problems with scute

Marcus Brinkmann marcus.brinkmann at
Wed Dec 30 23:50:07 CET 2009

Stefan Xenon wrote:
> Hi!
> I installed GPG4Win which includes a Scute module for Firefox.
> Unfortunately it does not recognize my OpenPGP Card out of the box.
> According to the Scute documentation there is some preparation required:
> . But the required script is not included in GPG4win
> and would not run on Windows because it is a Linux shell script.

That scute is included is an unofficial feature at this point.

> Is the described preparation still required and if yes, how to do this
> on Windows?

Try "gpgsm --gen-key" which has the same functionality as the script.

> Also I did a quick search on Linux (Debian, Ubuntu) and it seems that
> there is no package available. Is this true so that I would need to use
> the source package on Linux?



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