OpenSC backports

PPA description

OpenSC 0.17 plain unmodified backport from Debian Buster to current Ubuntu releases 16.04 and 17.04.

How it's built:

Important note: Serialized IDs may be changed in 0.17. So, for example in OpenVPN you may need to update your 'pkcs11-id' setting.

Smartcard-HSM improvements for 17.04
Some upstream bugfixes since 0.16.

Smartcard-HSM improvements for 16.04
SO-PIN bugfix that I needed ( And many more bugfixes since 0.15.

Smartcard-HSM improvements for 14.04
(0.16 not updated with 0.17 version)
The above, plus:
Support for ECC (Elliptic Curve Cryptography) should be working in this version.
For more information:
Also refer to my blog article.

ePass2003 improvements for 14.04
(0.16 not updated with 0.17 version)
Support for the ePass2003 device is improved over 0.13. Especially speed improvement is huge. For example, OpenVPN connect time with is reduced from 58 seconds to 4 seconds (excluding time of typing token passphrase).

Adding this PPA to your system

You can update your system with unsupported packages from this untrusted PPA by adding ppa:gertvdijk/opensc-backports to your system's Software Sources. (Read about installing)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gertvdijk/opensc-backports
sudo apt update
Technical details about this PPA

This PPA can be added to your system manually by copying the lines below and adding them to your system's software sources.

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Signing key:
1024R/C4F36B0ED71BDE4725274843A0E16B36DE313C64 (What is this?)

For questions and bugs with software in this PPA please contact Gert van Dijk.

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