Debian stretch & gpg key card with ssh auth – the journey is over – finally?

1 minute read Published:

It looks like my journey to find a linux distribution where gpg and ssh authentication with a gpg smartcard works right out of the box is finally over. Thanks to Moritz Bartl from torservers.net who pointed me in the direction to Debian testing aka stretch. All I did was sudo aptitude install pcscd pcsc-tools gpgsm gnupg-agent scdaemon -y echo "use-agent" >> ~/.gnupg/gpg.conf echo "enable-ssh-support" >> ~/.gnupg/gpg-agent.conf Commenting out use-ssh-agent in /etc/X11/Xsession.

(x)ubuntu + pgp key card the easy way...

1 minute read Published:

After this has been giving me a lot of headache and throwing curses at all and everything because nothing worked nearly out of the box – it looks like I finally managed to get gpg cards (yubi key and the one from kernelconcepts) working as intended … sudo apt-get purge --remove libpam-gnome-keyring -y && \ sudo apt-get install pcscd pcsc-tools gpgsm gnupg-agent scdaemon -y && \ sudo reboot and check out this link

Ubuntu 10.10 + HP ProBook UMTS (built in)

1 minute read Published:

Since I spent loads of my nerves and time of my life to get a built in UMTS modem in my HP ProBook 5320m up and running I decided to write down a very basic installation manual: