Commit 332ff91e authored by sajolida's avatar sajolida
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Merge branch '17183-seahorse-fails-to-import-pgp-public-key'

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Importing OpenPGP public keys using the *Passwords and Keys* utility is broken
since Tails 4.0 (October 2019). ([[!tails_ticket 17183]])
Do so on the command line instead:
Do so from the *Files* browser instead:
1. Download the OpenPGP public key that you want to import.
1. Choose **Applications** ▸ **Files** to open the *Files* browser.
1. Choose **Applications** ▸ **System Tools** ▸ **Terminal** to open
a *Terminal*.
1. Right-click (on Mac, click with two fingers) on the OpenPGP public
key that you downloaded. The key must be in the *armored* format,
usually with a `.asc` extension.
1. Execute the following command to import the OpenPGP public key that you downloaded. Replace:
- <span class="command-placeholder">openpgp-public-key.asc</span> with the
path to the OpenPGP public key.
<div class="tip">
<p>If you are unsure about the path to the OpenPGP public key, you can insert the
correct path by dragging and dropping the OpenPGP public key from the
<span class="application">Files</span> browser onto the
<span class="application"> Terminal</span>.</p>
<p class="pre command">gpg --import <span class="command-placeholder">openpgp-public-key.asc</span></p>
You should get something like this:
<p class="pre command-example">gpg --import '/home/amnesia/Tor Browser/0x1DCBDC01B44427C7.asc'</p>
The output of this command should look like this:
gpg: key 0x1DCBDC01B44427C7: public key "Robert J. Hansen <>" imported
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg: imported: 1
1. Choose **Open With Import Key**.
1. The imported OpenPGP public key does not appear in the *Passwords and Keys*
utility. But, the key should appear in the list of keys available for encryption when
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