gpg: problem with the agent: Timeout gpg: skipped

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03 Sep, 2017 02:20 PM

Mail plug-in crashes reporting:

gpg: problem with the agent: Timeout
gpg: skipped "8152498B5C799C196E618ABA1CA445C09FFD78C5": Operation cancelled
gpg: signing failed: Operation cancelled

sending an email, signed OR encrypted, the mail is not being sent. After say 2 minutes, the returns an error message as per above

Are you using any other plugins? No

  1. 1 Posted by Past on 03 Sep, 2017 02:50 PM

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    playing more with GPG suite, encrypting simple text file from MacOS services menu goes ok, however signing it or decrypting it is not possible with the suite hanging

  2. 2 Posted by Past on 03 Sep, 2017 03:43 PM

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    hmmm, encrypting works, however encrypting + signing crashes with an error message:

    Encrypt/sign failed (Timeout)
    Code = 62

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Steve on 03 Sep, 2017 03:49 PM

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    Hi Past,

    welcome to the GPGTools support platform. Sorry you are having problems using GPG Suite.

    Could you please download and install our latest GPG Suite nightly build and see if the problem persists. That page also has sig and SHA256 to verify the download.

    All the best,

    Disclaimer: This is a development version which has not been thoroughly tested yet - bugs or crashes are to be expected. Thanks for helping us test.

  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Steve on 03 Sep, 2017 03:50 PM

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    Oh and are you using any additional plugins in besides GPGMail?

  5. 5 Posted by past on 03 Sep, 2017 04:02 PM

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    Hi Steve,

    going though some additional topics in KB I found a thread of someone like me ...

    Reboot helped and now everything seems to be working well ! Apologies for wasting your time on this with my ignorance ...

    BTW - no other plugins instaled ...


  6. Support Staff 6 Posted by Steve on 03 Sep, 2017 04:06 PM

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    Oh no worries. This is good news then, although I guess we both agree it should not have happened in the first place.

    If you run into further trouble, don't hesitate to open another discussion or re-open this one here.

    I'm closing this discussion.

    Enjoy your weekend!

    Best, steve

  7. Steve closed this discussion on 03 Sep, 2017 04:06 PM.

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