Solution I found for PGP warning on dell-team apt-get repository

Tom & Karen Pino metalsmith at
Wed Feb 11 11:25:20 CST 2009

This is strange.  Maybe I'm just lucky but I did all that this morning 
with no problem at all and and ran apt-get update.  I didn't try apt-get 
upgrade as this is a Hardy installation and I want to keep it that way.

Pastor JW wrote:
> On Wednesday 11 February 2009 8:23:48 am Nigel Ridley wrote:
>> Victor Kane wrote:
>>> After warnings
>>> W: GPG error: hardy Release: The following
>>> signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available:
>>> W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems
>>> Solution:
>>> $ gpg --keyserver --recv-key 8B9FBE5158B3AFA9
>>> gpg: requesting key 58B3AFA9 from hkp server
>>> gpg: key 58B3AFA9: public key "Launchpad PPA for The Dell Team" imported
>>> gpg: Total number processed: 1
>>> gpg:               imported: 1  (RSA: 1)
>>> $ gpg -a --export 8B9FBE5158B3AFA9 | sudo apt-key add -
>>> OK
>>> victorkane at victorkane:~$
>>> $ sudo apt-get update
>>> $ sudo apt-get upgrade
>>> Victor Kane
>> I'm getting a 'timed out' error:
>> nigel at laptop:~$ gpg --keyserver --recv-key
>> 8B9FBE5158B3AFA9 gpg: requesting key 58B3AFA9 from hkp server
>> gpg: keyserver timed out
>> gpg: keyserver receive failed: keyserver error
> Yes, thats what I get also since about the first of the year.  I've two keys 
> it can't get.  8B9FBE5158B3AFA9 and 60D11217247D1CFF which is kinda a pain as 
> it means the update manager also has to time out to update unless you are 
> right there to cancel it manually.  I don't think ppa launchpad used keys for 
> quite awhile because of some "keyserver bug" and I guess they have not got it 
> fixed yet!  I was happy to see this thread  but then when I found out it is 
> the same as I have been trying for more than a month, the elation faded.  
> Maybe oneday they'll fix it.  

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