[Geany-Users] Problems to install geanymacro, failure on chewcking the GPG signature

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Tue Jun 25 22:33:43 UTC 2019

You don't mention what OS you are using, but assuming its Linux (since you
are cd-ing) did you look in the distros repositories for the plugin?  Most
distros include Geany, and the plugins collection, and many also
disassemble the collection so you can install only one plugin at a time.


On Wed, 26 Jun 2019 at 00:52, Adalbert Hanßen <Adalbert.Hanssen at gmx.de>

> Dear list members,
> In search for a text editor with marco recording capabilities I came
> across this website:
> https://plugins.geany.org/geanymacro.html. (Hint: just add a link to the
> place from where I can download the searched-for plugin. That would make
> life easier).
> The descritipon looks like this is exactly what I am looking for. I search
> for the place from which it can be downloaded, I came across
> https://plugins.geany.org/downloads.html
> showing me
> Download Geany-Plugins The latest version is 1.35, you should take a look
> at the release notes
> <https://raw.githubusercontent.com/geany/geany-plugins/1.35.0/NEWS>.
> Download Type SIG MD5 / SHA1
> <https://plugins.geany.org/downloads.html?site=downloads&hash=sha1>
> geany-plugins-1.35.tar.gz
> <https://plugins.geany.org/geany-plugins/geany-plugins-1.35.tar.gz> Source
> Code GPG Signature
> <https://plugins.geany.org/geany-plugins/geany-plugins-1.35.tar.gz.sig>
> fe9275a2a16c515339c6f27976f811c0
> geany-plugins-1.35.tar.bz2
> <https://plugins.geany.org/geany-plugins/geany-plugins-1.35.tar.bz2> Source
> Code GPG Signature
> <https://plugins.geany.org/geany-plugins/geany-plugins-1.35.tar.bz2.sig>
> 7df13d341df0c580a41c760509fefca5
> geany-plugins-1.35_setup.exe
> <https://plugins.geany.org/geany-plugins/geany-plugins-1.35_setup.exe> Win32
> Installer GPG Signature
> <https://plugins.geany.org/geany-plugins/geany-plugins-1.35_setup.exe.sig>
> 44f7e8ecb975fb56578b64b3e2fc6fcb
> The instructions to install the desired plugin (which are described on the
> same page) did not enable me to achieve the desired goal.
> It should be:
>    1. download the packed archieve in the form you like best.
>    2. click onto the item in the column SIG of the line you have chosen
>    to download the *.sig file for the downloaded item.
>    3. cd to your Download directory or the place wher you have put the
>    two downloaded files.
>    4. import the key of the author via  gpg --recv-keys B507ACD04BA283C9
>    5. *add the necessary steps to make the program from the downloaded
>    sourcecode.*
> There is some description, but when I follow it, I don't get through.
> In the fourth step I encounter:
> $ *gpg --recv-keys B507ACD04BA283C9*
> gpg: Schlüssel 4BA283C9 von hkp-Server keys.gnupg.net anfordern
> gpgkeys: key B507ACD04BA283C9 can't be retrieved
> gpg: Keine gültigen OpenPGP-Daten gefunden.
> gpg: Anzahl insgesamt bearbeiteter Schlüssel: 0
> gpg: Schlüsselserver-Datenübertragunsfehler: keyserver helper general error
> gpg: Schlüsselserver-Datenübertragunsfehler: Unbekanntes
> Public-Key-Verfahren
> gpg: Empfangen vom Schlüsselserver fehlgeschlagen: Unbekanntes
> Public-Key-Verfahren
> $
> Note: From other trials, gpg --list-keys shows me these keys, apparently I
> already have the key of the author:
> pub   4096R/4BA283C9 2018-04-04 [verfällt: 2020-04-03]
> uid                  Frank Lanitz <frank at lanitz.info> <frank at lanitz.info>
> uid                  Frank Lanitz <frlan at fsfe.org> <frlan at fsfe.org>
> uid                  Frank Lanitz <frank at geany.org> <frank at geany.org>
> uid                  Frank Lanitz <frank at mxsrv.org> <frank at mxsrv.org>
> uid                  Frank Lanitz <frank at frank.uvena.de>
> <frank at frank.uvena.de>
> uid                  Frank Lanitz <frank.lanitz at seznam.cz>
> <frank.lanitz at seznam.cz>
> sub   4096R/0E29452D 2018-04-04 [verfällt: 2020-04-03]
> Of course, the other commands to make and possibly install the plkugin
> should be shown there too or on a linked page (in case they are the same
> for many plugins which are delivered as source code poackages only.
> Kind regards
> Adalbert Hanßen
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