encryption/sign failed! error message

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07 Jan, 2016 04:06 PM

I am having a similar issue and it was working just yesterday... This is the exact error code I am getting:

gpg: problem with the agent: Timeout
gpg: skipped "4F27FB2BECB3E24766D9307798C04657E073C27F": Operation cancelled
gpg: signing failed: Operation cancelled

Can someone assist?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 07 Jan, 2016 04:26 PM

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    Hi KG,

    please create a new discussion if you need assistance with GPG Suite. Posting on existing discussions is often not a good idea. Since having many users in one discussion is likely to cause confusion, we prefer to solve issues on a "per case" basis. That helps to keep the discussion straight forward and provide a fast solution to you and other users.

    I have thus split your comment into a separate discussion.

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  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Steve on 10 Feb, 2016 03:16 PM

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    Closing, since no further user feedback was received. Should your problem persist, feel free to re-open this discussion any time.

    If you are still seeing this problem, please do get in touch.

    All the best, steve

  3. Steve closed this discussion on 10 Feb, 2016 03:16 PM.

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