Re: [Enigmail] Followup -- New Key, too... John Clizbe Fri May 02 18:01:27 2008
Barry Smith wrote: > List(s): > > I checked both my sent folder from the last post, and the message > from the list. The signature from my previous key was bad. I guess > that means my imported key pair was bad. If your key was bad, I doubt you you would have been able to make a signature. Rarely with a bad signature is it ever GnuPG's fault. > I generated a new keypair, and got a good signature block this time. > > Sidebar -- Would OpenPGP (might be updated) or GnuPG (didn't reinstall) > ~ be the culprit for a valid key not working under the new install? > > Anyway, I've corrected the problem. > > I'll look in my old key ASC file and see if it is from an older GPG. > > Peace, > > Barry > > -----BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK----- <snip - I believe this is what keyservers do best> > -----END PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK----- > > > > Barry Smith wrote: > | It's been a long road, but I think I figured out the problem that I > was > | having with my email / encryption solution. > | > | A. As the subject shows, T-Bird was my preferred email package. > | B. I was running the Add-in WebMail, both the WebMail extension for > GMail > | ~ and Y!Mail. > | C. On top of all of that, I was running Enigmail. I forget now, but > I > | ~ think the install package of GPG gave my workstation WinPT (a > tool > | ~ that I love from before I started using Enigmail) and GPA, along > with > | ~ another email app... Sylpheed-Claws. > | ~ 1. Even though Sylpheed-Claws is supposed to be > encryption-friendly, > | ~ I'm sticking with good ol' T-Bird. > | > | I believe my other computer has the same problem that developed on > this <long quoted message snipped> Still arrived with a bad signature. Looks like a line wrapping issue in the long batch of text you quoted. Remember to 1) trim quoted material, and 2) Don't Top Post -- John P. Clizbe Inet: John (a) Mozilla-Enigmail.org You can't spell fiasco without SCO. hkp://keyserver.gingerbear.net "what's the key to success?" / "two words: good decisions." "what's the key to good decisions?" / "one word: experience." "how do i get experience?" / "two words: bad decisions." "Just how do the residents of Haiku, Hawai'i hold conversations?"
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