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Re: Yum problem on F10

On Sun, 04 Jan 2009 00:26:32 -0500, William wrote:

> However, on two of the machines (one of the twins and the "larger" box) 
> yum works just fine.  On the third - which according to "rpm -qa" has 
> exactly the same packages installed - yum fails every time with a 
> message "public key for <rpm name> is not installed".

Usually, the GPG keys needed to verify package signatures are stored in
the /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/ directory, where package tools like Yum find them
automatically and import them after asking you for confirmation.

The keys belong into packages, which provide repository definitions, such
as the "fedora-release" package and similar packages for 3rd party
repositories. You can verify such packages with RPM to find any keys
you may have erased by accident. "rpm -V fedora-release" for example.
Additionally, you can list imported keys with "rpm -q gpg-pubkey" as
you may have imported some keys manually.

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