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How to solve GPG warning about apt/aptitude repository update

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When you add a repository in your /etc/apt/sources.list and run a apt-update you'll get the update of the newly added repository but also a warning about a GPG key like the following one :

Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net intrepid/main Sources
Hit http://fr.archive.ubuntu.com intrepid-proposed/universe Packages
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net intrepid/main Packages
Fetched 309B in 0s (519B/s)
Reading package lists... Done
W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net intrepid Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY D702BF6B8C6C1EFD
W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems

Running again apt-update won't solve the issue.
This warning can be safely ignored, but I don't like to leave warning when there is a solution to get rid of it... because when something is going wrong, it would complicate to sort out what is safe to be ignored and what tells about a real issue.

So, to get rid of this warning here is the …

Thoughs about Facebook

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Today I've converted one of my friends to Facebook...


This lead me to think about why I like Facebook so much and why I think it's awesome :


Basic facts :
It allows you to keep in touch with your acquaintance, see what's happening in their lives without actually spying them ;)Give updates about you in the same way.Use some useful apps like 'Birthday Calendar' that help you not to forget you're friends birthday ;)Get in deeper touch with some friends of your friends that you find utterly interesting in a way far less obvious than match.com like website ;)
You can be helped with some apps like 'Flirtable' or 'Are YOU Interested'Still on this friends and/or flirt side, when you go back from holidays and want to keep in touch, it's far easier to retrieve somebody with Facebook than exchanging email, or worse... postal address...And again, you can force your lover to put 'In relationship with you' on their information page, so that everybody …