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i am trying to import the jcameron-key.asc but i get an error (import read failed)

i try to install it locally ( copy into public.gpg.key) but it still do the same thing

can it be a missing module installed

how can i fix it

thanks
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2.When upgrading from version 1.050 from within Webmin, I get the error message RPM signature verification failed
This happens because Redhat 8.0 and some other recent Linux releases have changed the way that RPM GnuPG? signatures are stored, causing Webmin's older method of importing the key used to sign packages to fail. The solution is to either turn off the Check GnuPG? signature option on the upgrade form, or add my public key to your RPM key list with the command :
rpm --import http://www.webmin.com/jcameron-key.asc

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If you get an error importing the key "error: http ://www.webmin.com/jcameron-key.asc: import read failed(0)."

Do this.....

Code:  

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[root@f tp ~]# rpm --import http://www.webmin.com/jcameron-key.asc
error: http ://www.webmin.com/jcameron-k ey.asc: import read failed(0).
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I have to admit not having seen this before but did find a work a round I thought I would share.
1.Open up www.webmin.com/jcameron-key.asc in your browser an d copy and paste the output
2.Login to your serv er and go to a temp location for me it was /tmp
3.Create a new file Code:  

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nano public.gpg.key
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and then paste in the key you copied form the browser. Save the file and exit.
4.From the CLI then enter Code:  



Source:
http://www.clearfoundation.com/component/option,com_kunena/Itemid,232/catid,40/func,view/id,27795/

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if you are using debian, then you must  be trying to install it from the apt repository, but it looks like it's for "Sarge" which is debian 3. Have you tried installing from the .deb package?

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it what i have done
 rpm --import

and i try public.gpg.key

and get the same error

Commented:
Have you created the file public.gpg.key and given full path of the file with the command, if you are in different directory?
i found how

1) wget http://www.webmin
2) do the rpm --import command

and it work

thanks all

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it works

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