Questions tagged [keyserver]

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

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0 votes
0 answers
15 views

How to automatically update public key for third party repository

I have Embedded Linux devices and also I host a third-party repository created with reprepro and signed with GPG key. The myrepo.list inside the devices look like this deb [signed-by=/usr/share/...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
1k views

Cannot import GPG keys via apt-key

I'm trying to install mono on my Ubuntu 20.04 server. I followed the official install instructions on: https://www.mono-project.com/download/stable/ When executing: sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
61 views

dirmngr try to lookup pubkeys in the internet

I was doing a python script with gpg encryption and was debugging why some files not encrypted. During this debugging session I find this: gpg: error retrieving 'test.example@something.de' via WKD: ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
163 views

gpg key mismatch when importing

I am trying to import a specific key from ubuntu key server and when I launch the gpg command for that, the received key ID does not match the one I passed as argument: $ gpg --keyserver keyserver....
user avatar
  • 118
0 votes
1 answer
240 views

Why does ubuntu download verification require 2 keys, and why do I only have 1?

I am following instructions here and I am only seeing terminal output for one missing key: $ gpg --keyid-format long --verify ubuntu-20.04.3-desktop-amd64.SHA256SUMS.gpg ubuntu-20.04.3-desktop-amd64....
user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
4k views

Proper way to set up or change a preferred gpg keyserver in ubuntu 20.04?

I am using ubuntu server 20.04. I am attempting to download developer public gpg/pgp keys from keyservers. For many of the keys that I want, they don't seem to be listed on ubuntu's default key ...
user avatar
  • 61
5 votes
2 answers
3k views

ERROR: Unable to fetch GPG key from keyserver

I tried to launch lxc container. But when I give sudo lxc-create -t download ubuntu -n web1 it shows this error ERROR: Unable to fetch GPG key from keyserver How to solve the issue?
user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
189 views

Can I Import an existing OpenPGP key into Ubuntu for use as my Personal key?

louis@WinNyx:~$ gpg --send-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 1FDBB6475ED8B730113953BE5CD637DC9222E537 gpg: sending key 5CD637DC9222E537 to hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com louis@WinNyx:~$ gpg -...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
177 views

SKS key-server cannot import key-dump

I am on a desktop with lots of memory (64 GB) and cannot make sks key-server work. My OS is Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS and I am using kernel 5.4.23-050423-generic (installed with Ukuu Kernel Update Utility). ...
user avatar
  • 3,389
2 votes
1 answer
461 views

Cannot install R updates because they "requre installation of untrusted packages", can't update expired key either (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS)

I've had this problem for some time. First, I tried to update my software through Software Updater. I succeeded for all packages except the R (open source stat software) packages. I got the following ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
133 views

A question about Riseup's OpenPGP guide on the sks keyserver pool

While trying to follow Riseup's guide to using the sks keyserver pool, I was told to run commands in ~/.gnupg/gpg.conf; originally, I didn't have a gpg.conf file in ~/.gnupg, so I ran touch home/maen/....
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
189 views

Uploading gpg key to Launchpad

I am trying to upload my GPG key's 'fingerprint' as per the instructions on Launchpad. I have a valid key pair, I uploaded to the Ubuntu Keyserver, then after I could see the key on the KeyServer, I ...
user avatar
  • 31
5 votes
1 answer
13k views

What does the apt-key adv command mean?

I just read αғsнιη's answer on What causes Pinta to crash instantly when I begin image selection? But what does the first line of the solution mean? sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu....
user avatar
7 votes
1 answer
3k views

gpg2 --refresh-keys general error

unfortunately I experience the following error when running $ gpg2 --refresh-keys gpg: refreshing 18 keys from hkps://keys.openpgp.org gpg: keyserver refresh failed: General error As you can gather ...
user avatar
  • 332
7 votes
2 answers
11k views

gpg: 1 signature not checked due to a missing key

Can't sudo apt-get update: Ign:8 http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/Horst3180/xUbuntu_16.04 Release.gpg Reading package lists... Done W: GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org/...
user avatar
  • 171
3 votes
3 answers
2k views

How do I install Brave Browser if my key is expired and won't update? [closed]

I am not able to install Brave Browser and cannot seem to fix it. W: GPG error: https://brave-browser-apt-release.s3.brave.com cosmic InRelease: The following signatures were invalid: EXPKEYSIG ...
user avatar
  • 599
1 vote
1 answer
735 views

GPG Keys Cannot be Retrieved, Even with sudo apt-key

I hope that I'm not running afoul of duplication policies on account of this: Gpgkeys can't be retrieved, but I tried everything mentioned in that post to no avail. At this point I'm expecting ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
2k views

Not able to solve No_Pubkey

Tried update using: sudo apt-get update got following response: Ign:1 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease Hit:2 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable Release ...
user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
5k views

Error: gpg: keyserver receive failed: Server indicated a failure

I want to install kali linux repository in Ubuntu 18.04 apt-key adv --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys ED444FF07D8D0BF6 This return an error as follow. gpg: keyserver receive failed: Server ...
user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
1k views

Problem in installing ROS in Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic)

I set the proxies that is needed to connect to internet unable to PING to google , I used the command "ping google.com" but it did not show up anything and I am facing difficulty when trying to get ...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
691 views

Sync PGP key with Ubuntu keyserver [closed]

I tried to save my PGP public key on keyserver.ubuntu.com, but it didn't work. I tried to save from the console and a web form. When I save from the web form, I get the error - Unexpected POST ...
user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
903 views

add-apt-repository gpg error: keybox created, keyserver receive failed: no data

I tired to add the webupd8team/java PPA using the command below, but got an error by gpg: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java error occured gpg: keybox '/tmp/tmp7fgyev7b/pubring.gpg' ...
user avatar
  • 21
3 votes
1 answer
3k views

No keyserver available

I want to install JDK 8, but during the execution of this command sudo -E add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java I got this error gpg: keybox '/tmp/tmplvej9x_g/pubring.gpg' created gpg: keyserver ...
user avatar
  • 31
4 votes
2 answers
13k views

Key server receive failed when installing through PPA

I'm fairly new to Linux. I have Ubuntu, and now I want to install the Pantheon desktop, but as soon I run the command sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-os/daily I get an error message saying: ...
user avatar
  • 63
0 votes
1 answer
36 views

Network Question - gnupg

I am trying to understand what is happening with my network. I am logging in to the wireless with a low priv user. However after logging in, I see the following. In my root/ a folder is created ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
4k views

Keyserver timeout when trying to add key

Here is what I'm getting: marco@marco-VirtualBox:~$ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://ha.pool.sks- keyservers.net --recv-key 421C365BD9FF1F717815A3895523BAEEB01FA116 Executing: gpg --ignore-time-...
user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
1k views

Cannot add keyservers in seahorse

I cannot add keyservers in seahorse... When I try to add any keyserver the "ok" button is deactivated... I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 lts
user avatar
  • 11
3 votes
0 answers
5k views

Error while adding repository in Ubuntu 16.10 (keyserver recieve failed)

Whenever I try adding a repository in my Ubuntu 16.10 I am getting keyserver recieve failed error. For example on adding pycharm repo I am getting this error: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mystic-...
user avatar
17 votes
3 answers
16k views

gpgkeys: key F60F4B3D7FA2AF80 not found on keyserver

How can I fix this issue? mona@pascal:~$ sudo apt-get update Ign file: InRelease Get:1 file: Release.gpg [181 B] Get:2 file: Release [196 B] ...
user avatar
  • 3,741
6 votes
1 answer
3k views

How can GnuPG trust keyserver.ubuntu.com?

I understand that the validity of any OpenPGP certificate is based on that certificate being verified by a trusted party within a web of trust. However, for most people who don't use GnuPG every day, ...
user avatar
7 votes
3 answers
3k views

Are all OpenPGP public key server equal?

An error info occur when to execute apt-get update . W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files will be used. GPG error: http:/...
user avatar
  • 222
2 votes
1 answer
3k views

How do I add a new keyserver to upload my PGP keys

I want to add a new destination server to appear as an option to publish my PGP key to in Seahorse. How do I do this in Ubuntu? View of Seahorse possible keyservers: I successfully did so under Arch ...
user avatar
  • 123
6 votes
1 answer
6k views

Fetching Ubuntu's OpenPGP keys for verification fails with "not a key ID: skipping"

I have entered this request into the "Terminal" program, per this documentation gpg --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys "8439 38DF 228D 22F7 B374 2BC0 D94A A3F0 EFE2 1092" "C598 6B4F ...
user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
3k views

apt-key add <file>; apt-get ... keyserver timeout on same key

I'm behind a firewall (i have the proxy setup - just like in Why does add-apt-repository now fail to retrieve keys behind my proxy server, but I can update package lists and manually receive the keys?)...
user avatar
  • 266
-1 votes
1 answer
8k views

Why does add-apt-repository now fail to retrieve keys behind my proxy server, but I can update package lists and manually receive the keys? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and 12.04 with the latest updates behind a proxy server at my school. I had no problem a few months ago. However, over the past two months when I try to add a repository with ...
user avatar
8 votes
1 answer
31k views

Can't get rid of GPG-error: http://download.opensuse.org [duplicate]

I have been googling for hours trying to find a way to get rid of the annoying gpg-error referring to the link below. W: GPG error: http://download.opensuse.org Release: The following signatures ...
user avatar
  • 749
2 votes
1 answer
7k views

How to update PGP key on key servers?

The email address that I used in my PGP key has changed. What should I do to update the key with my new email address (apart from uploading second key)?
user avatar
  • 1,925
0 votes
1 answer
72 views

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, ...
user avatar
2 votes
3 answers
5k views

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 comes ...
user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
10k views

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 ...
user avatar
49 votes
2 answers
107k views

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: ...
user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
111 views

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 ...
user avatar
5 votes
3 answers
3k views

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 ...
user avatar
13 votes
3 answers
25k views

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 ...
user avatar
  • 131
3 votes
1 answer
4k views

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: ...
user avatar
  • 508
2 votes
1 answer
1k views

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?
user avatar
  • 68.3k
1 vote
2 answers
591 views

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 /...
user avatar
  • 11.3k