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Renew a GPG key when you get “GPG error – KEYEXPIRED”

  • Sep 16 / 2016
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Renew a GPG key when you get “GPG error – KEYEXPIRED”

Getting this error when trying to update packages on your linux distro using apt?

This just means that the GPG key is expired and that you need to renew it.

You can list expired keys and get the ID by using this command:

Here, we can see that ID “4BD6EC30” is expired and is leading to the issue.

Let’s now update this key:

And you can now perform the update properly, you won’t get error anymore.

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