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use ssss from mageia package
1 boklm 418 This directory contains some scripts used to generate and use GPG keys
2     for Mageia.
4 boklm 926 To use them, gpg and sss packages needs to be installed.
5 boklm 418
6     - generate-key : generate a new GPG key, copy the public key in ./public
7     directory. The private key is encrypted and copied in file
8     ./private/mageia-board-seckey.gpg. The password is split in 6 parts
9     using "Shamir's Secret Sharing Scheme" with this program :
10     http://point-at-infinity.org/ssss/
11     3 parts are required to combine the password and decrypt the key.
13     - move-part : script used to move on a USB key one part of the password
14     and a copy of the encrypted GPG key. The public directory is also copied.
15     It takes as argument a number (between 1 and 6) and a path.
17     - import-priv-key : this script import the private key in directory
18     ./homedir using encrypted key and 3 parts of the password. Copy all
19     password parts in directory ./private/parts, the encrypted key in
20     ./private/mageia-board-seckey.gpg, run the script and you should be
21     able to use gpg with "gpg --homedir ./homedir"
24     And the license for all scripts in this directory (except otherwise
25     indicated, or for external programs) :
26     * This program is free software. It comes without any warranty, to
27     * the extent permitted by applicable law. You can redistribute it
28     * and/or modify it under the terms of the Do What The Fuck You Want
29     * To Public License, Version 2, as published by Sam Hocevar. See
30     * http://sam.zoy.org/wtfpl/COPYING for more details.

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