But I am pretty new to this but every command I found gave me the same error: gpg --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 94558F59 gpg: requesting key 94558F59 from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com gpg: keyserver timed out gpg: keyserver receive failed: keyserver error When using HKPS, invoking recv-key on GnuPG 2.1.6 fails with a «general error». I am trying to add a public key for installing a program with CPG. More than happy to procure more details for anybody. : wwwkeys.eu.pgp.net: Connection refused gpgkeys: HKP fetch error: Connection refused gpg: Keine gültigen OpenPGP-Daten gefunden. You may connect to this server by adding one of the following entries to your OpenPGP client software. gpg: searching for "support@mailbox.org" from hkps server pgp.mailbox.org (1) "mailbox.org Support-Team (mailbox.org Support-Team) 4096 bit RSA key 0x854F20B818A24864, created: 2014-02-15 gpg: refreshing 4 keys from hkps://hkps.pool.sks-keyservers.net gpg: keyserver refresh failed: Server indicated a failure The system will be outdated and vulnerable in a … * changed DNS to 1.1.1.1, 1.0.0.1 from ISPs preferred ones. Right now, I'm using hkp://pool.sks-keyservers.net which allows me to search when using Kleopatra, but I don't feel like its secure/private enough for me. to get the pubkey but failed again with the following error: keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 1C52189C923F6CA9 gpg: requesting key 923F6CA9 from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com gpgkeys: key 1C52189C923F6CA9 can't be retrieved gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found. This might be the same issue reported in T1851 The issue was reported to be fixed in 2.1.3, but I still run into it on 2.1.6. Portage refreshing keys : View unanswered posts View posts from last 24 hours Gentoo Forums Forum Index Portage & Programming: View previous topic:: View next topic : Author Message; zebbedi Tux's lil' helper Joined: 05 Sep 2003 Posts: 123: Posted: Wed Aug 01, 2018 … I was trying to get mullvad-vpn set up on my machine and when it asked if I was okay with importing a PGP key (and I said yes), I got the following error: In an attempt to narrow down where the failure was/is coming from I tried: with the same error as above (not surprising). Use a different keyserver. Hi Guys, I am trying to do a key refresh sudo pacman-key --refresh-keys I get Could you please tell me how to find what local key cannot be updated? The hkps://hkps.pool.sks-keyservers.net pool seems to currently be down. Running on Manjaro KDE, kernel linux57-5.7.19-2 Whenever I try to install certain programs with yay that require GPG to import keys (ExpressVPN and … (I am new to this topic because I never had to do that...), That was already answered in your own thread https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php … 0#p1918080, gpg: keyserver receive failed: General error [solved], https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php … 0#p1918080. after reading other posts on the forums and generally online I've tried * restoring my /home to a know working backup. PGP/GnuPG-Schlüssel werden in einem international synchronisierten Ring von Key-Servern bereitgehalten. I'm a little in over my head at this point because I've exhausted what I've found, so far, online. I want to be able to search for arbitrary names on the key server over https/hkps. More than happy to procure more details for anybody. The ubuntu one (keyserver.ubuntu.com) seems to be the most reliable right now. Example with Spotify's repo key: $ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp:// Keyserver. ‘$ sudo gpg --keyserver pool.sks-keyservers.net--recv-keys 3B94A80E50A477C7’ And the output: gpg: key 19802F8B0D70FC30: 6 duplicate signatures removed gpg: key 19802F8B0D70FC30: 6 signatures reordered gpg: key 19802F8B0D70FC30: “Jan Alexander Steffens (heftig) jan.steffens@gmail.com” not changed gpg: Total number processed: 1 Dismiss Join GitHub today. When exporting keys, you have to do. That result was. gpg: requesting key 1F41B907 from hkp server wwwkeys.eu.pgp.net ? FAQ | Search | Memberlist | Usergroups | Statistics | Profile | Log in to check your private messages | Log in | Register. Feature Request, Keyserver, dirmngr. gpg --keyserver wwwkeys.eu.pgp.net --recv-keys 07DC563D1F41B907. gpg --export-secret-keys >keyfile It's better than it was before, but i'm still getting some errors with a larger keyring. 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