How to Install and Uninstall pinentry-gtk2 Package on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)

Last updated: July 14,2024

1. Install "pinentry-gtk2" package

Here is a brief guide to show you how to install pinentry-gtk2 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)

$ sudo apt update $ sudo apt install pinentry-gtk2

2. Uninstall "pinentry-gtk2" package

This guide covers the steps necessary to uninstall pinentry-gtk2 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):

$ sudo apt remove pinentry-gtk2 $ sudo apt autoclean && sudo apt autoremove

3. Information about the pinentry-gtk2 package on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)

Package: pinentry-gtk2
Architecture: amd64
Version: 1.1.0-1
Priority: optional
Section: universe/utils
Source: pinentry
Origin: Ubuntu
Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers
Original-Maintainer: Debian GnuPG Maintainers
Installed-Size: 114
Provides: pinentry, pinentry-x11
Depends: libassuan0 (>= 2.0.1), libc6 (>= 2.14), libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.15.5), libgpg-error0 (>= 1.14), libgtk2.0-0 (>= 2.14.0), libncursesw5 (>= 6), libsecret-1-0 (>= 0.7), libtinfo5 (>= 6)
Suggests: pinentry-doc
Enhances: gnupg-agent
Filename: pool/universe/p/pinentry/pinentry-gtk2_1.1.0-1_amd64.deb
Size: 41732
MD5sum: b0fcf4c77141e7b8fd6850b1f2032bc0
SHA1: 52d12424b2f96050414fe892aa98dca2778ac78c
SHA256: 343e37b5eb90f5df8e7a84f1b6fe5d0fef1d1400e80cc287bb21f80ccaa4338b
Description: GTK+-2-based PIN or pass-phrase entry dialog for GnuPG
Description-md5: f80a139d64b6c1b0688af51229dc3ca2
Task: xubuntu-core, xubuntu-desktop, lubuntu-desktop-share, lubuntu-gtk-desktop, lubuntu-desktop, lubuntu-qt-desktop, ubuntustudio-desktop-core, ubuntustudio-desktop
Supported: 3y