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Unable to set up keys while installing ROS Kinetic on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

asked 2017-04-14 12:01:37 -0500

moshimojo gravatar image

I follow the instructions from here: but in the "set up your keys" step

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp:// --recv-key 421C365BD9FF1F717815A3895523BAEEB01FA116

i get this:

Executing: /tmp/tmp.uIulXAU9Vn/ --keyserver
gpg: requesting key B01FA116 from hkp server
?: Host not found
gpgkeys: HTTP fetch error 7: couldn't connect: Success
gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found.
gpg: Total number processed: 0
gpg: keyserver communications error: keyserver unreachable
gpg: keyserver communications error: public key not found
gpg: keyserver receive failed: public key not found

I searched and found many answers but i think none of them solve this problem.

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answered 2017-04-14 17:25:59 -0500

eugene.katsevman gravatar image

Maybe it is because you're behind an http proxy. So other ports aren't working and some http tools are unaware of it.

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I am new to linux. Can you tell me some tips to fix it? Thank you

moshimojo gravatar imagemoshimojo ( 2017-04-16 12:26:11 -0500 )edit

So are you behind a proxy server?

eugene.katsevman gravatar imageeugene.katsevman ( 2017-04-16 13:30:24 -0500 )edit

i'm sorry for the delay. In the network settings it says i am not.

moshimojo gravatar imagemoshimojo ( 2017-04-17 10:32:04 -0500 )edit

can you try sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp:// --recv-key 421C365BD9FF1F717815A3895523BAEEB01FA116 instead?

eugene.katsevman gravatar imageeugene.katsevman ( 2017-04-17 11:42:47 -0500 )edit

Oh it says "imported". But in the next step sudo apt-get install ros-kinetic-desktop-full

moshimojo gravatar imagemoshimojo ( 2017-04-17 12:24:43 -0500 )edit

it gives me an error. It says i have held broken packages and non of the packages has been installed

moshimojo gravatar imagemoshimojo ( 2017-04-17 12:27:01 -0500 )edit

did you do sudo apt-get update ? Can you update your answer with new info, please?

eugene.katsevman gravatar imageeugene.katsevman ( 2017-04-17 12:42:03 -0500 )edit

yes i updated. I searched for a same question but i don't see an answer.

moshimojo gravatar imagemoshimojo ( 2017-04-17 15:54:21 -0500 )edit

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