Unhelpful error message while attempting to generate key pair

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Fri Sep 15 10:44:16 CEST 2023

On Thu, 14 Sep 2023 14:33, Alan Mackenzie said:

> But I'd like to apologise for the tone of my first post, which came out

No problem, my tone is also often pretty rude.

> Yes, it was my pinentry, which had been set up to use gnome3.  I was

Actually a pinentry should fallback to curses if DISPLAY is not set.
But the pinentry-gnome3 (?) has some special features and I doubt that
anyone looked at it for a long time.



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refuse military service.             - A. Einstein
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