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The repository keyring expired, here’s how to renew it

So… I accidentally forgot to renew the keyring for the Feren OS repository before it expired. My bad, I completely forgot to renew it in time.

Anyway, this article isn’t about that but rather how to renew the key on existing Feren OS installs since this now affects all Feren OS November 2020 Snapshot and later installs up to this date.

Requirements

To perform this fix, you’ll need:

  1. An internet connection
  2. Administrator privileges (the first user has these by default)

The fix

To fix this issue, simply follow these instructions:

  1. Open Konsole from your Applications Menu (the bottom right bird by default), or run Konsole via CTRL+ALT+T
  2. Type in wget -qO - https://gitlab.com/feren-os/feren-repositories-focal/raw/master/public.key | pkexec apt-key add - and press ENTER on your keyboard
  3. If all goes well, after inputting your password, you should see OK in your Konsole window after the line you just typed in
  4. That’s it, the repositories should now work again just fine

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