Installing Scribus key

Thomas Olsen tanghus at
Thu Dec 9 20:27:06 UTC 2010

On Wednesday 08 December 2010 20:45:32 Helder Terra wrote:
> I found out that the new 1.3.9 version of Scribus was released, and since
> I'd made a fresh install of Kubuntu Maverick, I had to import its security
> key again, to add the repository.
> But once I entered the "sudo gpg --keyserver --recv-keys
> EEF818CF" into terminal (as shown bleow), I got a response telling me that,
> beacouse of security reasons, I couldn't install the key. I've taken a look
> at gpg.conf and couldn't find where so grant the needed permissions.
> I hadn't taht problem with the previous versions of Kubuntu. What should I
> do to solve the problem?
> helder at sala:~$ sudo gpg --keyserver --recv-keys EEF818CF
> [sudo] password for pensador:
> gpg: AVISO: permissões inseguras no arquivo de configuração:
> `/home/pensador/.gnupg/gpg.conf'
> gpg: chamadas de programas externos são desabilitadas devido a opções de
> permissões de arquivo nocivas
> gpg: erro de comunicação com o keyserver: erro geral
> gpg: Recebimento de informação do keyserver falhou: erro geral

After going through Google Translate and with very little knowledge about gpg 
it looks to me like it it the file permissions on gpg.conf that are wrong. 
Maybe it has been made world readable or something. What does "ls -l gpg.conf" 

Best regards / med venlig hilsen

Thomas Olsen

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