Sharing key and rings between two boxes

Johan Wevers johanw at
Sun Aug 21 12:19:12 CEST 2005

Sean Rima wrote:

>  I use GnuPG mainly on my Linux box but I also want to use it on my
>  XP box, is there anyway to share the keys safely between the both

Yes, you can just copy the keyring files between the 2 systems. Assuming
you don't do independent updates on both systems, that is. Otherwise the
usual synchronization issues might arise and you'd have to import/export
separate keys manually.

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