can not get rid of this Error

Asked by Muhammad Khurrum Butt on 2010-07-25

How can i get rid of this error plz help

W: A error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files will be used.GPG error: http://archive.ubuntu.com lucid-updates Release: The following signatures were invalid: BADSIG 40976EAF437D05B5 Ubuntu Archive Automatic Signing Key <email address hidden>

W: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/lucid-updates/Release

W: Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

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actionparsnip
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2010-08-15
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2010-08-15
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2010-07-25

gpg --keyserver wwwkeys.eu.pgp.net --recv-keys 40976EAF437D05B5; gpg --armor --export 40976EAF437D05B5 | sudo apt-key add -

Should do it.

Thanks actionparsnip, that solved my question.

When you add PPAs. Please read the whole guide and you will also import the key.