apt-key adv – Fix ‘Server indicated a failure’ on Raspberry Pi

I’ve been trying to install snips.ai to play with speech recognition. Unfortunately, when executing:

I’ve got the following error message:

This is quite unfortunate since adding -v doesn’t give any more information.

Scouring the net, I’ve fount the following potential solutions:

  • Retry multiple times as this might be a server timeout. I’ve reset the time to my zone, but no luck
  • Retry with a different server. I’ve tried with keyserver.ubuntu.com but no luck
  • Prepend ‘hkp://’ to the key server’s name and append the default port ‘:80’. This helped.

So, using:

fixed my problem.


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