[ubuntu-za] Software verification issues.

Lee Sharp leesharp at hal-pc.org
Sat Apr 4 17:18:23 BST 2009


David Robert Lewis wrote:
> Is there a simple and easy way to keep newly installed software verified 
> in the security protocol? I'm finding a lot of software that I install, 
> can't be verified and I don't know how to easily verify it without going 
> through some long and difficult procedure. Any tips?

Step one is to figure out why it can't be verified.  The two most common 
reasons are;

The net connection is down when you try to veriffy the key on the 
package. (Generally only happens if you set "Download in the background")

You have a repository with no key.

			Lee



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