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An old key I had is sitting on the keyserver. I lost the secret key, so how do I now revoke it? Thank you....
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    gpg revoke a lost key?


    An old key I had is sitting on the keyserver. I lost the secret key, so how do I now revoke it? Thank you.

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    The GNU Privacy Handbook (Google it) suggests that the first thing you should do after generating a key is generate the revocation certificate and hide it somewhere, for this very case.

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