If you are a regular user of Kali Linux or for that matter any Ubuntu or Debian machine, you should be knowing what apt get update is. It is a simple way of updating the packages of Linux systems. Frequently many users of Kali Linux faced the problem as shown in the image given below while running the update command. This is called Kali Linux apt get update signature error. Today we will see how to fix apt get update signature error in Kali Linux.
Today we will see how to fix this problem. As underlined in the given image, the error occurs when verifying the signatures. What signatures is the error referring to? Just like any software nowadays, the Debian packages are supplied with a digital signature to preserve their integrity. Before downloading the packages, these signatures are verified. If these don’t match, we get an error as shown below.
To solve this problem, we need to get the new signature. This can be done using the command
wget -q -0 – archive.kali.org/archive-key.asc | apt-key add
as shown in the image shown below.
Once this is done, apt-get update command should work fine as shown below.
This is how to fix apt get update error in Kali Linux. See how to fix msfupdate error while updating Metasploit.