configure warnings and errors upon ./configure for Pinentry v0.9.7

Stephan Beck stebe at
Tue Nov 22 02:15:00 CET 2016


David Adamson:
> On Mon, Nov 21, 2016 at 12:33 PM, Stephan Beck <stebe at> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> David Adamson:
>> If you only want to use the command line (i.e. text mode) and do not
>> need a GUI, you'll probably need the pinentry-curses package. Install it
>> by typing: sudo apt-get install pinentry-curses
> Thanks for the tip. I just tried your suggestion, installed
> pinentry-curses, which installed without error but I am getting the
> same error when trying generate keys, just as before.

Ah, I forgot one thing: you have to add the following to your ~/.bashrc
export GPG_TTY

Does it work now?


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