Articles tagged thunderbird

  1. Letting Enigmail use gpg-agent for passphrase caching on OSX

    Since one of the recent upgrades of Enigmail (the GPG extension for Thunderbird) and completely switching to GPG version 2 on my Macbook I ended up with the situation that Enigmail did not cache the key passphrases anymore and I had to enter them over and over again. This is caused by the fact that GPG2 requires to use gpg-agent and Enigmail's internal passphrase management cannot be used anymore. Therefore, a setup is required that enabled the gpg processes spawned by Enigmail to talk to a running gpg-agent instance.

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  2. Ubuntu Default Browser in Thunderbird

    Since the update to Ubuntu/Kubuntu Maverick Meerkat I was a bit puzzled why Thunderbird refused to open links in mails with my default browser Firefox even though it was set in the KDE settings and registered as a protocol-handler for http and https in the Thunderbird settings. It seems that there must be another setting in Thunderbird to use the...

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  3. Enigmail gpg-agent Kommunikation unter KDE4 (Jaunty)

    Enigmail hat auf meinem neuen Laptop mit dem kopierten Home-Directory den Dienst verweigert. Bevor ich überhaupt eine Passphrase eingeben konnte erschien bereits die Meldung, dass ich eine falsche eingegeben hätte. Das Problem war auf der Konsole dann noch etwas konkreter sichtbar:

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    gpg: Schwierigkeiten mit dem Agenten - Agent-Ansteuerung wird...
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