PGP Key Signing HOWTO for Conference Attendees

Jonathan Walther

A lot of people might be meeting for the first time at
LinuxExpo… This is a GREAT time to also exchange your PGP key
fingerprints for the purpose of signing each others keys.

I’ve written up a detailed HOWTO on setting up pgp and the
proper method for signing keys. It is the only HOWTO I’ve been able
to find on the topic. It has some information specific to Debian
developers (having a public key signed by another developer is a
requirement to join the project), but should be helpful to anyone
that wants to get their key signed or sign a key. The url is

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