Passphrase window freezes my DE's panel - is this a bug?

Andrew Gallagher andrewg at
Sun Apr 26 15:32:37 CEST 2020

> On 26 Apr 2020, at 05:04, Scott C Jacobs via Gnupg-users <gnupg-users at> wrote:
> I don't know which of the many GPG packages throws up the passphrase window, to know to which package a bug
> report should be directed (if it is a bug).  I might have thought pinentry[*], but it is NOT one of the upgraded packages.
> (I have pinentry-curses and pinentry-gnome3 (curiously, not pinentry-qt...), at versions 1.1.0-3+b1)

To find out what process is controlling a window, you could use xwininfo and xprop as described in this SO answer:

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