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How do I fix a "bad signature" in Mint 15 package updater? When I try to check for system updates I get the following error: W: GPG error: Index of ...
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    How do I fix a "bad signature" in Mint 15 package updater? When I try to check for system updates I get the following error: W: GPG error: Index of / raring Release: The following signatures were invalid: BADSIG 40976EAF437D05B5 Ubuntu Archive Automatic Signing Key <ftpmaster@ubuntu.com>

    What to do? Can you help?

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    Code:
    sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 40976EAF437D05B5
    cd /var/lib/apt
    sudo mv lists lists.old
    sudo mkdir -p lists/partial
    sudo apt-get update

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    Key Error

    Quote Originally Posted by gregm View Post
    Code:
    sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 40976EAF437D05B5
    cd /var/lib/apt
    sudo mv lists lists.old
    sudo mkdir -p lists/partial
    sudo apt-get update
    Wow - I tried this and it worked just fine. No more error! Thanks so much - I'll remember you in my will!

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