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Re: Verifying Digital Signatures




On Mon, 11 Jun 2018 10:39:29 +0200
john doe <johndoe65534@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 6/11/2018 8:32 AM, john doe wrote:
> > On 6/11/2018 7:43 AM, HP Garcia wrote:  
> >> I'm following the steps to verify kernel signatures using GNUpg.
> >> I'm following the directions from
> >> https://www.kernel.org/category/signatures.html.
> >>
> >> Where I am getting stumped is verifying the tar against the
> >> signature.
> >>
> >> linux-4.17  linux-4.17.tar  linux-4.17.tar.sign
> >> root@Ultraman:/usr/src# gpg2 --verify linux-4.17.tar.sign
> >> gpg: assuming signed data in 'linux-4.17.tar'
> >> gpg: Signature made Sun 03 Jun 2018 02:35:54 PM PDT
> >> gpg:                using RSA key 79BE3E4300411886
> >> gpg: Can't check signature: No public key
> >>
> >> I tried several times trying to import keys belonging to Linus
> >> Torvalds and Greg Kroah-Hartman. Using this command:
> >>
> >> $ gpg2 --locate-keys torvalds@xxxxxxxxxx gregkh@xxxxxxxxxx
> >>
> >> I'm stumped. Am I missing something?
> >>  
> > 
> > Are the keys in your keyring?:
> > 
> > $ gpg2 --list-keys
> > 
> > Any errors when locating the keys?
> >   
> 
> If the keys are present in your keyring, the answer by Teemu Likonen 
> <tlikonen@xxxxxx> is the next step to try.
> 

So it looks like I am missing the keyring application.

-HP