One Private Key for several users

Peter Lebbing peter at
Mon Apr 22 13:52:50 CEST 2013

On 22/04/13 12:44, Henry Hertz Hobbit wrote:
> I just copy my whole key ring (contents of ~/.gnupg folder on Linux)
> among my multiple OS with the random_seed file modified with hexedit
> and the 0-9 & A-F modified with no plan (pure serendipity)

I consider this bad advice; just don't copy the random_seed file and let each
system generate its own.

Humans are notoriously bad at generating randomness, probably due to our
tendency to assign meaning and order to everything we encounter in life.

I also don't really see how it relates to OP's question.


I use the GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG) in combination with Enigmail.
You can send me encrypted mail if you want some privacy.
My key is available at <>

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