keypair to/from armor format

David Picón Álvarez david at
Mon Jan 28 14:45:11 CET 2008

> I don't trust any electrical medium ( USB disk, DVD-R and so on ) as
> backup copy of my keypairs. I think I want hardcopy of my keys.  In
> the user manual, however, I learned how to export/import public keys (
> in armor mode ). but I don't see how to do the same on the private
> key. Is it possible? Thanks.

Same way. The --armor or -a options are available pretty much for any 
command that produces keys, messages, signatures, etc.


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