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Re: Anyone know what this means when running aptitude update?




	Hi.

On Sun, 26 Mar 2017 13:56:54 -0500
Nicholas Geovanis <nickgeovanis@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Sun, Mar 26, 2017 at 1:51 PM, Sven Hartge <sven@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > Frank <zuiderduin@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > > wget -qO- https://dl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo
> > > apt-key add -
> >
> > No, please do NOT use "apt-key add" but instead download the key and put
> > it as a file with the suffix ".gpg" into the directory
> > /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/
> >
> 
> Hi -
> Just curious why you recommend this instead of "apt-key add"?

Because 'apt-key add' can add multiple keys with such invocation.
Downloading a public key to a file *and* reading it can prevent this.

Reco