decrypt aes256 encrypted file without gpg-agent

Dmitry Alexandrov dag at
Mon Jun 29 21:32:35 CEST 2020

Fourhundred Thecat <400thecat at> wrote:
>> On 2020-06-29 14:42, Dmitry Alexandrov wrote:
>> Fourhundred Thecat <400thecat at> wrote:
>>> I am protesting the fact, that gpg can no longer be used without the agent.
>> Yet you have not described the reason behind it so far, have you?  Why are you sure, that the issue, that make gpg-agent fail to start in your case, is hard to resolve?
> I don't have gpg-agent installed, on this particular server, where I need to decrypt one file.

Ah, so itʼs in fact very easy to resolve — just install gpg-agent. :-)
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