GnuPGv2 & 'pinentry' on Linux w/ remote access

Peter Lebbing peter at
Thu Mar 23 11:40:34 CET 2017

Hi Sndr,

On 22/03/17 15:46, Sander Smeenk via Gnupg-users wrote:
> I'm trying to make the big step from GnuPG v1 to v2 but i'm experiencing
> agonizing pains caused by the forced use of "pinentry" by gpg-agent and
> friends, or rather the way the GPG_TTY stuff works?

The first thing we really need to know before we can give good help, is:
which version of GnuPG are you using?

$ gpg2 --version
gpg (GnuPG) 2.1.18
libgcrypt 1.7.6-beta



I use the GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG) in combination with Enigmail.
You can send me encrypted mail if you want some privacy.
My key is available at <>

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