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After reinstalling my system, I copied the .gnupg folder from backup into my new home folder.

Unfortunately, Seahorse does not read-in the passwords from that folder.

It does pick-up the ssh keys from the .ssh folder and the certificate keys from .gnupg.

With a previous reinstall, it did pick-up the passwords.

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Seahorse does not read the passwords from $HOME/.gnupg, but from $HOME/.gnome2/keyrings.

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