OpenGPG card indifferent places ?

John Clizbe JPClizbe at
Thu Apr 19 23:25:57 CEST 2007

John Clizbe wrote:
> Matthias Barmeier wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have an OpenGPG card and created the keys on the card. Encryption and
>> signing works perfect with enigmail.
>> But when try to access encrypted mails with enigmail from my PC at home
>> enigmail that the secret key is not available.
>> The card reader is the same but how can I tell gpg that a key from the
>> card has to be added to my keyring ??
>> Could you help please ?
> just a hunch, try importing your card's public key on your home PC.
> IIRC, the public key contains a stub that tells GnuPG to look for the secret key
> on the card.

Ooops, just checked. Secret key on the keyring contains the stub. Export the
public and secret parts of the card's key and import them on your home machine.

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