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keylookup(1)															      keylookup(1)

keylookup - Fetch and Import GnuPG keys from keyservers. SYNOPSIS
keylookup [options] search-string DESCRIPTION
keylookup is a wrapper around gpg --search, allowing you to search for keys on a keyserver. It presents the list of matching keys to the user and allows her to select the keys for importing into the GnuPG keyring. For the search and actual import of keys GnuPG itself is called. OPTIONS
--keyserver=keyserver Specify the keyserver to use. If no keyserver is specified, it will parse the GnuPG options file for a default keyserver to use. If no keyserver can be found, keylookup will abort. --port=port Use a port other than 11371. --frontend=frontend keylookup supports displaying the search results with 3 different frondends. Both whiptail and dialog are interactive and allow the user to select the keys to import. The third frontend plain is non-interactive and just prints the keys to STDOUT. The user must then call GnuPG him/herself. If available, /usr/bin/dialog is the default. If it is not available but /usr/bin/whiptail is installed, then this is used instead. If nothing else works, we'll fall back to plain. --importall Don't ask the user which keys to import, but instead import all keys matching the search-string. If this is given no frontend is needed. --honor-http-proxy Similar to GnuP keylookup will only honor the http_proxy environment variable if this option is given. If it is not given but your GnuPG options file includes it, then keylookup will use it. --help Print a brief help message and exit successfully. ENVIRONMENT
HOME Used to locate the default home directory. GNUPGHOME If set directory used instead of "~/.gnupg". http_proxy Only honored when the option --honor-http-proxy is set or honor-http-proxy is set in GnuPG's config file. EXAMPLES
keylookup Christian Kurz will query your default keyserver for Christian's keys and offer you to import them into your keyring with the dialog frontend (if available). keylookup --honor-http-proxy --frontend plain wk@gnupg will query the default keyserver again, now using the http_proxy if the environment variable is defined and list wk@gnupg's (Werner Koch)'s key on STDOUT. keylookup --keyserver Peter Palfrader will now ask the keyserver for my (Peter's) keys and display them for import in dialog. FILES
~/.gnupg/options GnuPG's options file where keylookup will take the keyserver and honor-http-proxy values from if it exists. SEE ALSO
gpg(1) BUGS
Please report bugs using the Debian bug tracking system at AUTHORS
Christian Kurz <> Peter Palfrader <> Jun-2002 keylookup(1)

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PARCIMONIE(1p)						User Contributed Perl Documentation					    PARCIMONIE(1p)

parcimonie - privacy-friendly helper to refresh a GnuPG keyring VERSION
Version 0.7.1 SYNOPSIS
parcimonie [options] DESCRIPTION
parcimonie is a daemon that slowly refreshes a GnuPG public keyring from a keyserver. Its refreshes one key at a time; between every key update, parcimonie sleeps a random amount of time, long enough for the previously used Tor circuit to expire. This process is meant to make it hard for an attacker to correlate the multiple performed key update operations. See the design.mdwn document to learn more about the threat and risk models parcimonie attempts to help coping with. USAGE
1. Configure GnuPG to be able to use a keyserver. You can skip this section if you already have configured a keyserver in ~/.gnupg/gpg.conf. Else, add to your gpg.conf something along these lines: keyserver hkp:// You obviously can choose your preferred keyserver here; if using hkps:// (which would be our second choice behind hkpms://), your GnuPG installation should support HPKS; on Debian systems, enabling such support is done by installing the gnupg-curl package; see those web pages for help with GnuPG hkps:// configuration: You may want parcimonie to use a different keyserver than the one your usual GnuPG invocations do. This can be achieved by passing to parcimonie a command-line option such as: --gnupg-extra-arg "--keyserver=hkps://" 2. Run "parcimonie --verbose". 3. Check the output for misconfiguration or bugs. 4. Once happy, start the daemon without the --verbose option. Note: the Debian package automatically starts the daemon with your X session. For example, GNOME users can configure its startup from the "System -> Preferences -> Startup Applications" menu. OPTIONS
The following command lists available options: parcimonie --help Tor configuration vs. --minimum-lapse-time In case you set the Tor MaxCircuitDirtiness setting yourself, you probably want to pass parcimonie a matching --minimum-lapse-time option so that subsequent key fetches use different Tor circuits. Just make sure this remains true: minimum-lapse-time >= Tor MaxCircuitDirtiness hkpms:// We recommend using hkpms; see for details. When a hkpms:// keyserver is being used, one needs to do two additional steps since gpgkeys_hkpms does not work in the torsocks wrapped environment parcimonie uses by default to run gpg. Torify gpgkeys_hkpms Just add the following line to gpg.conf: keyserver-options http-proxy=socks:// Hey, parcimonie, gpg is already torified Pass the --gnupg-already-torified switch to the parcimonie daemon command-line. parcimonie will then rely on the keyserver-options previously added to gpg.conf, and won't attempt to torify gpg connections itself. AUTHOR
Copyright (C) 2010-2011 intrigeri <> Licensed under the same terms as Perl itself. BUGS
Please report any bugs or feature requests to "intrigeri at". SUPPORT
You can find documentation for parcimonie with the man command. man parcimonie You can also look for information at: o parcimonie's homepage <> perl v5.14.2 2014-02-11 PARCIMONIE(1p)
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