pinentry-gnome3 and gpg-agent 2.0.28 kbd accelerators not working

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at
Thu Jun 4 20:23:31 CEST 2015

On Thu 2015-06-04 14:11:20 -0400, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> On Thu 2015-06-04 13:52:34 -0400, Neal H. Walfield wrote:
>> I just tried something similar on my system and the accelerators are
>> displayed and work fine.  There is probably a bug in the gcr backend
>> that you are using.  I'm on Xfce and thus (AIUI) I get the Gtk+ back
>> end.
> Thanks for the quick response, Neal.  another twisty maze of
> dependencies for me to track down :/
> Can you send a screenshot of what your xfce screenshot looks like?  I'll
> try to reproduce it here too...

Here's what i see under xfce4 on debian unstable:

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in this case, the accelerators work for Cancel and OK, but they don't
work for "_Save in password manager".

What's different about our setups that they work for you?


PS i notice one other issue under xfce4 that doesn't happen in gnome3:
in xfce4, the TAB key is treated as input to the password field, instead
of switching input fields.  shift-TAB, however, does work to cycle
through the fields in reverse tab order.  under GNOME, both TAB and
shift-TAB work as expected.  weirdness...

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