Questions tagged [openpgp]

OpenPGP is a standard for encrypting and decrypting data (RFC 4880) . PGP stands for Pretty Good Privacy (not to be confused with gpg: Gnu Privacy Guard)

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GPG error when I want to apt update

I just installed Kali NetHunter and I'm trying to do a simple apt update but it looks like a public key is missing root@kali:~# apt-get update  0% [Waiting for headers] [Connected to packages....
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How to correctly change the passphrase of GPG's secret key?

I'm trying to change the passphrase of my GPG's secret key. I actually changed it using seahorse (Also tried gpg --edit-keys and passwd, but when I tried to export my private key it asks me for two ...
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Mutt asks “Enter keyID”, does not accept any IDs

I am trying to use Mutt with GPG to encrypt emails. Whenever I try to encrypt, I am asked to "Enter keyID for user@domain". No matter what I enter, it asks me to enter the value. I definitely have ...
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Is it possible to reuse a GnuPG key in another installation?

I have a GPG key which I use to sign and submit packages to Launchpad. Is it possible to reuse that key in another installation, or do I always have to create a new key for the new installation of a ...
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How to export a GPG private key and public key to file

I have generated keys using GPG, by executing following command gpg2 --gen-key. However i need to export key pair to a file. ie private and public key to private.pgp and public.pgp respectively
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Is there a standard XDG location for user secrets?

XDG defines ~/.config, ~/.cache and other shell-agnostic locations for user configuration files. Some applications define their own locations for user secrets, like ~/.ssh and ~/.gpg. Is there an XDG-...
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GPG seems to alter imported keys

So I've never used gpg (2.0.14) before this week and I'm no cryptography pro, but the results I've been getting with gpg seem odd. When I import keys (e.g. gpg --import public.key) that were ...
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GPG Hangs When Private Keys are Accessed

I like to sign my git commits with my PGP key, so I was quite alarmed when I went to git commit -S but instead of prompting for my PGP key passphrase, git just started hanging. I haven't made a change ...
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How to use NFC-Only smartcard with GnuPG?

I'm trying to use an Android smartcard emulator (to see if a smartcard can fit into my workflow) with GnuPG on Debian Sid. I have libNFC configured with a pn532 breakout that can see the applet on ...
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Encryption & decryption with PGP

I want to be able to encrypt and decrypt a simple file. I followed this tutorial to generating an OpenPGP Key, it gets stuck at this step You will be asked to tap on the keyboard (or do any of the ...
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How will libpam-poldi work with ecryptfs

I'd like to authenticate myself to my machine using my PGP SmartCard. I'm under the impression that I can do this using libpam-poldi. However, I also have directories that are encrypted using ecryptfs ...
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Why do GnuPG 2 and gpg-connect-agent fail with “ERR 67108983 No SmartCard daemon”?

Using Debian Jessie and GnuPG 2, each time I try to use GnuPG 2 (gpg2) or gpg-connect-agent together with an OpenPGP smartcard (in my case a YubiKey), the operation fails with a message $ gpg-connect-...