Someone tampered with your installation of pinentry-mac

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25 Oct, 2013 08:02 PM

Recently upgraded to Mavericks. Updated GPG to GPG suite. Received this notification on installation and subsequently on restart. Unsuccessful finding working solutions in KB and forums. Any suggestions?

Thanks guys.


  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Luke Le on 25 Oct, 2013 08:16 PM

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    Sorry for the inconvenience, we hope to have a complete fix soon.

    For the time being, please remove the /usr/local/MacGPG2 folder and re-install GPG Suite.
    After that everything should work fine.

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Steve on 25 Oct, 2013 08:44 PM

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    We've a ticket for this problem:

    If this discussion get's closed, it will be re-opened as soon as the ticket is closed so you'll receive a notification. Feel free to open a new discussions should you run into further problems or need assistance.

  3. Steve closed this discussion on 25 Oct, 2013 08:44 PM.

  4. Mark Daniels re-opened this discussion on 26 Oct, 2013 01:30 AM

  5. 3 Posted by Mark Daniels on 26 Oct, 2013 01:30 AM

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    thanks for the reply. i will let you know if all works well

  6. 4 Posted by Clemens on 26 Oct, 2013 09:00 AM

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    This is annoying as hell.

    What about a fix? Please remove this crap immediately from your release version. It made your release version completely unusable.

  7. Support Staff 5 Posted by Luke Le on 26 Oct, 2013 01:33 PM

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    Hi Mark,

    the quickest workaround is to simply use the uninstaller to remove GPG Suite and re-install it after that.

  8. 6 Posted by Mark Daniels on 26 Oct, 2013 01:38 PM

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    hi luke. worked like a charm. nit sure whats wrong with the other dude
    "clemens" i think gpgtools is awesome and priced perfectly. ;-)

  9. Support Staff 7 Posted by Steve on 26 Oct, 2013 04:38 PM

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    Clements, did that workaround work for you as well? And no worries, we are currently working on a fix. Shouldn't be too long...

    Best, steve

  10. Support Staff 8 Posted by Steve on 30 Oct, 2013 07:29 PM

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    Hi Mark and Clemens,

    this ticket is now fixed. If you want to test the fix, please download the latest nightly from here:

    Should the problem persist, please re-open this discussion. If you have other questions you can open a new one any time.

    Best, steve

  11. Steve closed this discussion on 30 Oct, 2013 07:29 PM.

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