gpg: keyserver receive failed: General error

I am trying to install docky and i need to import the key.
After gpg --recv-keys <key> i get
gpg: keyserver receive failed: General error
I really like docky :slight_smile: is it doable?

See if the following post will work for you:

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Thanks, it works :slight_smile: but what is the root of the problem? No fallback keyservers?

Looks like the keyserver being used has had some issues recently. If I am not mistaken due to an expired SSL certificate (I read somewhere). And apparently no fallback servers.

You can change the keyserver adding: keyserver pool.sks-keyservers.net
in /etc/pacman.d/gnupg/gpg.conf for pacman,
and ~/.gnupg/gpg.conf for aur.
For me this keyserver works without problems but may not for you.

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@Marte
Thanks this solved my issue.

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