Help needed

Doug Barton dougb at
Fri Nov 14 01:55:03 CET 2014

On 11/13/14 3:59 PM, david at wrote:
> On 13/11/14 22:42, Doug Barton wrote:
>> On 11/13/14 2:33 PM, david at wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> Background:
>>> I exported my keys to a USB stick. Then I copied my .gnupg to a new
>>> Linux laptop. Then I imported my keys. I thought that I would be
>>> fine.
>> Why did you perform the second step? Just copy ~/.gnupg to the new system, delete
>> random_seed, and you're done.
>> Doug
> Doug,
> I just did that - and I get the same error message.

Did you fix the permissions on the ~/.gnupg directory to be 0700? What 
happens when you do 'gpg --list-keys' at the command line?

BTW, please stop attaching your key to your posts. :)


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