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Public armored key for OpenPGP from .pfx file?

With OpenSSL I can generate a public key file from a .pfx file as follows: openssl pkcs12 -in cert.pfx -clcerts -nokeys -out pubcert.pem openssl x509 -pubkey -in pubcert.pem -noout > pubkey.pem ...
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GPG 2 decrypt from STDIN via pasting inconsistency

Does anyone know why in some cases you can do this: gpg2 -d And paste your GPG message into the terminal, type ctrl+D, get prompted for your passphrase and get the results to STDOUT? But in other ...
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How long would it take to break a 1024 bit OpenPGP encrypted email?

For WPA, there are calculators to determine the time needed to crack a passphrase, but I have found nothing for OpenPGP. How long would it take to break a 1024 bit OpenPGP encrypted email (depending ...
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GPG truncating lines

I'm attempting to send a signed file to a recipient. When they received the file, they noticed that some of the lines had been truncated to 80 characters. If I look at the original file, it looks ...
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Why is the ASCII-armored version of my OpenPGP public key so long?

My OpenPGP key pair was generated by 2048 RSA. The ASCII-armored version of the public key is much longer than most others that I see on the OpenPGP key servers. Mine is several screens worth of ...
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Retrieve passphrase from cache enigmail

I use Enigmail on Thunderbird, Enigmail never prompts my passphrase, and now I have forgotten it, and I would like to get it back. I have read that it was not possible, but since it is obviously ...
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Why is gpg --list-keys sometimes printing subkeys, sometimes not?

This question occured in the comments of "How do I display the usage flags for my encryption keys in a less hackish way?", and seems worth being answered in a Q&A form as the answer is not ...
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Is the PGP version number required?

ASCII-armored GnuPG data usually has a Version header: -----BEGIN PGP MESSAGE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.22 (GNU/Linux) hQIMAxfkjOs8YMF+AQ//e9yWfwKBddUX/1YfghKfF/xJhuirYmAdxhsLaO5Fj0QJ ...
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How the private key is using for generating signture?

I have used Luna SA HSM device following the below configuration for Luna client setup: Client Configuration: Luna SA Client v5.3.0 Client System: OS :Windows 8.1, 64-bit machine I have created ...
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gpgsm --export-secret-key-p12 command showing error message “No Secret key”

I have installed the gpg4win version 2.2. I have Successfully created the certificate using gpgsm --gen-key > test.p10 I want to export the created certificate request into pkcs12 format with ...
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Trying to verify file signature in GPG4win: Not enough information to check signature validity

I've downloaded enigmail for Thunderbird and I'm trying to verify the PGP signature with GPG4win. I imported the public certificate, certified it with my own, downloaded the Open PGP signature, and ...
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What's the standard (or accepted) method to use several encryption subkeys in GPG?

I would like to create for myself an offline main key with three subkeys. for signing for encryption on standard computer which I hope to be able to secure better for encryption (and consequently ...
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Using an OpenPGP card to authenticate with a public-key in SSH on Windows

I want to use an OpenPGP card to authenticate with a public-key in Secure Shell. On linux, I know I can authenticate by using gpg-agent. But on Windows, I can't authenticate by using gpg-agent (a ...
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gnupg: How to exchange keys with key server

How do you exchange keys with via key server? Worked example would be great with send and find+retrieve. I know gpg --send-keys is the command but how do you find the keyid (tried all output from ...
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How to rebuild the gpg web of trust when all keys are expired?

Long story short, one of my machines hasn't been updated for a while, and the gpg keys it has for key servers and apt repositories have all expired. If possible, I would like to restore them to a ...
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Restoring OpenPGP Keys from an Ubuntu Backup

My computer with Ubuntu broke and have a backup from that (Déjá Dup). Now i want to restore my public and private keys to a Thunderbird installation in Windows 8. There's this .ssh folder inside the ...
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Using OpenPGP Smartcard on Ubuntu on Command line

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 ...
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How to prevent an openPGP key from being uploaded to a keyserver?

Is there flag or something in an openPGP key that can be used to communicate my wish that this key should never be uploaded to a keyserver? If not, can I create a key that is broken in such a way ...
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GPG4WIN Keys and Transferring them

I have installed www.gpg4win.org and have generated a keys that will allow me to both sign and encrypt files. On windows it uses the (KDE) / Kleopatra Certificate Manager - Version 2.1.0. What is the ...
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gpg --verify gives a bad signature warning

gpg --verify is giving me a bad signatures more often than I'd expect. Just this week, two libraries have given me "BAD signature" warnings - Libsodium and chruby. I followed all the instructions on ...
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gpg2 on Mac: How to enter passphrase on terminal instead of getting a GUI prompt?

I am using Mountain Lion and when I encrypt a file using gpg an annoying GUI prompts for me to enter the passphrase. I would like to be prompted for the passphrase in the terminal, not in an external ...
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portable opengpg?

I would like a portable opengpg binary/frontend for windows (bonus linux as well) so i can decrypt emails written to me at any time. So far all the programs i found requires installation and seems to ...