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How to Automatically Import Missing GPG Keys in Ubuntu

Sep 14, 2011, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Launchpad-getkeys is a script that imports these missing keys automatically.

When adding PPAs to Ubuntu via "apt-add-repository" the PPA and its key will be imported. These GPG keys are a way to verify the packages in that PPA. But if you add a PPA when the Ubuntu key server is down the key will not be imported and the PPA will produce an error every time you try refreshing your packages. Ubuntu Forums user (blackgr) created a script called launchpad-getkeys that will import all missing keys automatically.

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