cannot sign, encrypt, decrypt
i'm working on Mac with OS 10.7.2 and gpg tools is not working at all. I've downloaded a number of times and when i try to "sign" for a key, nothing pops up, when i try to "encrypt" a document, nothing pops up asking me for a password.
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Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 19 Nov, 2011 08:58 PM
could you please provide some more information what exactly you are trying to do?
With which software are you trying to do what? We need this info to help you solve your issues.
Here's a form for your report. Could you fill that?
Hope this helps,
2 Posted by Alex on 19 Nov, 2011 09:40 PM
please make sure you've downloaded the latest version (Version 2011.11.17, and once is enough) from http://www.gpgtools.org/installer/index.html and to have a look at the screencast at http://www.gpgtools.org/screencast.html.
It's interesting to see that there might be still issue on some systems. Please tell us more details so we can look into it.
Best regards, Alex
3 Posted by rbuch on 21 Nov, 2011 08:00 PM
Im also running 10.7.2 and GPGmail is working with PGP(MIME signing but I cannot encrypt the email - the LOCK Icon is grayed out.
Support Staff 4 Posted by Steve on 21 Nov, 2011 10:34 PM
please note that you can only encrypt a message if you have the public key of the recipient in your keychain. Is that the case?
5 Posted by René Buch on 22 Nov, 2011 09:15 AM
Im not sure I understand your last message - Have tested towards a person where I have the PUB Key - still cannot encrypt
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6 Posted by Alex on 22 Nov, 2011 02:03 PM
Just to verify:
You mean you can't reproduce the workflow shown at our screencast? I.e. you can't send encrypted mails to gpgtools-org (at) lists.gpgtools (dot) org and you've a key for exactly the mail address you're using in Mail.app? Could you provide as the according screenshot, please?
Support Staff 7 Posted by Luke Le on 22 Nov, 2011 05:20 PM
could you check your Console.app output and post that here?
That might help to solve the issue.
8 Posted by rbuch on 22 Nov, 2011 09:24 PM
I send you Screen Shots and Console output when trying to send to you support email which PUB KEY is in my keychain
Support Staff 9 Posted by Luke Le on 22 Nov, 2011 09:25 PM
apparently you do in fact have the correct public keys.
Below you'll find a link to the dev version of GPGMail.
Please check if you are able to encrypt using that version.
10 Posted by Doug Clinton on 24 Nov, 2011 09:59 AM
May or may not be relevant, but I've found that if I add a public key to my keychain, I need to restart Mail before I can encrypt email to that user. Until I restart the lock button remains greyed out.
Support Staff 11 Posted by Luke Le on 24 Nov, 2011 10:50 AM
yeah, this is still a missing feature of the alpha version, but will be added in the next release, which is due soon.
Alex closed this discussion on 16 Dec, 2011 01:01 PM.