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Re: OT: More about GPG signing

On 10/05/12 16:45, Phil Dobbin wrote:
> On 10/05/12 16:14, Tony van der Hoff wrote:
>> So, this message was signed.
>> Having recently installed enigmail, to see what all the fuss is about
>> in the other thread. I find I'm at a loss to understand how to
>> interpret this.
>> -------------------------------------------------
>> OpenPGP Security Info
>> Unverified signature
>> gpg command line and output:
>> /usr/bin/gpg
>> gpg: Signature made Thu 10 May 2012 15:27:47 BST using RSA key ID A093C263
>> gpg: Can't check signature: public key not found
>> -------------------------------------------------
>> Am I expected to go to some keyserver to find the sender's public key?
>> How, where, why?
>> Maybe I've not set up Enigmail correctly?
>> Alternatively, should I just ignore the signature, in which case why
>> is the sender polluting the list with useless crap?
> You have an option to import my key under your PGP menu should you wish
> to do so . If you have installed Enigmail then go ahead & do it.
> However, if you have no wish to use PGP & see it as "polluting the list
> with useless crap?", I suggest you uninstall Enigmail. Or you could
> continue to be incensed over a dozen or so lines of PGP & keep Enigmail
> for some other purpose.
As I suspected...
Tony van der Hoff        | mailto:tony@vanderhoff.org
Buckinghamshire, England |

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