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Re: Syncing GnuPG between 2 system




deloptes@xxxxxxxxx [2018-09-30 01:09:05+02] wrote:

> A key is associated with identity -> the email. With the sub keys you
> can add more identities.

No. OpenPGP key's user id's (name, comment, email) are with the public
master key, not with subkeys.

> Still to encrypt you need the private key.

No. To encrypt you need recipients' public keys which have an encryption
capability [E]. Usually there is an encryption subkey. To decrypt you
need the secret key which is associated with the public [E] key that was
used to encrypt.

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