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Old 11-21-2017, 11:03 AM   #1
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[SOLVED] Problems With Signify ".signify:41:Unknown command"

Signify is an perl script that allows you to create random signatures from a list of potential signatures.
To the best of my knowledge, only Kmail (and Kmail2), to automatically create random signatures.

I had added another signature, and got the following error when I had tested it:

"Failed to execute signature script


/home/kevin/.signify:41:Unknown command "

After about 6 hours of researching (web-searches) I had no solution. I looked to the $HOME/.signify file, yet again, and discovered that the .signify file was the culprit.

In signify, the .signify file entries are separated by a:

% |

However, I had screwed up and had only a:


before the last signature.

My bad.... I added the:


as the separator, and it now works.

Yes, it was a little problem, with a very easy solution.

Just giving you a solution to my problem so that if anyone else has this problem, it will be searchable.


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