Once again new PGP keys...

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… due to being stupid and not remembering my private key passphrase and therefore unable to interact with my private key anymore I deceided to revoke the old key pub 4096R/0x73538126032AD297 2014-11-12 [expires: 2016-11-11] Key fingerprint = F5DE 3184 F042 30E7 0CD0 84F2 7353 8126 032A D297 The new key is as follows pub 4096R/0xEFD7808C60A82FF1 2015-08-22 [expires: 2018-08-21] Key fingerprint = E04B 3279 3DAD 5F29 CA5F FD48 EFD7 808C 60A8 2FF1 It can be found and retrieved via the usual ways and also via this link

(x)ubuntu + pgp key card the easy way...

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After this has been giving me a lot of headache and throwing curses at all and everything because nothing worked nearly out of the box – it looks like I finally managed to get gpg cards (yubi key and the one from kernelconcepts) working as intended … sudo apt-get purge --remove libpam-gnome-keyring -y && \ sudo apt-get install pcscd pcsc-tools gpgsm gnupg-agent scdaemon -y && \ sudo reboot and check out this link

New PGP keys

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I am transitioning PGP keys from an old RSA key to a new 4096-bit RSA master key with subkeys.

You can find the signed tansition statement signed by both keys here:


Ubuntu 10.10 + HP ProBook UMTS (built in)

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Since I spent loads of my nerves and time of my life to get a built in UMTS modem in my HP ProBook 5320m up and running I decided to write down a very basic installation manual: