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GNU/Linux GPG Basic Commands

Some of my most used gpg commands…

# Generate a PGP key...
gpg --gen-key

# Sign a key...
gpg --default-key [KEYID-TO-SIGN-WITH] --sign-key [KEYID-TO-BE-SIGNED] 

# Revoke a key...
gpg --edit-key [KEYID]
>revkey

# List (secret) keys...
gpg --list(-secret)-keys

# Export a public key in ascii armor format...
gpg --armor --export [KEYID] > KeyName_Email_KEYID.pub.asc

# Export a private key in ascii armor format...
gpg --armor --export-secret-keys [KEYID] > KeyName_Email_KEYID.sec.asc