This is a quick guide of the commands we use to sign someone's GPG key in a virtual key signing party.
Note: The steps cover only the technical aspects of signing someone's key. Before signing someone's key, you must verify their identity. This is usually done by showing government-issued ID and confirming the key's fingerprint
The commands will work for both GPG and GPG2.
I use Julian's key for the examples. His key id is
2AD3FAE3. You should substitute with the appropriate key id when running the commands.
Signing the key
- List the keys currently in your keyring: