Comment 52 for bug 24061

turned out to be bad physical ports on a router i was useing.

> Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2010 14:42:37 +0000
> From: <email address hidden>
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> Subject: [Bug 24061] Re: GPG error with apt-get/aptitude/update-manager behind proxy (BADSIG 40976EAF437D05B5)
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> This still exists. As mentioned in the duplicate https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apt/+bug/24234
> it's been an issue for 5 years.
>
> The fix that works for me is stated by Geoff in the other bug
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> sudo apt-get update -o Acquire::http::No-Cache=true
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> Whether this works in all cases or not, I don't know. However, from an
> advocacy standpoint, regardless of who or what is at fault, it's a bad
> thing, probably frightening to newcomers.
>
> Perhaps ensuring that a message along with it would solve the problem.
> As it is, it's cryptic, giving no indication that it's a minor issue
> that will probably disappear in an hour Something along the lines of,
> after the error message, please try running sudo apt-get update -o
> Acquire::http::No-Cache=true, then run apt-get update again would be an
> explanation that newcomers can understand, one that would probably fix
> the issue, which will probably continue, since it often just seems to be
> a minor glitch, and not scare people off.
>
> --
> GPG error with apt-get/aptitude/update-manager behind proxy (BADSIG 40976EAF437D05B5)
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/24061
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> of a duplicate bug.
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> Status in “apt” package in Ubuntu: Confirmed
> Status in “update-manager” package in Ubuntu: Confirmed
>
> Bug description:
> I keep getting this when i launch the update manager.
>
> W: GPG error: http://archive.ubuntu.com breezy-updates Release: The following
> signatures were invalid: BADSIG 40976EAF437D05B5 Ubuntu Archive Automatic
> Signing Key <email address hidden>
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> How can I fix it?
>
> comment from Rolf Leggewie: This is due to cache inconsistencies and thus is not necessarily a bug in Ubuntu at all. But I hope the fine devs can find a way to better deal with broken proxies. This is a very visible issue, a large number of internet connections are behind proxies and the users cannot do anything about it.
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