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Questions tagged [gpg]

GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG or GPG) is OpenPGP compliant FOSS alternative to PGP encryption software.

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GPG does not have enough entropy

I've got a ton of processes running in the background to try and get enough entropy, but I am still failing. **We need to generate a lot of random bytes. It is a good idea to perform some other ...
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gpg: what do I need to backup?

What are the critical files I need to backup from gpg? I guess my private key would qualify of course... but what else?
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Using PGP keys for SSH

I use a 4096 byte RSA PGP key; since SSH also uses the RSA standard, is it at all possible to use the PGP key as an SSH key without installing additional software on the server (and as little as ...
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Encrypt backups with GPG to multiple tapes

Currently, I use tar to write my backups (ntbackup files) to a tape drive fed by an autoloader. Ex: tar -F /root/advancetape -cvf /dev/st0 *.bkf (/root/advancetape just has the logic to advance to ...
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Validating GPG key signature authenticity

I'm trying to validate the integrity of my httpd-2.2.17.tar.gz image. I followed the steps written in the following pages: http://httpd.apache.org/download.cgi#verify http://httpd.apache.org/dev/...
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force ssh to use agent, without fallback to directly accessing the IdentityFile

Company policy requires some ssh keys to be stored securely, e.g. on dedicated USB device. Using keys not stored on the host machine works flawlessly using gnupg with enable-ssh-support, even when ...
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What is the Devuan equivalent of the Debian debian-archive-keyring package?

Debian keeps the keys required for a successful multistrap installation in a package called debian-archive-keyring. (Multistrap is like debootstrap, but it can install packages from multiple ...