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Provided by: add-apt-key_1.0-0.5_all



        add-apt-key - Command line tool to add GPG keys to the APT keyring


        add-apt-key [ --help ] [ --verbose ] [ --keyserver name ] keyid


        The  add-apt-key  will request the specified GPG key from a public key‐
        server and insert it into the APT keyring so that archives signed  with
        that key will be trusted.


        This  program  follows  the  usual  GNU  command line syntax, with long
        options starting with two dashes (--).
        -h, --help
               Show online help (usage).
        -v, --verbose
               verbose mode will show each command before it is executed.
        -k, --keyserver name
               Select a specific keyserver to use.
        keyid  The GPG key identifier to add.


               Configuration file specifying the public keyserver to use.
        The folling exit values are used:
        0      Adding the keyid was successful.
        1      Invalid script arguments.
        2      GPG keyid cannot be retrieved (or is malformed).
        3      Error in adding keyid to the APT keyring.


What does Ubuntu mean?
Ubuntu is an African word meaning 'Humanity to others', or 'I am what I am because of who we all are'. The Ubuntu distribution brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the software world.