My Conclusions

Larry Brower ivangrunt09 at
Sun Nov 16 09:44:25 CET 2014

I have never had any issues moving keys between boxes. In fact I moved my
keys just last week to a box at work.

What exactly is the nature of the problem?

On Friday, November 14, 2014, david at <david at> wrote:

> Hi All,
> After spending 62 hours on what I thought would be a simple task namely to
> get a fully
> functioning gnupg mirror on my 64 bit Linux system - I realise this is an
> impossible task to
> do. In the past I've ended up creating a new set of certificates - but
> this time round I
> thought that I would apply some effort.
> My conclusion is It IS Impossible To Transfer Your Keys From The Same O/S
> To Another Machine.
> There is no one in the entire universe that has ever attempted it. And if
> they have THEY
> HAVE FAILED. Not one person on this list knows how to do it successfully.
> No one. NOT ONE OF
> YOU can transfer a mirror image of your .gnupg folder and expect it to
> work.
> This tells me what I have long suspected - yes it's good at encryption and
> signing but the
> programme is fundamentally flawed as to make it utter crap. My keys are
> PERFECT but the
> software is CRAP. Werner Koch knows it's crap. Every one knows it's crap.
> So, If I want to go on signing and encrypting my emails I HAVE TO CREATE
> BLOODY KEYS!!!!!!!!
> I am not a happy bunny!!!
> David
> --
> “See the sanity of the man! No gods, no angels, no demons, no body.
> Nothing of the
> kind.Stern, sane,every brain-cell perfect and complete even at the moment
> of death. No
> delusion.” -
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