Where's ubuntu's public key(s)?

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Thu Jun 30 20:25:44 UTC 2005

On Thu, Jun 30, 2005 at 07:47:15AM -0700, Richard Hubbell wrote:
>On 6/30/05, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 29, 2005 at 09:18:35PM -0700, Richard Hubbell wrote:
>> >Where's ubuntu's public key(s)?
>> If you mean the public part of the keys used to sign Ubuntu's packages,
>> then they can be found in most keyservers. I use subkeys.pgp.net.
>Strange they don't have them on their own site.  
>> If you have a Ubuntu system you should already have all the keys you
>> need registered for use with apt-get. You can use apt-key to check what
>> keys are trusted by apt.
>> Any particular reason why you need them?
>After downloading the iso I like to confirm with gpg --verify.
>What else would one do with them?  What'd you have in mind?
>What do you usually use them for?

They are among APT's trusted keys by default, so they are used to check
the packages I download and install. I've never had any need for them
outside of that.


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