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Re: Checking the signature of a tarball

From: Axel Beckert
Subject: Re: Checking the signature of a tarball
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2015 17:41:44 +0100
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On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 09:13:26AM +0000, DECLOEDT Loic EVADERIS wrote:
> I would like to understand what is required to check the PGP signature of a 
> tar archive. I tried it the simplest way:
> -          Download and screen-4.2.1.tar.gz and screen-4.2.1.tar.gz.sig
> -          Executed the check command, with the following result:
> > gpg --verify screen-4.2.1.tar.gz.sig screen-4.2.1.tar.gz
> gpg: Signature made Mon 28 Apr 2014 12:28:10 AM CEST using RSA key ID C53EF3A4
> gpg: Can't check signature: No public key
> As far as I remember, I need to import a public key into my PGP ring before, 
> but did not found the file required to check the 'screen' archive. Can 
> someone point me to the right one ?

Go to and click on "Project
Members GPG Keyring".

                Kind regards, Axel
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