[ubuntu-za] Software verification issues.
leesharp at hal-pc.org
Sat Apr 4 19:57:04 BST 2009
David Robert Lewis wrote:
> Lee Sharp wrote:
>> 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.
> most of the local repositories don't seem to have keys. Also, I am
> battling to install the chrome key. What format should a key be in to
> import it from a text file?
Never tried that. However, this link for adding the key for the WINE
repository may help...
wget -q http://wine.budgetdedicated.com/apt/387EE263.gpg -O- | sudo
apt-key add -
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