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Enabling minibuffer pinentry with Emacs 25 and GnuPG 2.1 on Ubuntu Xenial

I had to do quite some diving and hunting through documentation and forums, so I figured I might as well do a Q&A here for others: How do I enable GnuPG passphrase prompting in the minibuffer? ...
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How to type the password of a .gpg file only when opening it

(I understand the security implications of the following, and I'm fine with them.) I have a single encrypted file in my org directory, diary.org.gpg. I never did any special configuration for it to ...
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Unable to decrypt .gpg file using emacs but command line gpg works

I have an accounts.org.gpg file. I can open it using gpg directly: $ gpg -d ./accounts.org.gpg You need a passphrase to unlock the secret key for user: "Omair Majid <removed@removed>" 4096-...
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How to get gpg-agent to cache the passphrases I enter when reading/saving *.gpg files?

I want to work with gpg-encrypted files using Emacs, and would like to be able to enter the passphrase for each encrypted file only once per Emacs session. I used to be able to do this by setting the ...
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How to start in daemon mode and suppress interactive dialogs?

I love to start emacs in daemon mode with my first login and then have the same emacs process for all subsequent logins, be it graphical, on physical console or from the network via ssh. But there is ...
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how to use minibuffer instead of pop-up window for GPG files?

I am looking for Emacs password manager, and org-password-manager looks nice for my needs. But when I am trying to open created passwords.org.gpg file (I use symmetric encryption for more ease), ...
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How to force Emacs or pinentry to forget wrong GPG password?

I use mu4e, mu4e-send-delay to send emails with a delay, GPG to store my SMTP authentication, and pinentry to access GPG files. When I am prompted for the GPG encryption password in the mini-buffer ...
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Emacs opens gpg file without asking for passphrase

I have an ASCII-armored GPG file that I open with a bookmark, and lately emacs has taken to opening it without asking for the passphrase, even if I just started emacs. I can't remember if I used ...