[Enigmail] Hello, World!

Wayne Ernst waynemernst at gmail.com
Tue Oct 25 18:16:46 PDT 2011


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"F7D40477" is my new key- the old one was whatever came through the
first message I sent to the mailing list.

What could be causing the bad signature?

On 10/25/2011 1:39 PM, Gary Baribault wrote:
> Nope, it's saying that your not signing it right .. I get the following
> message :
> 
> OpenPGP Security Info
> 
> Error - signature verification failed
> 
> gpg command line and output:
> /usr/bin/gpg
> gpg: Signature made Tue 25 Oct 2011 01:19:13 PM EDT using RSA key ID
> F7D40477
> gpg: BAD signature from "Wayne Ernst <waynemernst at gmail.com>"
> 
> Is that F7D40477 the proper RSA key for your current message? or is that
> the old key?
> 
> 
> Gary Baribault
> Courriel: gary at baribault.net
> GPG Key: 0x685430d1
> Signature: 9E4D 1B7C CB9F 9239 11D9 71C3 6C35 C6B7 6854 30D1
> 
> 
> On 10/25/2011 01:19 PM, Wayne Ernst wrote:
>> I wonder what the error is... maybe it's the dashes that I'm using at
>> the end of my messages. I'll try taking them out here.
>>
>> Does this work?
>>
>> Wayne
>>
>> On 10/25/2011 5:20 AM, Gary Baribault wrote:
>>> It is signed but still giving an error
>>
>>
>>> Gary Baribault
>>> Courriel: gary at baribault.net
>>> GPG Key: 0x685430d1
>>> Signature: 9E4D 1B7C CB9F 9239 11D9 71C3 6C35 C6B7 6854 30D1
>>
>>
>>> On 10/24/2011 09:57 PM, Wayne Ernst wrote:
>>>> Hank,
>>>>
>>>> Thank you so much for responding!
>>>>
>>>> So, if that is actually what I need to do, can you tell me if this
>>>> e-mail is "properly" signed? And does that mean I should avoid using
>>>> dashes in the text of my e-mail messages?
>>>>
>>>> -- Wayne
>>>>
>>>> On 10/24/2011 1:05 PM, Hank Gupton wrote:
>>>>> Just a thought here. Did you notice the sign-off signature had a
>> "dash,
>>>>> space, dash" at the beginning of the line? This is probably not what
>>>>> was written. The digital signature was made for the "dash, dash"
>>>>> version of the email, but the email was modified (before sending, and
>>>>> after digitally signing), thus invalidating the digital signature. The
>>>>> solution is to not use "dash, dash" at the beginning of a line.
>>>>> Instead, use "space, space, dash, dash", like I do, and it should
>>>> work fine.
>>>>
>>>>> -- Hank
>>>>
>>>>> "All generalizations are dangerous, even this one."
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Wayne Ernst wrote:
>>>>>> To Whomever Reads This,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I'm a young guy who's just finished installing PGP/Enigmail, and I'm
>>>>>> looking to make sure that I've done it right.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Because of a lot of stuff that has been going on in my life
>> involving a
>>>>>> lot of mistrust- especially when it comes to e-mail and computers,
>>>>>> lately- I'm trying to make sure I'm the only one sending and
>> receiving
>>>>>> e-mail correspondence involving my e-mail addresses. It would also be
>>>>>> nice to know that me, myself, and I are the only people able to
>>>> read the
>>>>>> e-mails that I receive.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I'm sure I'm one of a gazillion people doing this, but in the vein of
>>>>>> all that, I need someone who is willing to help me test Enigmail
>>>> and the
>>>>>> way I've set up PGP/etc. If anyone is willing to help with that,
>> I will
>>>>>> be very grateful, and can only promise the fuzzy feelings that come
>>>> with
>>>>>> helping people out for no apparent reason.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thank you very much in advance!
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -Wayne
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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