You can personalize some of the meta information of your smartcard directly via the gpg2 interface. This allows you to, e.g. set passwords or additional meta information.
# start the edit of the smartcard gpg2 --card-edit gpg/card> admin Admin commands are allowed gpg/card> passwd # ... # setting a URL for a public key dramatically easens the startup # needs when connecting the smartcard to an other device # (laptop, Android Cell Phone with OpenKeyChain) since the pub # key is not installed on the device gpg/card> url URL to retrieve public key: https://keybase.io/user/key.asc # note: some older versions of GPG only support http:// :( # the options below are purely administrational if you have several # smartcards or want to use them in specific workflows. # the information are not authenticated in any way and optional gpg/card> name Cardholder's surname: Doe Cardholder's given name: Jane gpg/card> lang Language preferences: en gpg/card> sex Sex ((M)ale, (F)emale or space): f gpg/card> login Login data (account name): jane gpg/card> quit