GPG2 hangs the system if I activate another window
rfflrccrd at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 20:23:06 CET 2012
On 02/09/2012 09:20 AM, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Feb 2012 23:15, rfflrccrd at gmail.com said:
>> It seems GPG2 on my system is running Seahorse, a Gnome front end
> Seahorse and gnome-keyring are hijacking the gpg-agent connection. It
> is a source of constant frustration. You can configure gnome-keyring
> not to badly emulate some gpg-agent functions.
Thanks for your suggestion.
I'd like to do without both Seahorse and gnome-keyring. I don't need
in my case passwords are managed by another application anyway.
I've tried replacing Seahorse with pinentry-gtk-2, which I've found on
my system, but currently I've managed to have just a pinentry-gtk-2
popup window flashing for
an instant and then GPG failing. Here is what I've done:
- cleared the GPG_AGENT_INFO environment variable, which avoids my
running GPG2 with the --use-agent option;
- created ~/.gnupg/gpg.conf with this content:
- following directions given here:
I've created a ~/bin/gpg-agent.sh (instead of a
ran it, and checked that gpg-agent was running. Then I've created a
~/.gnupg/gpg-agent.conf with this content:
Any suggestion? Thanks.
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