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Downloading repo keys from behind a corporate firewall

October 2, 2010 19 comments

Corporate firewalls commonly block port 11371 which launchpad PPA’s use for their keys.

It is possible though to get these through the normal port 80 for web traffic using the format below (replace the last reference to reflect the key you want to download)…
gpg --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 %%recv-keys 0A5174AF

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