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Pinentry 1.1.1 released

The GnuPG project is pleased to announce the availability of the latest
release of the collection of PIN or passphrase entry dialogs for GnuPG,
Pinentry 1.1.1.

Noteworthy changes in version 1.1.1 (2021-01-21)

* A Pinentry for the Enlightenment environment is available.

* In the GTK, QT, TQt, and curses pinentries, echoing can be disabled by
pressing the backspace key prior to any other input.

* The TTY pinentry now supports line editing.

* The GTK pinentry now requires GTK+ 2.12.0 or a later version.


Source code is hosted at the GnuPG FTP server and its mirrors as listed
on <>. On the primary server the
source tarball and its signature are:

The same files are also available via HTTP:

Signing keys

The tarball is signed by the following keys:

pub rsa4096 2014-03-14 [SC]
Key fingerprint = 4FA2 0823 62FE 73AD 03B8 8830 A8DC 7067 E25F BABB
uid Damien Goutte-Gattat <>

pub ed25519 3030-08-24 [SC] [expires: 2030-06-30]
Key fingerprint = 6DAA 6E64 A76D 2840 571B 4902 5288 97B8 2640 3ADA
uid Werner Koch (dist signing key 2020)

The first of those keys is available via a WKD lookup:

$ gpg --locate-key

The second is available in and in
any recently released GnuPG tarball in the file g10/distsigkey.gpg.


Pinentry is copyright by g10 Code GmbH and licensed under the GNU
General Public License version 2 or later (GPL-2.0+). The full text of
the license is included in the COPYING file of the source distribution.


The Pinentry manual is included in the source distribution in TeXinfo
format. For community support, you may ask on the gnupg-users mailing
list <>.

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