How to Install and Uninstall pinentry-qt4 Package on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)

Last updated: May 30,2024

1. Install "pinentry-qt4" package

Please follow the instructions below to install pinentry-qt4 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)

$ sudo apt update $ sudo apt install pinentry-qt4

2. Uninstall "pinentry-qt4" package

Please follow the steps below to uninstall pinentry-qt4 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):

$ sudo apt remove pinentry-qt4 $ sudo apt autoclean && sudo apt autoremove

3. Information about the pinentry-qt4 package on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)

Package: pinentry-qt4
Priority: optional
Section: universe/utils
Installed-Size: 27
Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers
Original-Maintainer: Debian GnuPG Maintainers
Architecture: all
Source: pinentry
Version: 0.9.7-3
Depends: pinentry-qt (>= 0.9.7-3)
Filename: pool/universe/p/pinentry/pinentry-qt4_0.9.7-3_all.deb
Size: 3520
MD5sum: 40d280ebce2d9a91a0ba93dd8a4621a6
SHA1: c6146cd335a61cd6e7240504f3fe47848f3ce021
SHA256: 8b928184260b004bcb6cbd6c44f5aa49a10d478e933bc2b1710b929faa435645
Description-en: Qt-based PIN or pass-phrase entry dialog for GnuPG (transitional dummy package)
Pinentry is a program for secure entry of PINs and passphrases, from
the GnuPG project.
This package installs a symbolic link from pinentry-qt4 to
pinentry-qt. You should switch to using pinentry-qt instead.
Description-md5: ae8bf90c481a1fb70c213fb2071c7f65
Origin: Ubuntu