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Re: problem while sending gpg key to mit key server



on 7/14/2007 1:45 PM, Mustafa Qasim wrote:
> On 7/15/07, David Boles <dgboles gmail com> wrote:
>> on 7/14/2007 1:08 PM, Mustafa Qasim wrote:
>>> On 7/15/07, David Boles <dgboles gmail com> wrote:
>>>> on 7/14/2007 12:44 PM, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
>>>>> David Boles wrote:
>>>>>> Directed at you Mikkel as you are dealing with this problem. Did the
>> OP
>>>>>> ever say that he actually *created* a key?
>>>>>>
>>>>> I thought he had in the first message. But I do not have it any
>>>>> more. From a message on another list:
>>>>>
>>>>> Mustafa Qasim wrote:
>>>>>> 1)Introduced my self a couple of days ago.
>>>>>> 2) Created the ssh key
>>>>>> 3) Created the gpg key
>>>>>> (Take a backup of both ~/.ssh and ~/.gnupg directories)
>>>>>> 4) Created the Bugzilla account
>>>>>> 5) Tried to sent the gpg key to mit server thjrough the command given
>>>> in the Check list
>>>>> But I think there may be a language problem. There is a problem in
>>>>> that in my first instruction the e-mail address ended up as a
>>>>> mailto:<email address> instead of <email address> (Thunderbird
>>>>> insists on making the conversion for me - I have to turn that off.)
>>>>> and I used shell redirection instead of the --outfile option and he
>>>>> did not understand that the "> mykey.txt" at the end of the command
>>>>> created a text file with the ASCII armored key, so he put his key
>>>>> file there instead.
>>>>>
>>>>> I think I will let someone else try and explain this, as I do not
>>>>> seem to be communicating with the op too well. :(
>>>>>
>>>>> Mikkel
>>>> That is too bad. Your advice here is always good.
>>>>
>>>> I sent him a very easy to use site in another post. Perhaps that will
>>>> help.
>>>>
>>>> I did not see a mention of an email client. Most have a feature that
>> will
>>>> actually do this for you, in GUI, instead of CLI.
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>>>>
>>>>   David
>>>>
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>>>>
>>> Hello!
>>>          well sir David i am not using any e-mail client. Can we send
>> the
>>> key through a email-client? and the link u gave above doesn't open :(
>> ......
>>
>> I thought that you were trying to use this key for email. The link I
>> offered is a website so you would connect with your web browser. Firefox,
>> for example, and send the key by following the prompts.
>>
>>
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>>
>>   David
>>
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> Yes sir I know. url starting with http:// couldn't be e-mail :) .. I tried
> it through firefox but it didn't open...

Odd. I am looking at it as I write this.

http://tinyurl.com/r9a6k

http://keyserver.veridis.com:11371/index.html



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  David

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