copy GNUPG keys for user from one box to another

Steve Butler sbutler at
Fri Feb 6 07:19:19 CET 2004

I have had no problems exporting private keys and importing them.  I use
gnupg on both Windows and Linux.

-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Fox [mailto:dissectingtable at]

Steve Butler wrote:

| Folks should know how to do an --export --import (with appropriate
| in addition to cp, mv, ftp, tar, copy, rename, and a host of other

I've read in the gpg docs that --export doesn't do private keys
properly.  I usually export from PGPkeys in Windows and pass around that
file, since it does private keys properly.  If I didn't have that option
I'd just copy the file itself around.

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