Still having troubles with GPG for Mac - no email address

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Meredith Brown

26 Sep, 2012 04:02 PM

I am trying to import keys when I only have the public key ID and I can't get it to work. I don't have any email addresses but have public keys. I need to know how to import them to my key ring.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Luke Le on 26 Sep, 2012 07:06 PM

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    Hi Meredith,

    simply open GPG Keychain Access, click on Keys in the menubar and then Search for Key (or simply press cmd + f)

    Enter the ID in the search field
    If you find matches simply import them.

    Hope that helps.

  2. 2 Posted by Daniel on 29 Sep, 2012 06:44 PM

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    I'm having a similar issue. I've set up my public and private keys and I am trying to locate my friend's public key but his ID, which he knows is correct, will not show up in the search engine.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Steve on 01 Oct, 2012 11:59 PM

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    @Daniel, could you describe in detail what steps you have taken to add your friends key?

    Maybe a search with his mail address could solve this?

    @Meredith: Was your problem solved?

    Best :)

  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Luke Le on 18 Oct, 2012 07:47 PM

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    No further feedback. Closing this discussion.

    Feel free to re-open it or open a new one anytime.

  5. Steve closed this discussion on 19 Oct, 2012 02:41 PM.

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