changing location of the home folder from ~/.gnupg to other

John Clizbe JPClizbe at
Fri Mar 7 00:00:19 CET 2008

vl.pavlov wrote:
> ahoy again
> when i use 
> export GNUPGHOME=/path/to/the/folder 
> my homedir is changed but when i restart my comp. home dir is still ~/gnupg

you'll need to set the environment variable every time you login, usually this
is either in .profile or in .bashrc (assuming you're using bash as your shell)

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