How can I change the passphrase on our secret keys?
Daniel Kahn Gillmor
dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Mon Apr 17 20:37:50 CEST 2017
On Wed 2017-04-12 11:02:04 -0500, helices wrote:
> Yes, I saw that. On one host, that works.
> On other, I get following error:
> gpg> passwd
> Key is protected.
> You need a passphrase to unlock the secret key for
> user: "Sempris <publickey at Sempris.com>"
> 4096-bit RSA key, ID 80167A71, created 2016-03-18
> gpg: cancelled by user
> Can't edit this key: Operation cancelled
We need more info about the host where this failed to help you :)
* What operating system? (and what version of the OS?)
* What version of gpg?
* What version of pinentry are you expecting to use?
* If you do the following command from the shell, do you see a pinentry
show up anywhere?
printf "option ttyname $(tty)\ngetpin\n" | pinentry
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