Re: apt-get and authentication
James Vahn said...
> marc wrote:
> > Thanks for advertising apt-key's existence :-o It might also help folk
> > to know about man apt-secure.
> > That said, I couldn't work out what steps I am supposed to take from
> > those man pages.
> W: GPG error: http://secure-testing.debian.net etch/security-updates
> Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public
> key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 946AA6E18722E71E
> Take the last 8 digits-
> ~# gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys 8722E71E
> ~# gpg --armor --export 8722E71E | apt-key add -
> Be sure to open your firewall to port 11371 so gpg can talk to the
> key server.
It appears that
# apt-get install debian-keyring
obviates that method.
Perhaps this is the Debian way.