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I installed the command line version of pgp and I received a .pgp file and its key in a .asc file.

How can I decrypt the pgp file using command line and the asc key?

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For GnuPG, it's done like this.

Import the key:

gpg --import key.asc

Decrypt the file:

gpg --decrypt file.pgp


For PGP Command Line, it's mostly the same:

pgp --import key.asc
pgp --decrypt file.pgp
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