gpg has no way to suppress the passphrase prompt when gpg-agent used, (--quiet is ignored) so when decrypting the ~/.lein/credentials.clj.gpg file we have to choose between forcing use of an unlocked gpg-agent (with --batch) and showing the prompt even when unnecessary.Since the prompt screws up M-x clojure-jack-in, we've currently opted for --batch. Thunderbird Enigmail->Preferences->Basic Remember passphrase for 0 minutes of idle time. Community Q&A Search. [..] gpg caches the passphrase used for symmetric encryption so that a decrypt operation may not require that the user needs to enter the passphrase. gpg --output myfile.txt --decrypt myfile.txt.gpg You will be prompted for the passphrase of your private key. I work on the receiving end, and I already have the decryption part working by entering a passphrase. gpg --batch --passphrase "myPasswordPhrase" -d -o test.dec output.enc In Windows with a popup window it asked me the Passphrase again. I remember than on a previous gpg release, I would enter a passphrase and it would have me enter it again to confirm it. Or does it use the passphrase just to access the key which will be used to symmetrically encrypt the input file? The GPG agent caches keys, see the manual page of gpg(1):--symmetric -c Encrypt with a symmetric cipher using a passphrase. If the decrypted file is signed, the signature is also verified. Note that to tell the gpg command that you want to use symmetric-key encryption, use the --symmetric (or -c) option. Clearing the passphrase is therefore not possible from within Enigmail. KMail and PGP/GPG not working - doesn't ask for passphrase. The option --no-symkey-cache can be used to disable this feature. Assuming the sender specified the recipient of the message using the --recipient option when encrypting the message, GPG should be able to identify the correct private key to use (assuming you have multiple keypairs). asked Mar 2 '18 at 15:37. This option is a no-op for GnuPG 2.1 and later. Encrypt with symmetric cipher only This command asks for a passphrase. The function gpgme_op_decrypt_result returns a gpgme_decrypt_result_t pointer to a structure holding the result of a gpgme_op_decrypt operation. Thanks. I am trying to decrypt a file in a script with gpg batch mode, but command is not executed because the passphrase contains a "!" --store. Why I can decrypt without entering a passphrase? The key used to drive … %no-protection. Store only (make a simple RFC1991 packet). But after some time, if again I try decrypting a file it doesn't ask for passphrase and directly decrypts it. Is there any way to do this through command line or every from a software. Periodically, you can ask gpg to check the keys it has against a public key server and to refresh any that have changed. prompt gnupg passphrase. Can't the user hold multiple keys which can be used for symmetric encryption? Instead, only a symmetric cipher is used to encrypt the document. This option is mainly intended for regression tests. It is important to note there is NO SPACE after your passphrase and the pipe. Advertisement. But … John Kugelman. Does gpg use the passphrase to symmetrically encrypt the input file? When you get around to decrypting the data, you'll be prompted for that passphrase. Refreshing Your Keys. Thunderbird/Enigmail tells me "Missing Passphrase", that's where I started. I have KDE 3.3 on a Debian SID installation, and KMial 1.7.2 I can create certificates via command line or with KGpg successfully. How to change this setting? Thanks :) chris_calabrese. Syntax: gpg --decrypt file $ gpg --decrypt test-file.asc You need a passphrase to unlock the secret key for user: "ramesh (testing demo key) " 2048-bit ELG-E key, ID 35C5BCDB, created 2010-01-02 (main key ID 90130E51) Enter passphrase: Note: After entering the passphrase, the decrypted file will be … GPG has been installed on Pleiades, Endeavour, and Lou at /usr/bin/gpg. For the symmetric key, please use a passphrase different from that of your private key. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. View & Copy. If you don't use any flags, it will decrypt to a file without the .gpg suffix. How to decrypt a file with GPG … My issue seems to be the exact opposite of what other people experience. what does the "cat" command actually do? Hi all, I'm working on this project, wherein a gpg-encrypted file is being generated and transmitted from one end and is being received and processed on another end. 298k 63 63 gold badges 464 464 silver badges 511 511 bronze badges. echo "myPassword" | gpg2.exe --decrypt file.gpg > result.txt But this does not work. But, i want to ask you one more thing, that is subordinate from main doubt:

Once my mac is storing passphrases on OSX keychain, my encrypted files aren`t protected when a possible intruder have phisical access to mac. There is a much more simplified one, but it doesn't let you set key types, sizes or expiration, so it really isn't the best. Trying to encrypt files using gpg (GnuPG) from command line, using AES256. gpg --decrypt coded.asc > plain.txt. If you encrypt a document using a symmetric key, one would need to use the same symmetric key to decrypt the document. Notices: Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community. Decrypt the file. gpg caches the passphrase used for symmetric encryption so that a decrypt operation may not require that the user needs to enter the passphrase. 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