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Re: gpg and outlook 2002



On Thursday November 4 2004 22:25, Lance Hoffmeyer wrote:
> OK, so I have figured (I think) how I am supposed to decrypt in Outlook
> but it still does not work.  I forwarded the message from Outlook back
> to linux and was able to decrypt in Thunderbird with no problem.
>
> From linux I did a
>
> gpg --export  > key.txt
> [...]
> If I gpg -d file.txt
>
> I get
>
> decryption failed: secret key not available
>
>
> What have I done improperly?

You need to transfer the secret key. --export only exports the public key. Use 
--export-secret-keys

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