GPG Keychain: Key export does not work on macos catalina 10.15

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24 Jul, 2019 07:19 AM

I used GPG Keychain before and it worked fine, but after os upgrade "Export" button do nothing. You click it and nothing happened.
I tried to reinstall GPG Toolkit, but it didn't help.

  1. 1 Posted by Anton on 24 Jul, 2019 07:31 AM

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    I achieved export by using console tool: gpg --export-secret-keys
    It did the trick

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Steve on 24 Jul, 2019 08:59 PM

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    Hi Anton,

    thanks for taking the time to report this problem.

    We are aware of macOS 10.15 Catalina developer releases. We have a ticket for this problem. I connected this discussion with the existing ticket. That means, should this discussion get closed, it will be re-opened as soon as the ticket is closed. That way you'll stay in the loop and get notified as soon as we have news. Feel free to open a new discussions should you run into further problems or need assistance.

    It's hard to tell when there will be an official (beta) release of GPG Suite for macOS Catalina but we'll keep you posted.


  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Steve on 07 Aug, 2019 02:35 PM

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    Hi Anton,

    this issue has been fixed. If you want to test the fix, please download our latest hotfix GPG Suite. That page also has Signature file and SHA1 to verify the download. Thanks for helping us test this fix.

    To install the nightly on macOS 10.15 Catalina, mount the dmg file, then right-click the "Install" option and select "Open".

    Should the problem persist, please do let us know and re-open this discussion.

    Should you see trouble using GPG Suite in the future, don't hesitate to get in touch and open a new discussion any time.


    Disclaimer: This is a development version which has not been thoroughly tested yet, so bugs or crashes are to be expected.

  4. Steve closed this discussion on 07 Aug, 2019 02:35 PM.

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