Bug 1283001 - generating key with gpg does not produce a personal key in seahorse
generating key with gpg does not produce a personal key in seahorse
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: seahorse (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Matthias Clasen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-11-17 20:30 EST by charles profitt
Modified: 2016-12-20 11:02 EST (History)
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Description charles profitt 2015-11-17 20:30:45 EST
Description of problem:
Key generated with gpg on the command line does not result in a personal key in Seahorse or one that can be selected in Evolution.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gpg (GnuPG) 1.4.19

How reproducible:
gpg --gen-key

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open terminal
2. gpg --gen-key
3. check seahorse for personal gpg key

Actual results:
No key shows up under personal, just trusted and all. Key can not be selected in Evolution for signing email

Expected results:
Key shows up under personal in Seahorse and is usable in Evolution

Additional info:
Using gpg2 command results in personal key. Importing export of key created with gpg also results in personal key.
Comment 1 Brian Lane 2015-11-18 15:34:54 EST
It is up to seahorse/evolution to find the key, so this isn't a gpg issue.
Comment 2 charles profitt 2015-11-19 12:37:18 EST
Thank you Brian. I have submitted an upstream bug for this to Gnome.
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