Getting KMail to let me encrypt to an unsigned key?

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at
Mon May 15 23:37:11 CEST 2006

On Monday 15 May 2006 11:04, Adam Funk wrote:
> (Two apologies: this is slightly off-topic, and I've also posted the
> same question to the debian-user list.)

You should have tried kdepim-users at :-)

> I'm running the Debian kmail 3.3.2-3 package and gpg 1.4.3 compiled
> from the source.
> As far as I can tell, it flatly refuses to let me encrypt a message
> to any key that doesn't have a signature chain back to a trusted key.
>  I can see the usefulness of a warning about doing this, but I've
> accidentally sent a message unencrypted while trying to find a way
> around the problem.
> Is there any way to override this restriction?

No, but there's a corresponding (and already very old) wish in KDE's bug 
tracking system (

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