- What Is PGP? GPG?
- Why Should You Care?
- Is GPG Hard to Use?
- Does It Work with Other Crypto Programs?
- Where Can You Find GPG?
- How Does It Work?
- How to Install It
- How to Use It
- Generate Your Key
- Export Your Key
- Key Management Window
- Importing a Key via the Clipboard
- Importing a Key from the Key Server Network
- Open the GPG Text Editor
- Right-Click Menu
- File Encryption/Decryption
- Possible Legal Hazards
Importing a Key from the Key Server Network
From the Key Management screen, press the Open Key Server Dialog button on the toolbar (also accessible from the right-click menu).
Enter the name or key ID to search the key server network for (see Figure 11).
Figure 11 Key Server search dialog box
Push the Import button; you’ll see a screen similar to Figure 12.
Figure 12 Key search results
One way or another, you now have a key and you can send secure messages to its owner (see Figure 13). If you simply want to send an encrypted message without applying your digital signature to it, see the "Right-Click Menu" section and read the Encrypt Clipboard entry.
Figure 13 Successful key import from the key server network