No dirmngr even though present in /usr/bin/dirmngr-- WSL Ubuntuo 18.04

Posted August 26, 2019 4.6k views
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I receive the following error despite haveing dirmngr in my bin:

sudo apt-key adv –keyserver –recv-keys E298A3A825C0D65DFD57CBB651716619E084DAB9
Executing: /tmp/apt-key-gpghome.HNVQN8gpYv/ –keyserver –recv-keys E298A3A825C0D65DFD57CBB651716619E084DAB9
gpg: connecting dirmngr at ’/tmp/apt-key-gpghome.HNVQN8gpYv/S.dirmngr’ failed: IPC connect call failed
gpg: keyserver receive failed: No dirmngr

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Thank you Alex– I ended up using:

```gpg --keyserver --recv-key E298A3A825C0D65DFD57CBB651716619E084DAB9


The temporary fix to pass this problems is using apt-key add instead adv options through wget or curl ::

curl -sL "" | sudo apt-key add

Let me know how it goes.