Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 483083
Freezes when trying to change a key's passphrase.
Last modified: 2015-03-03 17:33:57 EST
Description of problem:
Freezes when trying to change a key's passphrase from the graphical interface.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Open key's properties
2.Press the "Change Passphrase" button
I have a similar problem in seahorse for f11, any point where I would be asked to put in my passphrase results in seahorse locking up and a process named pinentry, which i presume to be the command line gpg util asking for my passphrase, eating up half of my processor cycles.
I also have this problem with Seahorse under F11 (amd64) whenever I am expected to enter the passphrase for my key.
Does installing "pinentry-gtk" help? -> bug 474419
Yes, it does, might want to add pinentry-gtk as a dependency to seahorse.
(In reply to comment #4)
> Yes, it does, might want to add pinentry-gtk as a dependency to seahorse.
Sorry for the self-reply but it provides a partial fix. a dialogue box asking for the key password comes up and if the user puts in a new key everything works fine. However if the user cancels out, while the program won't hang, pinentry does not go away gracefully and needs to be manually killed as before.
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