. Another hurdle is verification. I'm in 64bit Hell and there's no 
64bit Enigmail plugin for Thunderbird, same way there's no 64bit Adobe 
Reader.

Sometimes I want to fling my computer into the sea.

Aaaargh.

--DRL


Raoul Snyman wrote:
> 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.
>
>   

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