Problems with KDE 3.1. KMail's OpenGPG and S/MIME warnings about some GPG messages

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at
Mon Feb 24 15:49:51 GMT 2003

Mark Hillary wrote:
> The problem that you are having is that the built in gpg support in
> kmail does not understand PGP/Mime, which is how messages are signed
> using the new plugins from the aegypten project. This plug-in allows
> multipart messages to have every part signed and for attachments to be
> signed. (If you turn the Mime viewer on in kmail you will see the
> difference in different signing methods).
> These links will help.
> The main problem with these plugins is the prerequisites.

Hopefully the distributors will take care of this. For Debian there 
exist already easy to install packages of all necessary libraries.

> Maybe that
> warning should have a show only once message on it.

It has.

BTW, in the meantime the message box has been completely removed (-> KDE 
3.1.1). Instead the info is now shown in the signature status frame.


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