I have an OpenPGP smart card loaded with a gpg key object. I get a read out of my gpg key when I type the command "gpg --card-status". However, I have no idea how to actually use the keys on the smart card. When I type "gpg --list-keys" for example, nothing from the smart card shows up. I am running these commands on Ubuntu 12.04. Is there some special argument or command required to actually use the keys on the smart card?
The most important command to use with
Creating a Primary Key Set
What you have to do to create a set of primary keys on your card (ommit the comments in
While generating the keys,
Using the keys on your card works totally the same like using "normal" keys on your hard drive.
FSFE offers a lengthy tutorial on how to use subkeys with your smartcard which they recommend. You will create subkeys on your computer and transfer them to the smartcard afterwards. Key step is using