Dear all Thanks for your help
> 'man gpg'
> You would've found the option '--homedir'
>in the options file or on the command line. Look at --keyring and
>--no-default-keyring on the man page.
As an aside to this I thought I'd mention that when I did "man gpg" I got...... "No man page due to missing docbook-to-man" So, maybe it's missing ? Downloaded from..... http://www.gnupg.org Thanks :-) -- Richard Sheffield UK