using master key from usb
wmsopou at gmail.com
Sun Mar 20 21:51:54 CET 2016
Hi Damian and Dashamir
Those are all great solutions, tnx :)
On Sat, Mar 19, 2016 at 7:26 PM, Damien Goutte-Gattat <
dgouttegattat at incenp.org> wrote:
> On 03/19/2016 01:24 PM, Me Self wrote:
>> I can use the master key with:
>> gpg --homedir /media/myusb/gnupg ...
>> Now I want to --sign-keys a key that is imported in the keyring on the
> You can use the --keyring option to add your normal public keyring
> (containing the key you want to sign):
> $ gpg --homedir /media/myusb/gnupg --keyring ~/.gnupg/pubring.gpg ...
> Is there an easier way to use the master key?
> If you’re using GnuPG 2.1, an easy and (IMHO) elegant way is to create a
> symlink pointing to your master key on the USB stick:
> $ ln -s /media/myusb/gnupg/private-keys-v1.d/XXXXXXX.key
> (where XXXXXX is the *keygrip* of your master key, which you can learn
> with the --with-keygrip option when listing keys).
> You can then call gpg as usual, without needing to change its home
> directory. When you are done, just remove the symlink and unmount your USB
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