GPG error: http://archive.canonical.com jaunty Release: The following signatures were invalid: BADSIG 40976EAF437D05B5 Ubuntu Archive Automatic Signing Key


Symtom: unable to run update in ubuntu.

Root cause:  This may be due to unwanted list may be available in the /var/lib/apt/lists. To over come the problem please find the solution below.

Solutions:

Please follow the procedure given below.

1. Go to $cd /var/lib/apt

2. $ sudo mv lists lists.old

3. $ sudo mkdir -p lists/partial

4. $ sudo apt-get clean

5. $ sudo apt-get update

Ref: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1152619

 

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One Response to GPG error: http://archive.canonical.com jaunty Release: The following signatures were invalid: BADSIG 40976EAF437D05B5 Ubuntu Archive Automatic Signing Key

  1. Agustin Soto Urrutia says:

    Thank you so much, simple, fast and effective. IT WORKS

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