tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Tue Jan 31 20:16:13 UTC 2006
I'm afraid I don't use kmail, so I don't think I can be much help to
you. I use Mozilla Thunderbird with the Enigmail add-on, which seems to
work very well with GnuPG.
C Hamel wrote:
> On Tuesday 2006 January 31 08:00, Tony Arnold wrote:
>>C Hamel wrote:
>>>How is it that GPGME was compiled w/o backend support?? Is no ubuntu
>>>user interested in encryption/signing? I think that is highly unlikely
>>>so would appreciate, once more, someone's solution.
>>I'm not sure what GPGME does, but I use encryption and signing with
>>gnupg on Ubuntu. Maybe you need to install the gnupg package?
>>Tony Arnold, IT Security Coordinator, University of Manchester,
>>IT Services Division, Kilburn Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL.
>>T: +44 (0)161 275 6093, F: +44 (0)870 136 1004, M: +44 (0)773 330 0039
>>E: tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk, H: http://www.man.ac.uk/Tony.Arnold
> What bothers me is the fact that I have gnupg installed (as far as I can
> tell), and I have the keys. Kmail requires a backend for encryption, and
> what I have cited in my OP is what the error msg states. In its entirety it
> states thus:
> "While scanning for OpenPGP support in baend GpgME:
> GPGME was compiled w/o support for OpenPGP.
> "While scanning for S/MIME support in backend GpgME:
> GPGME was compiled withough support for S/MIME."
> Since KMail is the app that one uses for encryption/sighning it is puzzling
> that it is not working. I am no stranger to encryption/signing but I am a
> complete stranger to this error. Knoppix, SuSE v(8.2 -10), Gentoo (2004.3 -
> 2005.1) all have worked right out of the box. This one doesn't seem to want
> to do that, unfortunately.
> Is there anything I can post --i.e., a config file, or something-- that will
> help you help me with this?
> Thanks. :-)
Tony Arnold, IT Security Coordinator, University of Manchester,
IT Services Division, Kilburn Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL.
T: +44 (0)161 275 6093, F: +44 (0)870 136 1004, M: +44 (0)773 330 0039
E: tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk, H: http://www.man.ac.uk/Tony.Arnold
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