Find my private keys after updating my computer?

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10 May, 2017 10:31 AM


I recently did a clean install of Mac Os 10.12 on my laptop. Before I erased my hard drive for the install, I did a copy of it as a .dmg file, so I could transfer back all my preferences and whatnot after the install.

However, I can't seem to find my private PGP key, is it possible to find it somewhere in my backup? I've read this : but it's not very helpful, since I didn't backup the keys specifically.

Thanks in advance :)

  1. 1 Posted by Arnaud on 10 May, 2017 11:59 AM

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    Nevermind, I found the .gnupg folder in my backup and everything is in order :)

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Steve on 11 May, 2017 01:10 PM

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    Hi Arnaud,

    welcome to the GPGTools support platform. Sorry you were having problems using GPG Suite.

    And glad to hear, this is already solved for you. I'm closing this discussion. Should you need further assistance or have questions you can re-open this discussion here or open a new one any time.

    Best, steve

  3. Steve closed this discussion on 11 May, 2017 01:10 PM.

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