gpgsm and Kmail and X509 certificates
wk at gnupg.org
Wed Sep 19 13:06:36 CEST 2007
On Wed, 19 Sep 2007 07:56, gnichols at tpg.com.au said:
> When configuring Kmail I click on Settings --> Configure Kmail then
> Security and I am presented with 5 tabs, two of which are Crypto
> Backends and S/MIME Validation. What do I put into these fields? The
> Crypto Backends --> Configure fields and the S/MIME Validation fields?
The defaults should be fine for now.
> trouble... I cannot enter my certificates into these fields. If I click
> on 'change' I get an error 'An error occurred while fetching the keys
> from the backend: General Error' and 'No backends found for listing
> keys. Check your installation.'
On the command line enter
this should show you your own certificates
shows all certificates. Are there any error messages?
> have successfully imported my X509 certificate into gpgsm and it is
> listed when executing gpgsm --list-keys.
-k is an alias for --list-keys. However you need to use -K (or
> Another error I get if I try and send a signed email from Kmail is:
> 'Signing failed. Bad passphrase' I don't really understand this one as
> it used to work before I upgraded to F7 from F6.
Is the gpg-agent running and a pinentry installed? Check on the command
gpgsm --passwd <your-user-id>
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