Strange error message when running pinentry-gtk-2

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at
Mon Dec 5 22:39:06 CET 2011

On 12/05/2011 04:33 PM, Veet Vivarto wrote:
> the "--gen-key" command starts a long process of promts, questions and
> answers.
> Is it possible to bypass all of this by providing the name email
> and other necessary information all in one line?

You're probably looking for the --batch option.  You can write your
various information into an (ugly) print hack and pipe it into gpg
--batch --gen-key if it really must all be a one-liner.



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