KGpg unable to detect "gpg-agent"

Dess222 at Dess222 at
Fri Dec 12 19:35:41 UTC 2014

Please delete my email address.
In a message dated 12/12/2014 1:34:17 P.M. Central Standard Time,  
jerry at writes:

On Fri,  12 Dec 2014 13:29 -0500, Michael Powell stated:

>Matt Smith  wrote:
>> On Dec 12 08:47, Jerry wrote:
>>>Fri,  12 Dec 2014 08:44:48 -0500
>>>When attempting to  use KGpg, I receive this error message:
>>>The use  of GnuPG Agent is enabled in GnuPG's configuration  file
>>>(/home/gerard/.gnupg/gpg.conf). However, the agent does  not seem to be
>>>running. This could result in problems with  signing/decryption. Please
>>>disable GnuPG Agent from KGpg  settings, or fix the agent.
>>>The agent is  running:
>>>gerard     37899   0.0  0.1   45412   3248  -  Ss    Sun08AM     0:06.36
>>>What is the  problem? I tried rebooting without  success.
>> I had a similar problem with the mutt email client since the  upgrade
>> from 2.0.x to 2.1.x where it couldn't see that gpg-agent  was running. I
>> fixed this by adding a new environment variable in  my .bashrc startup:
>> export  GPG_AGENT_INFO="$HOME/.gnupg/S.gpg-agent"
>> This may  help as it looks like a similar issue.
>This is a  cosmetic thing, as noted the agent is actually running. There 
>been  a patch for this submitted to KDE so at some time in the future,  
>perhaps the next minor-point release, when kgpg gets rebuilt with the  new 
>patch this error will go away.

I used  the: export GPG_AGENT_INFO="$HOME/.gnupg/S.gpg-agent" suggestion, 
all  is well. Thanks!


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