MacGPG: Cannot decrypt, password not recognized

Nicholas's Avatar


07 Dec, 2017 07:06 AM

As said above. Correct password ist not recognised!

Acceptance of correct password

macOS                   10.13.1     17B1003
GPG Suite               2017.2      2063    (e459897)
GPGMail                 3.0b2       1268    (3353e50)
GPG Keychain            1.4.1       1391    (b5c89a4)
GPGServices             1.11.2      969     (e5438f7)
MacGPG                  2.2.3       895     (17e3e67)
GPG Suite Preferences   2.1.1       993     (05eb1a6)
Libmacgpg               0.8.1       826     (9410d73)
pinentry                0.9.7       6       (6aeb033)
  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Luke Le on 07 Dec, 2017 07:18 PM

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    Hi Nicholas,

    we are very sorry you are experiencing issues with the latest version of GPG Suite.

    We have heard from other users that they have seen a similar problem and the solution was, to move aside a custom version of GnuPG they had installed under /usr/local/bin/gpg

    By running the following two commands in terminal, you should be able to fix this issue:

    sudo mv /usr/local/bin/gpg /usr/local/bin/gpg-v1.old
    sudo ln -s /usr/local/MacGPG2/bin/gpg /usr/local/bin/gpg

    Hope that helps.

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