I would like to refresh the UIDs and postpone the expiration date but I get.
gpg --edit-key firstname.lastname@example.org gpg (GnuPG) 2.1.15; Copyright (C) 2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law. Secret key is available. pub rsa4096/0x03FFE7DE7AEFDD3B created: 2014-09-21 expires: 2017-09-20 usage: SC trust: ultimate validity: ultimate ssb rsa4096/0x612502E7B5475FF9 created: 2014-09-21 expires: 2017-09-20 usage: E ssb rsa4096/0x6777F12E17534B8E created: 2014-09-21 expires: 2017-09-20 usage: S [ultimate] (1). Nathan DWEK <email@example.com> [ultimate] (2) Nathan DWEK <firstname.lastname@example.org> gpg> expire Changing expiration time for the primary key. gpg: WARNING: no user ID has been marked as primary. This command may cause a different user ID to become the assumed primary. Please specify how long the key should be valid. 0 = key does not expire <n> = key expires in n days <n>w = key expires in n weeks <n>m = key expires in n months <n>y = key expires in n years Key is valid for? (0) 2y Key expires at jeu 19 sep 2019 12:19:31 CEST Is this correct? (y/N) y gpg: signing failed: No secret key gpg: make_keysig_packet failed: No secret key
gpg --list-secret-keys /home/nathdwek/.gnupg/pubring.gpg --------------------------------- sec# rsa4096/0x03FFE7DE7AEFDD3B 2014-09-21 [SC] [expires: 2017-09-20] Key fingerprint = 1A12 B5ED F67A 947C B616 6FCC 03FF E7DE 7AEF DD3B uid [ultimate] Nathan DWEK <email@example.com> uid [ultimate] Nathan DWEK <firstname.lastname@example.org> ssb rsa4096/0x612502E7B5475FF9 2014-09-21 [E] [expires: 2017-09-20] ssb rsa4096/0x6777F12E17534B8E 2014-09-21 [S] [expires: 2017-09-20]
Signing and using pass, a gpg-based password manager has been working perfectly for a long time. I am on Ubuntu 17.04 with cinnamon.