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Re: How do I get "unknown key" recognized

On Sat, May 26, 2001 at 06:50:41PM +0800, csj wrote:
> On Saturday 26 May 2001 06:28, Hendrik Sattler wrote:
> > On Saturday, 26. May 2001 00:22, Debian User wrote:
> > > I'm using KMail to read most of my mail. Somewhere along the way
> > > I got gnupg installed and now I get a line which reads "Message
> > > was signed by unknown key ID XXXXXXX". So, how do I get the
> > > supposedly "unknown key" recognized?
> > import the public key to that signature with "gpg --import keyfile"
> OK. But could you humor me one more time? How do I know what file to 
> import?

You do "gpg --import XXXXXXXX" (i.e. the key ID).

GPG will then - if possible - contact a keyserver and ask for the key with
this ID.

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