noob.. verifying gpgtools question[s]

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12 Feb, 2021 12:04 PM

Which of our tools is giving you problems?


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'error code 0', also 'import fails' splash screens appear sporadically.

varying results, over a number of days installing/re-istalling
[post being told of verifying requirement [other] softwares for a project]

seem to be struggling todate installing the verifying software [gpgtools] ; the process tho, intrigues me to learn and seems more interesting than the project atm

*very new to verification process, please pardon my ineptitude [have to say intriguing process], im autistic ;fr me this means may take some time to process /communicate, focus variable bcos this at the time of writing ..

*basically, new-to-me stuff appears to require somebody to 'tell me like im five' in some instances,

-`thank you for your patience.

What did you expect instead

verified .sig

Describe steps leading to the problem.

Are you using any other plugins?

also, intents with gpgtools is to verify software, not installed the mail plugin app

  1. 1 Posted by fromanurbanhedg... on 12 Feb, 2021 12:24 PM

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    "steps" service>import key

    also, 'clicked on key' ..

    apologies for idiosyncratic communication ;neurology's challenging to date learning new to me stuff, thank you for your patience.

  2. 2 Posted by fromanurbanhedg... on 12 Feb, 2021 02:13 PM

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    copy PGP signature>import signature / or, copy signature>verify signature

  3. 3 Posted by fromanurbanhedg... on 13 Feb, 2021 05:12 PM

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    uninstalled>reinstall ..
    verified [websearch] keys that came with gpgtools
    endeavour to import .sig /extract onto text edit, copy/paste appears "no signature" or, an error [see past screeshhots].

    *hope to accomplish - verification gpgtools

    utlizing gpgtools to verify software downloads and encrypted text


  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Steve on 14 Feb, 2021 05:50 PM

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    Hi fromanurbanhedgerow,

    welcome to the GPGTools support platform. Sorry you are having problems using GPG Suite.

    This KB-article explains how to verify the downloaded GPG Suite.

    Can you please follow that KB and let me know if you have more questions or need further assistance after going through that KB.


  5. 5 Posted by fromanurbanhedg... on 21 Feb, 2021 12:21 AM

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    thanks for reply,

    -followed the KB a lot of times..,videos also..jus isn 'clicking' i suppose. ; past comments was endeavour to share experience verifying gpgtools.

    apologies if insufficient information/idiosyncratic, will endeavour install/verify..

  6. Support Staff 6 Posted by Steve on 21 Feb, 2021 12:24 AM

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    At which step are you having trouble?

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