Question about secret service integration and saved passphrases

Jan Eden tech at
Thu Jan 5 15:42:29 CET 2023

On 2023-01-05 13:51, Ingo Klöcker wrote:

> On Donnerstag, 5. Januar 2023 02:50:25 CET Jackson Chen via Gnupg-users wrote:
> > i had enabled KeePassXC secret service integration (some free desktop
> > standard). when i use my secret GPG/PGP keys, i get prompted by KeePassXC
> > to unlock the database (if locked). after unlocking the database, GPG goes
> > back to asking for the passphrase through pinentry.
> > 
> > the problem i have is that the pinentry program (pinentry-qt) does not have
> > a checkbox to save the passphrase, which is what i need to save the
> > passphrase into KeePassXC. is there a way to either save an entry for the
> > key's passphrase directly in KeePassXC, or indirectly through some pinentry
> > program or other way?
> I think there's a pinentry-gnome3 which supports saving passwords via the 
> secret service integration. It should work fine in KDE Plasma.
> Searching the internet I found this link which might be helpful:

I can confirm that pinentry-gnome3 works well with seahorse in Ubuntu

- Jan
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