OpenPGP button gray, sign and encrypt buttons disabled

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21 Sep, 2015 03:14 AM

Which of our tools is giving you problems?


(Nightly) 2.6a1 (56eae40)

Describe your problem. Add as much detail as possible.

Just as it says in the title. I've upgraded to El Capitan GM and removed all prior config. Installed the pre-release GPGSuite and the El Capitan alpha GPGMail. No green on OpenPGP and both sign and encrypt buttons are grayed out.

What did you expect instead

Expected green OpenPGP and blue/check sign, lock available to encrypt.

Describe steps leading to the problem.

Installed new suite, new GPGMail

If your problem concerns GPGMail, are other plugins installed in


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  1. 1 Posted by chris on 21 Sep, 2015 03:16 PM

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    Never mind! I'm a putz. I added the email address I was using and it works now :)

  2. chris closed this discussion on 21 Sep, 2015 04:51 PM.

  3. Steve re-opened this discussion on 21 Sep, 2015 04:54 PM

  4. Support Staff 2 Posted by Steve on 21 Sep, 2015 04:54 PM

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    Hi Chris,

    yep, encryption is only available if you enter a recipeint and are in possision of the public key for the mail address you are writing to.

    Glad you were able to figure this out.

    I'm closing this discussion. If you need further assistance or have questions you can re-open this discussion here or open a new one any time.

    Best, steve

  5. Steve closed this discussion on 21 Sep, 2015 04:55 PM.

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