Unsafe Permission Warnings

Johan Wevers johanw@vulcan.xs4all.nl
Wed Mar 12 11:18:02 2003

Marc R. Jacobs wrote:

> gpg: Warning: unsafe permissions on file "/home/marc/.gnupg/trustdb.gpg"

That means this file is writable or readable by someone else than you.

> I am new to Linux, and am unclear as to what to do to fix this problem.

chmod 600 ~/.gnupg/trustdb.gpg
chmod 700 ~/.gnupg

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