GPGOL breaks Enigmail

Bob Henson bob.henson at
Mon Jan 23 20:48:24 CET 2006

Neil Williams wrote

> On Sunday 22 January 2006 8:35 pm, Bob Henson wrote:
>> I decided to try GPGOL for the few occasions that I use Outlook.
>> Unfortunately, since installing it, Enigmail's Key Management shows an
>> empty screen and I cannot use GnuPG via Enigmail at all. How do I get out
>> of this, please? In desperation I removed all the programs and registry
>> entries that I could find relating to GPGOL, but it hasn't helped.
> Check that your own keys are still set to ultimate trust, then run 
> $ gpg --update-trustdb
> (It should find and re-import the old trust settings once your own key(s) 
> is/are ultimately trusted again).
> I had this problem once or twice with Kgpg - the key management GUI front-end 
> for KDE - when I upgraded to KDE 3.5. It shouldn't happen but ....

Luckily, the key-ring was only "lost" not damaged and all the trust levels
etc appear unchanged - does it still need running?   I don't suppose it will
do any harm to run it anyway, just to make sure all is back as it was?



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