[arch-general] can't publish keys to network? What?

Matthew Monaco dgbaley27 at 0x01b.net
Tue Mar 12 20:02:08 EDT 2013

On 03/11/2013 11:03 PM, David Benfell wrote:
> Hi all,
> I wish I could ask this question intelligently. But I am clueless.
> I'm using the Cinnamon desktop manager. Whenever I log in, I get a
> message in the upper left hand corner that claims it "can't publish
> keys to the network." I haven't seen this with other desktop managers:
> I've played with Openbox and GNOME.
> I have no idea what *it* is. I have no idea what *keys* it is talking
> about--I hope it isn't trying to publish private keys that should be
> kept secret. And I have no idea what functionality I'm losing as a result.
> Can someone shed some light?
> Thanks!

Try running seahorse, go to Edit -> Preferences.

Make sure "Automatically synchronize modified keys with key servers" is not checked.

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