l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
L U G O D
 
Next Meeting:
November 4: Social gathering
Next Installfest:
TBD
Latest News:
Oct. 10: LUGOD Installfests coming again soon
Page last updated:
2005 Dec 18 11:03

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox-tech mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Re: [vox-tech] gpg-agent issues
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [vox-tech] gpg-agent issues



On Fri, Dec 16, 2005 at 10:02:00AM -0800, Richard Crawford wrote:
> I'm trying to get gpg-agent running on my FC3 laptop so that I don't have to 
> type in my passphrase each time I send out an e-mail.  Unfortunately, when I 
> try to start gpg-agent with the command:
> 
> $ gpg-agent
> 
> I get the following error message:
> 
> gpg-agent: can't connect to '/home/richard/.gnupg/S.gpg-agent': No such file 
> or directory
> gpg-agent: no gpg-agent running in this session

<snip>

> When, for kicks and giggles, I try to execute:
> 
> $ gpg-agent --daemon
> 
> I get this error message:
> 
> can't connect to '/home/richard/.gnupg/log-socket': No such file or directory
> GPG_AGENT_INFO=/tmp/gpg-4p6U8v/S.gpg-agent:10175:1 export GPG_AGENT_INFO;
> 
> ...even though there is a file in /home/richard/.gnupg called log-socket.  
> However, that file appears to be empty.  Also, when I again execute

The error message above looks very fishy indeed: it looks like it's
attempting to read in that entire line, starting with GPG_AGENT_INFO and
ending with the export command, as the /name/ of a file. Try to find out
what is doing that (a miswritten config file somewhere?)

You can use the fuser or lsof commands to find all the processes that
have a given file open: that could come in handy; as could examining the
/proc/<pid> directory of gpg-agent (run with --daemon), and examining
what files it has open.

HTH,
Micah
_______________________________________________
vox-tech mailing list
vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox-tech



LinkedIn
LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
facebook
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
Appahost Applications
For a significant contribution towards our projector, and a generous donation to allow us to continue meeting at the Davis Library.