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    Default Repository Signature Required?

    I've installed openSUSE 11.1 and added packman's repository and running normally for the past days.

    Recently received a Repository Signature Required popup.

    Is this normal?

    What should the proper way to handle this ?

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    Default Re: Repository Signature Required?

    To answer the question from the title: YES. Signing the packages guarantees the integrity of the packages and security of the repos and packages.

    What has happened is probably a change in the gpg-key from Packman. Both your system and Packman should have the same key (a pair). There's a Help section on their website, that explains how to download the gpg-keys so you can check them.
    In this specific case I checked. If you want to use the Packman packages, accept and import the key by answering Yes.
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