Ubuntu 16.04 & torbrowser-launcher: Verification failed

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Ubuntu 16.04 & torbrowser-launcher: Verification failed

Postby ^rooker » Thu Feb 20, 2020 2:19 pm

[PROBLEM]
Installing the "torbrowser-launcher" package on Xubuntu 16.04, claims that it cannot verify the signature of the downloaded tarball:
"Signature Verification Failed. You may be under attack or there might just be a network problem"


[SOLUTION]
The package uses an outdated GPG key. Use the following command to update the local key that is used for verification:
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$ gpg --homedir "$HOME/.local/share/torbrowser/gnupg_homedir/" --refresh-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu


This solves the issue.
Thanks to "Sapient Saxon Saboo" (askubuntu) and "einpoklum" (stackexchange) and others!


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