Fix GPGTools (web)

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18 Dec, 2011 07:09 AM

New user, got my buddies and myself setup and working on the Mac. I was looking to encrypt a file, but the Services did not seem to be working on 10.6 so I pushed the "Fix GPGTools" button in the Preference panel. This appears to have broken my installation and made GPG Keychain Access complain about a GPG Config Error: Ups, something went wrong. GPG was found on your system but there seems to be a problem with the config file. Please contact the GPGTools team So here I am.

No keys are listed in the pref, I get a blank item with a check mark. Mail complains that I have no keys. Apparently everything is in ~/.gnupg so Time Machine doesn't back it up, so I can't restore to a working state.

Any suggestions?

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  1. 1 Posted by Alex on 18 Dec, 2011 12:18 PM

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    Mh, sorry for that. First I would like to know what happened with the file ~/.gnupg/gpg.conf. Could you please attach it?

  2. 2 Posted by Jon on 18 Dec, 2011 05:55 PM

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    Here's my gpg.conf

    I did touch one thing after the fact, in an effort to identify my default key I changed the default-key value to what it is now with no visible effect. I'm not even sure that's a proper value, I got it from the name of the .asc file I emailed to my friends, since I can't see my keys at this point. I did send them to the keyserver though, though perhaps that's only the public side.

  3. 3 Posted by Alex on 18 Dec, 2011 09:22 PM

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    We found an issue with the auto fix tool. Please delete the last line of your config. This should help...

    sent from my mobile phone,
    please excuse my brevity

  4. 4 Posted by Alex on 19 Dec, 2011 06:49 PM

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    Btw: fixed in the latest GPGPreferences release and in this installer:

  5. Alex closed this discussion on 19 Dec, 2011 06:49 PM.

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