how to transfer a secret key to another comp?

Neil Williams linux at
Thu Jun 17 10:15:57 CEST 2004

On Thursday 17 June 2004 8:28, Bruno Boettcher wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 11:24:56PM -0400, David Shaw wrote:
> nevertheless, now the probelms grow even stranger:

Which machine was this on?

> gpg --delete-secret-and-public-key E0807C30
> gpg: key `E0807C30' not found: eof

gpg --delete-secret-key 0xE0807C30

Make sure it's gone by listing the secret keys:
gpg --list-secret-keys

> gpg: E0807C30: delete key failed: eof
> laptop:~$ gpg --import gpg.sec

Umm, did you actually delete the secret key from the laptop or from the other 
machine? It's the laptop keyring that needs the secret key removal.

If you've done what I think you've done, you need to re-import gpg.sec on the 
other machine. Use --list-secret-keys on both machines and find out where you 


Neil Williams
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