Why -Sy and not -S? 2020-05-22 - Pacman may fail to install packages with Unrecognized archive format. i am trying to update the local keys for pacman and show the following error: Code: $ doas pacman-key --refresh-keys ... ==> Updating trust database... gpg: marginals needed: 3 completes needed: 1 trust model: pgp ... A specified local key could not be updated from a keyserver. The exception to this is … After a successful clean install on an Acer Aspire E5-573 and a successful system update (sudo pacman -Syu), attempting to install additional packages fails on several signature errors: Firefox fails on @tetris4’s key, hplip on @AlmAck’s and the Chakra Build Server’s PGP signatures. If that fails, try a reboot. For a while, the core packages were prematurely packaged using zstd without giving users time to update to zstd-enabled pacman first. For anyone else coming in here that didn't find the solution by rorido working, try users Bernhard Fürst's or Jham's answer of just pacman -S package-query which worked for me without issues.. Also, if you are still getting issues like this with libalpm.so.8: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory then you have to manually reinstall package-query and yaourt. Before installing you could use pacman -Ss postgresql to see a list of package matching your input, it will help you figure out which packages you need. While it sometimes is possible to fix the issue simply by deleting the files and the running a pacman update it far from every time. Pacman checks a package in the database and sees if the signature file matches the one in the database. While it sometimes is possible to fix the issue simply by deleting the files and the running a pacman update it far from every time. If it does not, then pacman will say the package is corrupted. archlinux on a Gigabyte C1037UN-EU, 16GiB Pacman checks a package in the database and sees if the signature file matches the one in the database. A specified local key could not be updated from a keyserver. warning: lock file missing /var/lib/pacman/db.lck error: linux-api-headers: signature from "Allan McRae " is unknown trust Pacman, using libalpm(3), will attempt to read pacman.conf each time it is invoked.This configuration file is divided into sections or repositories. If it does not, then pacman will say the package is corrupted. all of a sudded im a spamer, stop being a jerk! I don't know how to debug it if anyone knows please let me know. pacman -Sy archlinux-keyring pacman -Su. For more advanced list of pacman features, read the Archwiki post about pacman We've improved our update process so this shouldn't happen again with future updates. what is wrong with you, I tell you I update pacman and my gui icons stops working and you think it belongs in a new thread ( maybe) but you cant say it does not need to be mentioned here. To make sure you have the latest keys. pacman -Syu will update (or create) the available package list, then upgrade the currently installed packages. pacman.conf (2.7 KB) pacman.log (126.0 KB) Premise. Some people may say that the first command is a partial upgrade, but archlinux-keyring could be an exception especially considering that a full update follows right after. gpg: refreshing 94 keys from hkp://pool.sks-keyservers.net gpg: keyserver refresh failed: Invalid argument ==> ERROR: A specified local key could not be updated from a keyserver. 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