Smart card works with GPG v1 but not with GPG v2 on Ubuntu

Jens Lechtenboerger cloudpg at
Sun Jun 30 11:04:23 CEST 2013

On Sa, Jun 29 2013, Pete Stephenson wrote:

> Ok, but isn't pcscd the scdaemon?

No.  Actually, I don’t know anything about the Crypto Stick but I’m
using an OpenPGP smartcard.  I don’t need pcscd at all.  In fact, on
one of my machines pcscd was installed and interfered with scdaemon.
I wrote about what I learned at [1].

My advice: Uninstall pcscd and re-try.

Best wishes


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