Re: kgpg does not find key
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On 15/07/12 09:38, Klaus Layer wrote:
> I am having trouble finding keys with kgpg 2.7.3 that is part of
> the Kubuntu 12.04 KDE packages. If I use the key server dialog and
> enter i.e. B973BA7B in the search field, it does not find the key
> on the key server keys.gnupg.net. If I do the same directly with
> gpg it finds the key:
> user@host:~$ gpg --search-keys B973BA7B gpg: searching for
> "B973BA7B" from hkp server keys.gnupg.net (1) NetBank AG
> <pgp@xxxxxxxxxx> 1024 bit DSA key B973BA7B, created: 2000-09-27
> I did not find this bug on bugs.kde.org. Any ideas?
I'm not familiar with Kubuntu releases, so bear with me. If Kubuntu
supplies KGPG you can check there which keyserver it is using and
change it - it may not be keys.gnupg.net. Kleopatra, on the other
hand, appears to have a fixed setting - my system says it is using
hkp://wwwkeys.eu.pgp.net . I imagine the only way to change that to
keys.gnupg.net would be in ~/.gnupg/gpg.conf.
In theory the key servers sync frequently, but on several occasions
I've found that the key I needed is not on a particular server, and
I've used command-line access to try different servers until I found it.
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