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lister king of smeg
April 7th, 2011, 12:53 AM
Hi i have accidently deleted my public keys. first the update manager started throughing errors, now synaptic, apt, and ubuntu Software center are all throughing errors at me i need help. I am using vanilla Ubuntu 10.04LTS AMD64.

April 7th, 2011, 02:03 AM
From Synaptic select: settings > repositories. On the authentication tab, select "Restore Defaults". Then see if you can update:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

lister king of smeg
April 7th, 2011, 02:20 AM
thankyou my computer was realy tweaking out after only getting about one out every three updates, for several months.