In order to run the program KGpg, you need to run the program as
kgpg -k in konsole.
To fix kpg so it maintains the -k argument, you must modify the application in KMenu.
Click KMenu > Right click on Applications > Edit Applications > Click KGpg under Utilities
Modify the command to read:
KGpg should now launch properly.
To generate a new private key, launch KGpg.
Click Keys > Then click Generate Key Pair
To export your public key
Single click on your key > Then Click Export Public Key