A KeyServer is a server which processes and contains PGP keys.

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Is there any way to get a key I no longer have access to deleted from the keyserver?

The file was overwritten when I reformatted my hard drive. There are now 2 keys under my name registered on the site. I can prove I had access to the key, but I need to know where to ask for removal, ...
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GPG error while trying to install tor from external repository

Hello All I am Having a problem in installing tor in ubuntu....when i start adding tor repository to my system and write the command gpg --keyserver keys.gnupg.net --recv 886DDD89 then a error ...
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Why is Empty the list of trusted software providers - update manager in Ubuntu 12.04?

Why there are no any keys stored in Authentication tab (update settings) Ubuntu 12.04? It looks that something goes wrong. How could I fix it? How to restore the keys? There are no errors, but ...
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gpgkeys not found on keyserver

So this error has been popping up a lot so I thought I'd resolve it: W: GPG error: http://cfengine.com precise Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not ...
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W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available:

I get the following error when i do sudo apt-get update W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: ...
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Cannot syncronise pgp keys with server

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 I am unable to synchronize my PGP keys with the keyservers. I have tried keyserver.ubuntu.com and pool.sks-keyservers.net The error message I get is: Couldn't ...
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Unable to sync PGP keys seahorse

Ok so I tried for the first time to use PGP keys for email encryption in Evolution. I followed some instructions online, created a key, but coz I encountered some problems I decided to delete the key ...
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No gpg key from behind a firewall

Just stumbled over this closed thread here: GPG Error while running apt-get Same problem here, Ubuntu 12.04 behind a firewall and proxy. I dont think that matter is duplicate of the given topic. So ...
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When I try to add repositories, why are ubuntu's keyservers timing-out?

Something is rendering receiving keys from keyserver.ubuntu.com impossible and I'm not even sure where to begin in trying to resolve this. As an example, we'll use the Spotify linux app found here: ...
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Configuring SKS to sync with other KeyServers

Is there a procedure that needs to be followed in order to get an SKS keyserver to sync with other keyservers (specifically, Ubuntu's keyservers)? If so, what is that process?
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Error while trying to install wine 1.3

Am I doing something wrong? sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-wine/ppa Executing: gpg --ignore-time-conflict --no-options --no-default-keyring --secret-keyring /etc/apt/secring.gpg --trustdb-name ...