exporting my private key
Fri Mar 23 21:52:14 2001
Chris Jones <email@example.com> writes:
> I've searched the online docs, but I can't find an answer to this
> I have a GPG key at home, and a different one at work. As I
> frequently read personal email from work, it would be nice if I could
> respond to personal email at work with a GPG signature that
> corresponds to that address.
> The problem is that I can't figure out how to copy my private key from
> one computer to another, without clobbering the private key that's
> already on the destination machine. Any help?
I think you're looking for
gpg --export-secret-key <keyid> > secret_key
gpg --import secret_key
I think that should do the trick.
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Version: GnuPG v1.0.4 (GNU/Linux)
Comment: For info see http://www.gnupg.org
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