Help needed to setup Passphrase with GNUPG 2.0.26

SubramaniaRao, ravikumar ravikumar.SubramaniaRao at
Fri Oct 31 22:35:53 CET 2014

Daniel Kahn Gillmor,

Thank you for your reply. Yes after sending the Mail to you, I installed the Pinentry v0.8.4. But it gives the error " No package 'QtCore' found. We are using Sun Solaris 10.

P.S: The Emphasis is, once you have reached Excellence, do not stop. I was just created the Passphrase with the Famous Phrase “Excellence is not an Adjective but a Verb”, so that I can remember it..

S. Ravi Kumar

-----Original Message-----
From: Daniel Kahn Gillmor [mailto:dkg at]
Sent: Friday, October 31, 2014 2:05 PM
To: SubramaniaRao, ravikumar; gnupg-users at; Custodio, Gina
Subject: Re: Help needed to setup Passphrase with GNUPG 2.0.26

On 10/31/2014 01:31 PM, SubramaniaRao, ravikumar wrote:
> Hello GNUPG Users,
> Help needed to setup Passphrase with GNUPG 2.0.26.
> We have installed the following.
> (a)     libgpg-error-1.11
> (b)     libgcrypt-1.4.0
> (c)     libassuan-2.1.2
> (d)     libksba-1.3.1
> (e)     pth-2.0.7
> (f)     GNUPG 2.0.26.
> Then (1) % echo $PATH
> /u/ravikums/bin/bin.sun4:/u/ravikums/bin:/usr/openwin/bin/xview:/usr/openwin/bin:/usr/dt/bin:/netapp/bin:/netapp/gnu/bin:/usr/software/bin:/usr/software/utils/bin:/usr/software/rats/bin:/usr/software/test/bin:/usr/local:/usr/local/bin:/usr/ucb:/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/etc:/usr/games:/usr/lib/uucp:/etc:/usr/lib:/usr/sccs/bin:/usr/local/X11/sun4/bin:/usr/bin/X11:/r/frame/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/opt/lotus/bin:/u/ravikums/notes:.:/usr/openwin/bin:/usr/openwin/bin/xview
>         (2) echo $LD_LIBRARY_PATH
> /usr/openwin/lib:/usr/local/X11R5/sun4c/lib:/netapp/gnu/lib:/usr/openw
> in/lib:/opt/lotus/common/lel/r100/sunspa41:/usr/local/X11R5/sun4c/lib:
> /usr/local/lib:/usr/lib
> After  that we are invoking the Command "gpg2 --gen-key-The Screen Shot is pasted below: The issue is, after entering the Passphrase it stays there forever.

your screenshot suggests that you're doing all of this on some remote machine via ssh (it looks like you're using putty on windows).  You haven't mentioned what operating system you're using, though.

Anyway, gpg might want to use pinentry to gather the passphrase from the user, and it's not clear that you have the right environment set up for pinentry.

whatever package manager you have, can you install pinentry-curses and try again?


PS "Excellence is not an Adjective but a Verb" -- it's actually a noun :)

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