Isaac Bennetch on 23 Jan 2014 14:48:57 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Signed GPG keys but still can't send mail

On 1/19/14 4:02 PM, Isaac Bennetch wrote:
> On 1/18/14 6:12 PM, Michael Schultheiss wrote:
>> Isaac Bennetch wrote:
>>> So I've got issues trying to use GPG. It all started when I went to a
>>> keysigning party several months ago. I came back and, following the
>>> suggestions of the keysigning party host, used the "caff" tool to sign
>>> the keys of the other folks there.
>> Keys signed by caff are stored in ~/.caff/keys/$DATESIGNED
>> You'll need to import those signed keys into your keyring to show your
>> signatures locally.
> Thanks, somehow that was left out of the instructions I was using.
> However, my problem still remains.
> gpg --list-sigs AAAAAAAA | grep Isaac
> Initially showed nothing, so I ran gpg --import $file for each of
> ~/.caff/keys/$DATE/*.asc, with some promising results scrolling past.
> Now gpg --list-sigs AAAAAAAA } grep Isaac lists me as having signed his
> key. Looks great, at least to me. However, both Enigmail and the gpg
> command line tool continue to give the same warnings (in the
> command-line case it's "There is no assurance this key belongs to the
> named user" and so on).
> So...Michael's answer was helpful, but I still have problems. So, any
> more ideas?

To bring some closure here, it turns out that I hadn't set a trust level
on my own key. Once I set that, everything seems to magically work.

Thanks for the advice.
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