How do I access/use a GPG keychain stored on a USB stick
I prefer it to access my keyring while it is located on my USB
stick. (Without the need to import the keyring to my Mac.)
My question is: How do I tell GPG where to look for the keyRing and use the key's from there.
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1 Posted by Mento on 15 Jul, 2015 11:32 AM
do you want the whole keyring on the USB-Stick or only the secret keys?
I would suggest to only move the secring to the stick.
To do this:
1.) Close GPG Keychain, Mail and every other gpg Application.
2.) Move the file ~/.gnupg/secring.gpg to the USB-Stick.
3.) Add the following lines to ~/.gnupg/gpg.conf
With this method, you're able to encrypt anything without your stick. You need the stick only to decrypt and sign.
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Steve re-opened this discussion on 03 Apr, 2017 03:48 PM
Support Staff 2 Posted by Steve on 03 Apr, 2017 03:48 PM
@astro: have you tried following the steps giving in comment #1?
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