3.5. GNU Privacy Guard (GPG)
3.5.1. Creating GPG Keys in GNOME
- Install the Seahorse utility, which makes GPG key management easier:
yum install seahorse
- To create a key, from the Seahorse.→ menu select , which starts the application
- From the PGP Key. Then click .menu select and then
- Type your full name, email address, and an optional comment describing who you are (for example: John C. Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org, Software Engineer). Click. A dialog is displayed asking for a passphrase for the key. Choose a strong passphrase but also easy to remember. Click and the key is created.
0xto the key ID, as in
0x6789ABCD. You should make a backup of your private key and store it somewhere secure.