OpenPGP card stopped working
hlmuller at yahoo.com
Thu Mar 27 16:34:35 CET 2008
If you decide not to remove seahorse-agent, for any reason, you can workaround the issue by using the --no-use-agent option with gpg. You still will be unable to decrypt with seahorse agent.
----- Original Message ----
> From: Stephan Hermann <sh at sourcecode.de>
> To: Andreas Grassl <andog at gmx.net>
> Cc: gnupg-users at gnupg.org
> Sent: Wednesday, March 26, 2008 5:53:09 PM
> Subject: Re: OpenPGP card stopped working
> Andreas Grassl wrote:
> > Sven Radde schrieb:
> >> Am Sonntag, den 09.03.2008, 15:05 +0100 schrieb Sven Radde:
> >>> Apart from applying the regular patches, the only action I remember that
> >>> could possibly have an impact on GnuPG was installing the "seahorse"
> >>> package. However, removing it again did not change anything.
> >> Update: It works again. Simply removing the seahorse package left a
> >> "seahorse-agent" process running, which was apparently responsible for
> >> the hassle. Only after a reboot that was gone, too...
> >> Cheers, my OpenPGP card is back!
> >> All that's left is to wonder why seahorse (in particular its agent)
> >> breaks a working smartcard setup...
> > I had the same problem here. Uninstalling seahorse solved my issue. I
> > run Ubuntu 7.10, gpg 1.4.6 and thunderbird 2.0.12 with enigmail 0.95.6.
> > In thunderbird it didn't work to do anything regarding the CryptoCard,
> Seahorse is known to not work with smartcard setup...I had very same the
> Enigmail you can workaround, you just give him a key id like this
> "0x!" <-- the "!" is important
> Just like you do when you want to avoid the use your card (thx to the
> guys here from the list, who gave me the hint ;))
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