Invalid signatures in Evo2
debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Thu Nov 18 11:56:18 UTC 2004
On Thu, 2004-11-18 at 09:02 +0000, Paul Howarth wrote:
> Evo will report the signature as invalid if you don't have the signer's
> public key in your keyring.
> Try clicking on the icon at the left end of the "signature" bar where
> it's saying the signature is invalid. A "Security Information" box will
> appear, and one of the lines will read "gpg: Signature made ...
> using ... key ID xyz" You need to add that key to your keyring to be
> able to check the signature.
> $ gpg --recv-key xyz
> Next time you see a signature from that poster, it should say "Valid
> signature" for their mail, though it will probably also say "cannot
> verify sender". That's another discussion though ;-)
I wish people wouldn't sign letters to lists. I'm on dialup, but reading
mail delivered (with some trickery not involving fetchmail) to my LAN.
Here I am cruising down the list then
to check a signature and then off I go.
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