retrieving data with a new username

Albert Reiner areiner at
Sun Sep 24 23:54:52 CEST 2006

[Edward <edhe at>, Sat, 23 Sep 2006 09:49:28 -0700 (PDT)]:
> I used gpg to back-up my data. I had disk problems. I reformatted the disk;
> and am now using a different username. When I try 'sudo gpg -d
> hebrews.....tqz | tar -xzvpP' I get the error 'Cant open file. No such file
> or directory'; enenthough  it is showing what I would see if I had done
> 'sudo gpg -d hebrews....tqz | tar -tz'

As you see the correct output, the problem cannot be with gpg.
Instead, it must be tar that complains.  Could it be that the tar
archive has absolute paths in it?



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