enigmail does not find gpg-agent in kde

Waleed Hamra kubuntu-users at whamra.com
Sat Dec 17 15:50:33 UTC 2011

On 17/12/11 17:44, Waleed Hamra wrote:
> hmm... i did a fresh install of kubuntu 11.10 2 weeks ago, and things
> worked fine. but maybe due to custom config files i copied from my home
> system.
> open ~/.gnupg/gpg.conf in a text editor, create it if doesnt exist.
> make sure it has the line:
> use-agent
> alone on a line by itself. my file also has:
> utf8-strings
> keyserver hkp://keys.gnupg.net
> and were added by GPGConf as some comments in the file indicate.
> then open the file ~/.gnupg/gpg-agent.conf
> make sure it has some pinentry line, mine is:
> pinentry-program /usr/bin/pinentry-qt4
> nograb
> hope this helps.

oh, and reboot after the changes, before testing

Waleed K. Hamra
Manager of Hamra Information Systems
Lead Technician at Illusion Computers Megastore

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