migration by copy of ~/.gnupg not working

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Thu Jun 3 23:13:01 CEST 2021

Am 03.06.21 um 19:50 schrieb Herr Saalfeld via Gnupg-users:
> Hi,
> I though migrating my user GPG configuration onto a new computer should
> be as simple as making a full copy of ~/.gnupg with rsync
> rsync -av old:/home/me/.gnupg /home/me/
> However, on the new computer, I see nothing when I call
> gpg -k
What does


say on your machines? Maybe $GNUPGHOME is set and points to a wrong

On your new machine you could try

export GNUPGHOME=/home/me/.gnupg/
gpg -k

and see what happens.

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