System lacks ca-certificates or gnupg2
Some Linux distributions don’t come bundled with the
If you use such a distribution, you’ll need to install them with:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install -y ca-certificates gnupg2
This example is for Debian/Ubuntu and derivatives. Consult your distribution’s documentation if you use another one.
Behind a firewall or proxy
Some users have reported that they can’t download the key from Ubuntu’s keyserver.
When they run the
gpg command, their firewalls or proxies block their requests to download.
If this issue affects you, you can try this alternative:
curl -s https://dl.k6.io/key.gpg | gpg --dearmor | sudo tee /usr/share/keyrings/k6-archive-keyring.gpg
Old rpm-based Linux distributions
Distributions like Amazon Linux 2 and CentOS before version 8 don’t support the PGP V4 signature we use. You’ll need to disable the verification when you install k6:
sudo yum install --nogpgcheck k6