GPG error with KMail, cannot decrypt emails...

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Sat Apr 1 11:47:06 BST 2006

On Saturday 01 April 2006 12:34, Gary Greene wrote:
> For a while now, I've not been able to decrypt encrypted emails from people
> that are encrypted with GnuPG. I've got GPG Agent running and have
> pinentry-qt installed, but the error I get is the following from the blue
> header in the email:
> Encrypted message (decryption not possible)
> Reason: Crypto plug-in "openpgp" could not decrypt the data.
> Error: Bad passphrase

Do you get the pinentry passphrase input window?

If not the environment KMail runs in might be lacking the variable pointing to 
the gpg-agent


Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at>
Qt/KDE Developer, Debian User
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