Migrating password store to new hard drive

Neil Webster jarraneil at gmail.com
Tue Apr 6 19:43:59 CEST 2021

That worked. Thanks for the help.

On 4/4/21 3:48 PM, Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> On Sonntag, 4. April 2021 20:14:56 CEST Neil Webster via Gnupg-users wrote:
>> I have recently installed a new SSD on my computer and I am trying to
>> move my password store (using pass) to the new drive. I am using Ubuntu
>> 20.04.2 LTS.
> I have always copied the whole ~/.gnupg folder from the old system/disk to the
> new system/disk when I migrated to a new PC or a new hard drive. Actually, I
> always copied my whole home directory. Only when setting up a secondary
> computer I copied selected folders including the ~/.gnupg folder and the
> password store.
> I suggest to do the same, i.e., instead of exporting and importing secret
> keys, simply copy the .gnupg folder from the old disk to the new disk. Make a
> backup of the already existing .gnupg folder on the new disk before proceeding
> just in case.
> Regards,
> Ingo
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