Now he hits the "export private key"-button. gpg --export EMAIL > pubkey.asc. 2) Use –export option to export your public key in text file $ gpg –export –a > my.key OR $ gpg –export -a | mail -s “My key” friend@domain.com. 2. You should now have a file named my-private-key.asc, located in the current … STEP 1: Open the key management. Within terminal run the command: gpg -a --export -e 'myname@domain.com` > mykey.asc. If so update it. These two files are binary files with .key extension. First command write output to file my.key and second directly sends an email to your friend. Export Your Public Key. Export Your Public Key. Export/Import Public and Private Keys. In the future, Alice will import this key and use it to encrypt messages for you. To make sure the key is stored off the computer somewhere safely. The reasons the public key is exported to a text file: 1. STEP 3: Hit the "export private key"-button. $ gpg --export --armor john.doe@emaildomain.com --output johndoepub.asc Ensure to change 'myname@domain.com' with the email address you supplied when generating your PGP key. Another way to move your php keys from one machine to another is to export the keys on the source machine, and then import the keys on the target computer. Exporting : gpg --export -a KEYID > publickey.asc: Output a public key to a plain text file: gpg --send-keys KeyID: Upload a public key to a keyserver: Refreshing : gpg --refresh-keys: Check to see if your version of a key is out of date. The email address you used when you generated your key will be used to export the key as well. STEP 4: Confirm warn message. As the original user, use the following command to export all public keys to a base64-encoded text file: gpg -a --export >mypubkeys.asc Use the following command to export all encrypted private keys (which will also include corresponding public keys) to a text file: gpg -a --export-secret-keys >myprivatekeys.asc gpg --export-secret-keys ID > my-private-key.asc. Furthermore, I can gpg --export-secret-key and also reimport them, although these secrets keys are unable to perform any signatures or decrypt any files (again, with the Yubikey removed from the computer). Where ID is key ID. –export: Export the key for sharing. Others need your public key to send encrypted message to you and only your private key can decrypt it. This command will generate a file called pubkey.asc. To allow the key to be exported to a key server. STEP 2: Open key property dialog. Secondly he opens the key property dialog of his key through the context menu. Print the text, save the text in password managers, save the text on a USB storage device). To export all of your public php keys and save them to a file, run the command, $ gpg —export > public_keys.pgp. Where-a –armor: Create ASCII armored output. Use the following command to export your public key. First Bobby opens the key management through the toolbar. Open a terminal window on your Ubuntu system and enter the following command. Now that your key-pair is generated, you need to export the public key to distribute to others. To import the key … Now that you've created your key pair, we'll export the public key. Now you can find that there are two files created under ~/.gnupg/private-keys-v1.d/ directory. 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