gpg: cannot open /dev/tty: Permission denied

Matthias Urlichs
Wed, 15 Sep 1999 08:49:15 +0200


Randy Harmon:

> I'm trying GnuPG, and I'm having some problems. This is on a Debian
> Linux 2.0.37 box. It verifies signatures OK, but spits out the
> message "cannot open /dev/tty: Permission denied".
"chmod 666 /dev/tty". Some Linux boxes have broken permissions for that device file. -- Matthias Urlichs | noris network GmbH | | ICQ: 20193661 The quote was selected randomly. Really. | -- Good-bye. I am leaving because I am bored. -- George Saunders' dying words