OpenPGP card && exporting secret keys

Andrew Gallagher andrewg at
Tue Feb 6 11:16:07 CET 2018

On 06/02/18 10:03, Peter Lebbing wrote:
> So I always just create an
> on-disk key, back that up, and subsequently move the keys to the card.
> Obviously you need to think about data left on disk after removal of
> files; I'm just giving a quick outline. Hint: I don't have a hard disk
> plugged into the system I'm using to do this.

I recommend using an offline system to do this; then you don't need to
worry about leaving traces behind. Tails is a good solution, as it
provides an encrypted persistent partition and comes with a recent gnupg

Andrew Gallagher

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