scdaemon - GNU privacy guard - smart card support

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name scdaemon
Package version 2.1.11
Package release 6ubuntu2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 481 B
Download size 181.92 KB
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GnuPG is GNU's tool for secure communication and data storage.
It can be used to encrypt data and to create digital signatures.
It includes an advanced key management facility and is compliant
with the proposed OpenPGP Internet standard as described in RFC4880.
This package contains the smart card program scdaemon, which is used
by gnupg-agent to access OpenPGP smart cards.


Package Version Architecture Repository
scdaemon_2.1.11-6ubuntu2.1_i386.deb 2.1.11 i386 Ubuntu Updates Universe
scdaemon_2.1.11-6ubuntu2.1_amd64.deb 2.1.11 amd64 Ubuntu Updates Universe
scdaemon_2.1.11-6ubuntu2_amd64.deb 2.1.11 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
scdaemon - - -


Name Value
gnupg-agent = 2.1.11-6ubuntu2
libassuan0 >= 2.2.0
libc6 >= 2.15
libgcrypt20 >= 1.6.1
libgpg-error0 >= 1.14
libksba8 >= 1.2.0
libnpth0 >= 0.90
libusb-0.1-4 >= 2:0.1.12


Name Value
gpgsm << 2.0.18-2


Type URL
Binary Package scdaemon_2.1.11-6ubuntu2_i386.deb
Source Package gnupg2

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install scdaemon deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install scdaemon




2016-04-08 - Dimitri John Ledkov <>
gnupg2 (2.1.11-6ubuntu2) xenial; urgency=medium
* Fix upstart user-session integration with new pinentry:
- restart gpg-agent, once dbus is started, such that agent has DBUS
session environemnt set and can connect to the pinentry-gnome3 Closes:
#790316 Closes: #795368 LP: #1566928
- use gpgconf to launch/kill gpg-agent and to check settings
2016-03-30 - Mario Limonciello <>
gnupg2 (2.1.11-6ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium
* Adds support for --pinentry= argument for gpgme1.0 (LP: #1564234)
* Merge with debian, remaining changes:
- Add udev rules to give gpg access to some smartcard readers;
Debian #543217.
- debian/gnupg2.udev: udev rules to set ACLs on SCM smartcard readers.
- Add upstart user job for gpg-agent.
* Dropped no longer applicable changes in merge:
- Drop sh prefix from openpgp test environment as it leads to exec
invocations of sh /bin/bash leading to syntax errors from sh.  Fixes
FTBFS detected in Ubuntu saucy archive rebuild.
- debian/control: drop dirmngr to Suggests as it is in universe.
- gcc5-fix.patch: add upstream fix for an optimization issue when
compiling with gcc 5.
2016-03-01 - Daniel Kahn Gillmor <>
gnupg2 (2.1.11-6) unstable; urgency=medium
* avoid FTBFS with patch from upstream (Closes: #814842)
* bumped standards-version to 3.9.7 (no changes needed)
2016-02-04 - Daniel Kahn Gillmor <>
gnupg2 (2.1.11-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* taking over gpgv-udeb from gnupg 1.4 packaging
* debian/control: use secure transport for Vcs-* and Homepage
2016-02-03 - Daniel Kahn Gillmor <>
gnupg2 (2.1.11-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* disable gpgtar, since it is causing unpredictable testsuite failures
and we don't ship it anyway.
2016-01-28 - Daniel Kahn Gillmor <>
gnupg2 (2.1.11-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* trying again to get a proper dump of the gpgtar.test.log. sigh.
2016-01-28 - Daniel Kahn Gillmor <>
gnupg2 (2.1.11-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* added temporary hook to view failing gpgtar test output on build
daemons since i can't replicate the failures on my own build systems.
2016-01-25 - Daniel Kahn Gillmor <>
gnupg2 (2.1.11-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* new upstream release
- drops buggy attempt to detect duplicate keys (Closes: #807819)
* removed -dbg package, since we have automatic -dbgsym packages now
* removed undocumented gpgkey2ssh; use gpg --export-ssh-key instead
2015-12-12 - Daniel Kahn Gillmor <>
gnupg2 (2.1.10-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* avoid infinite loop when doing --gen-revoke by fingerprint
2015-12-11 - Daniel Kahn Gillmor <>
gnupg2 (2.1.10-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* actually use sks-keyservers CA by default if the user asks for
* move ownership of some files in /usr/share/gnupg2/ to more appropriate
owners like gpgsm and dirmngr.

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