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key - Manages keys

key [-h|--help] <subcommands>

Manages keys

We use the term "key" to refer to OpenPGP keys that do contain secrets. This subcommand provides primitives to generate and otherwise manipulate keys.

Conversely, we use the term "certificate", or cert for short, to refer to OpenPGP keys that do not contain secrets. See "sq keyring" for operations on certificates.

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Generates a new key
Changes password protecting secrets
Manages User IDs
Converts a key to a cert
Binds keys from one certificate to another
Attests to third-party certifications

For the full documentation see

sq(1) sq-armor(1) sq-autocrypt(1) sq-certify(1) sq-dearmor(1) sq-decrypt(1) sq-encrypt(1) sq-inspect(1) sq-key-adopt(1) sq-key-attest-certifications(1) sq-key-extract-cert(1) sq-key-generate(1) sq-key-password(1) sq-key-userid(1) sq-keyring(1) sq-keyserver(1) sq-packet(1) sq-revoke(1) sq-sign(1) sq-verify(1) sq-wkd(1)

July 2022 sq 0.26.0