OT: PGP newbie question

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Thu Oct 2 20:44:39 IST 2003

At 20:27 02/10/2003, you wrote:
>As Julian started generating sigs for downloads, I looked into gpg to be
>able to make something good out of this.
>I initialized the thing with gpg --gen-key, then tried to verify
>Julian's sig but I always get this error message:
># LANG=C gpgv MailScanner-4.24-4.rpm.tar.gz.sig
>gpgv: Signature made Thu Oct  2 13:09:30 2003 EDT using DSA key ID 1415B654
>gpgv: Can't check signature: public key not found
>So I guess I should get Julian's public key (#1415B654?) but I don't
>know where to look for it.  Digging, I found Julian's pictures of his
>Canadian vacation (they are really nice!), but no public key...
>Could someone point me in the right direction please?

gpg --keyserver pgpkeys.mit.edu --search-keys "Julian Field"

That will fetch the keys, but I'm not quite sure what you do next. I do all
my PGP stuff on a Windows box :-)
Julian Field
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PGP footprint: EE81 D763 3DB0 0BFD E1DC  7222 11F6 5947 1415 B654

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