How to create GNUPGHOME

Hauke Laging mailinglisten at
Sun Mar 23 17:37:21 CET 2014

Am So 23.03.2014, 15:21:05 schrieb wish at
> I want to create an empty GNUPGHOME directory in a non-standard
> location into which I can import existing keys (both private and
> public).  What is the best way to do this?

export GNUPGHOME=/foo/bar
mkdir --mode=700 -p "$GNUPGHOME"
gpg --list-keys

mkdir --mode=700 -p /foo/bar
GNUPGHOME=/foo/bar gpg --list-keys

Crypto für alle:
OpenPGP: 7D82 FB9F D25A 2CE4 5241 6C37 BF4B 8EEF 1A57 1DF5
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