How to create a public / private key pair using Kleopatra on Windows

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To create a new certificate using Kleopatra:

  1. In Kleopatra, press Ctrl N (or select File > New Certificate)
  2. Select Create a personal OpenPGP key pair
  3. At Enter Details, type your name, email, and comment, and select Next
  4. Select Create Key
  5. Enter a strong passphrase and select OK
  6. Once the key has been created, select Next
  7. Select Finish

Your key will now be displayed.


You can highlight the certificate and select Export Certificates to export the public key to a file.



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