[Enigmail] Hello, World!

Gary Baribault gary at baribault.net
Tue Oct 25 18:40:18 PDT 2011


I'm trying to figure out just that, and the list is usually much better
at answering questions.


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 09:16 PM, Wayne Ernst wrote:
> "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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