Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 359041
kmail: gpg backend no longer working with error: "An error occurred while fetching the keys from the backend: General error"
Last modified: 2008-01-02 10:16:00 EST
Description of problem:
When trying to configure KMail's gpg key settings, the following error dialog
An error occurred while fetching the keys from the backend:
Additionally, the messages that I send that are "signed" don't appear to be
signed with my key, despite the pinhelper popping up and asking for my
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
$ rpm -q kdepim
Steps to Reproduce:
1. In kmail, Settings->Configure KMail
2. Identities tab, modify a menu
3. if you have keys selected for this identity, you will get an error right
away; otherwise, go to the cryptography tab and select 'change' for one of the
The error described above.
Messages are signed correctly.
Can you try out this test build:
Since upgrading to F8 I haven't experienced this bug. I occasionally have
problems where the gpg-agent isn't found, but typically restarting kmail fixes
Fixed in F8 according to reporter