restoring ~/.gnupg folder
boldyrev+nospam at cgitftp.uiggm.nsc.ru
Fri Feb 6 10:50:25 CET 2004
On 8644 day of my life Charles Howse wrote:
> Apparently, that was a bad decision. Now, when I try to import another key,
> say the Microsoft pgp key, it won't work because it can't find a writable
As you copied ~/.gnupg from CD, which is read-only, your file are
read-only too. Just change permissions.
> [root at moe root]# ll /home/charles/.gnupg
> total 32
> -r--r--r-- 1 charles charles 8075 Jan 30 20:52 gpg.conf
> Now to my questions:
> What is the proper way to save my secret key to a floppy?
I'd saved archived ~/.gnupg. For example, tar restores permissions
when data is unpacked.
> Can I recover from the present situation, and if so, how?
chmod 700 ~/.gnupg
chmod 600 ~/.gnupg/*
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