Cannot refresh my own key
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Mon Oct 9 14:53:06 CEST 2006
On Fri, Oct 06, 2006 at 10:21:36PM -0400, Carlos Arenas Córdoba wrote:
> hello all.
> several months ago, i imported my key to canonical's (company behind
> ubuntu distribution) launchpad. since then i cannot refresh my key:
> $ gpg --refresh-keys 0xe0de64c5
> gpg: requesting key E0DE64C5 from http server keyserver.ubuntu.com
> gpgkeys: key DE46B91FBD9FE4532CB077094D40B8A2E0DE64C5 not found on
> gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found.
> gpg: Total number processed: 0
> for some reason, gpgkeys is using my fingerprint as my keyid.
> how can i correct this? thanks in advance.
You have a mistaken assumption. The fingerprint is not relevant here.
It looks like you have a preferred keyserver set pointing to the wrong
place. Add "--keyserver-options verbose verbose verbose" to your
command and see where you're actually looking.
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