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Re: [vox-tech] Two Apt Error Messages
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Re: [vox-tech] Two Apt Error Messages

On Fri, Jan 06, 2006 at 09:30:52AM -0800, Robert G. Scofield wrote:
> Here's an interesting error message I've been getting after running both 
> apt-get update and aptitude update:
> "Failed to fetch 
> http://sluglug.ucsc.edu/debian/dists/testing/main/binary-i386/Pa                        
> ckages.gz  404 Not Found
> Failed to fetch 
> http://sluglug.ucsc.edu/debian/dists/testing/main/source/Sources.gz  404 Not 
> Found
> Reading package lists... Done
> W: GPG error: http://mirrors.usc.edu testing Release: The following signatures 
> couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 
> 010908312D230C5F
> W: GPG error: http://linux.csua.berkeley.edu testing Release: The following 
> signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: 
> NO_PUBKEY 010908312D230C5F
> W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems
> E: Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones 
> used instead."
> If I then choose apt-get upgrade, I get a warning about going forward because 
> of the fact that some of the packages cannot be authenticated.
> Lately I haven't been updating regularly, but I've gotten the message about 
> the public key for two days in a row now.  My guess is that the people on 
> this list would not ignore the warning, and would not download the upgrades.  
> But am I supposed to do anything except wait until the problem automatically 
> clears up?

I ran into the same thing a few days ago.  I searched around through the
mailing list archives and found the following message which describes
what the problem is and how to add the 2006 signing key to your keyring:




* Matt Roper <matt@mattrope.com>                *
* http://www.mattrope.com                       *
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