GnuPG 2.1 how to delete card based secret key ?

Oleg Gurevich oleg at
Fri Feb 5 19:51:08 CET 2016

... to delete key from the keyring

mit freundlichen Grüßen/ с уважением/ sincerely yours

Oleg Gurevich

PGP fingerprint: 38A0 D0CC BD23 1707 B0AF  D158 E9D7 6E3F E74A 0B0C

> On 05 Feb 2016, at 19:36, Peter Lebbing <peter at> wrote:
>> On 05/02/16 15:08, Oleg Gurevich wrote:
>> with GnuPG modern (2.1) i can't delete anymore a secret key based on 
>> smartcard. Is there an known workaround ?
> Do you want the key off your keyring or off your smartcard?
> Peter.
> -- 
> 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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