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hpr3756 :: Verify yourself on Mastodon with PGP and Keyoxide

Verify your Mastodon account using GnuPG and

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Hosted by Klaatu on Monday 2022-12-26 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: pgp, gnupg, crypto, identity.

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Keyoxide is a project that parses a PGP key and makes its data available to Mastodon for identity verification.

Added by Ken - 2022-12-27

To list the key

gpg2 --list-secret-keys

To update and export your key

YOUR_GPG_UID=$( gpg2 --list-secret-keys | grep -A1 'sec' | tail -1 | awk '{print $NF}' )

$ gpg2 --list-secret-keys ${YOUR_GPG_UID}

$ gpg2 --edit-key ${YOUR_GPG_UID}

gpg> uid 1

gpg> primary

gpg> notation
Enter the notation:

gpg> showpref 

gpg> save 

$ gpg2 --armor --export ${YOUR_GPG_UID} > pub-key.asc

Upload to

Select Verify email

Click the email link

You should get a message "Your key ${YOUR_GPG_UID} is now published for the identity YOUR_EMAIL_ADDRESS."

Got to your mastodon server https://YOUR-MASTODON-SERVER/settings/profile

And on the page add GPG and${YOUR_GPG_UID}


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Comment #1 posted on 2022-12-27T11:23:42Z by Ken Fallon

I have done this

Go do this.

Comment #2 posted on 2022-12-27T21:38:47Z by norrist

Me too is Verified.

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