moving gpg to another PC
R. Bradley Tilley
Sat May 4 20:42:02 2002
.gnupg directory is 700
options file is 664
pubring.gpg file is 664
random_seed file is 600
secring.gpg file is 600
trustdb file is 664
Place the .gnupg directory into
the users home directory and
chown and chgrp to that user.
Be sure the permissions match
the ones above.
On Saturday 04 May 2002 02:37 pm, you wrote:
> I installed GPG on a linux machine some time ago, I've now moved my
> home stuff to another machine (I still have the old one).
> I want to move my GPG stuff to the new machine.
> I saw a message in March that suggested that I would just have to
> copy the .gnupg directory to the new machine, I've tried that but it
> doesn't seem to work.
> The problem is that the key ids change as soon as the directory is
> copied. This means that the new machine can't decrypt stuff sent with
> the private key created on the old machine.
> Can anybody help?
> Nic Ferrier
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