OpenGPG Card reader

John Clizbe JPClizbe at
Fri Oct 7 23:13:23 CEST 2005

Sean Rima wrote:
> Hello gnupg-users,
>   I am looking for a card reader to use under Linux, Win XP, possible
>   as standalone or on a network. I know that asking for
>   recommendations can open a can of worms but I am keen to look at this

Most readers I've seen are USB devices. I use an SCR335 from SCM
Microsystems. Have had no issue with it, works fine. Got it with an OpenPGP
card from Windows Update even updates the driver.

SCM also makes units that fit in a 5 inch drive bay. Found them when looking
for a PCMCIA flash reader for my Ultra 5's floppy-sized bay.

There's a list of tested readers in the SmartCard-Howto on

John P. Clizbe                   Inet:   JPClizbe(a)comcast DOT nyet
Golden Bear Networks             PGP/GPG KeyID: 0x608D2A10
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