Several Internet-based key servers offer the public keys of many users. To engage in encrypted communication with a large number of users, use these servers to distribute your public key. For this purpose, export your public key to one of these servers. Similarly, KGpg enables you to search one of these servers for the keys of certain people and import their public keys from the server. Open the key server dialog with+ .
If your search on the key server is successful, a list of all retrieved server entries is displayed in a new window. Select the key to include in your key ring and click Figure 13.4, “Hits and Import” (↑Applications). Confirm the following message with then exit the key server dialog with . The imported key then appears in the main overview of the key manager and is ready for use.. See
To export your key to one of the freely accessible key servers on the Internet, select thetab in the key server dialog. Designate the target server and the key to export by means of two drop-down menus. Then start the export with .