How to Install and Uninstall pinentry-tty Package on Kali Linux

Last updated: April 13,2024

1. Install "pinentry-tty" package

Here is a brief guide to show you how to install pinentry-tty on Kali Linux

$ sudo apt update $ sudo apt install pinentry-tty

2. Uninstall "pinentry-tty" package

Please follow the steps below to uninstall pinentry-tty on Kali Linux:

$ sudo apt remove pinentry-tty $ sudo apt autoclean && sudo apt autoremove

3. Information about the pinentry-tty package on Kali Linux

Package: pinentry-tty
Source: pinentry
Version: 1.2.1-3
Installed-Size: 125
Maintainer: Debian GnuPG Maintainers
Architecture: amd64
Provides: pinentry
Depends: libassuan0 (>= 2.1.0), libc6 (>= 2.34), libgpg-error0 (>= 1.16)
Suggests: pinentry-doc
Enhances: gnupg-agent
Size: 72904
SHA256: ff7b3b5a1dfaeae19a3bd6ff918fad2740c9876689b2fe2d3486f1a23d1dbdcc
SHA1: bad3e5264ba50205de5f93cf1b53758738e5d02c
MD5sum: 7b71785f630cc62fa29f6c70c1609ced
Description: minimal dumb-terminal PIN or pass-phrase entry for GnuPG
This package contains a program that allows for secure entry of PINs or
pass phrases. That means it tries to take care that the entered
information is not swapped to disk or temporarily stored anywhere.
This functionality is particularly useful for entering pass phrases
when using encryption software such as GnuPG or e-mail clients using
the same. It uses an open protocol and is therefore not tied to
particular software.
The program contained in this package implements a PIN entry prompt
that interacts directly with the controlling terminal. It has
minimal dependencies, meaning that it is useful for users working
with dumb terminals or similarly constrained environments. There are
sibling packages that implement PIN entry dialogs that use curses for
friendlier text-mode inputs on non-dumb terminals, and other sibling
packages that provide PIN entry dialogs using an X tool kit.
Multi-Arch: foreign
Section: utils
Priority: optional
Filename: pool/main/p/pinentry/pinentry-tty_1.2.1-3_amd64.deb