Again error in keyring signature from "Jonas Strassel <>" is unknown trust

Hi there,
I have similar problem and I followed steps described on another post:

rm manjaro-keyring* archlinux-keyring*
curl -O
curl -O
sudo rm -r /etc/pacman.d/gnupg
sudo pacman-key --init
sudo pacman -U manjaro-keyring-20230616-3-any.pkg.tar.xz archlinux-keyring-20230704-1-any.pkg.tar.zst
sudo pacman-key --populate manjaro archlinux

However I’m not able to fix it. Did exactly what is described on above post. Latest keys are in the folder.
Error uknown trust shows up when I try to import keys with the command:

sudo pacman -U manjaro-keyring*.pkg.tar.xz archlinux-keyring*.pkg.tar.zst                                    ✔ 
error: manjaro-sway: key "A44C644D792767CED7941AFEABB2075D5F310CF8" is unknown
:: Import PGP key A44C644D792767CED7941AFEABB2075D5F310CF8? [Y/n] y
error: manjaro-sway: signature from "Jonas Strassel <>" is unknown trust
error: database 'manjaro-sway' is not valid (invalid or corrupted database (PGP signature))
loading packages...
error: failed to prepare transaction (invalid or corrupted database)

I’ve seen Pacman Troubleshooting page also but it wasn’t helpful. What else I can do?


Clear not-installed pkg cache

pacman -Sc

Nevermind, I guess it’s another manjaro problem. :smiley:

I am not sure the maitainers are aware of this.

There is nothing you can do - exept to disable signature checking in pacman.conf - I know it is not a viable longterm solution - but you can fix the immeidate problem with the key which expired 10 days ago.

 $ gpg --list-keys
pub   rsa3072/0xABB2075D5F310CF8 2021-07-07 [SC] [expired: 2023-07-07]
uid                   [ expired] Jonas Strassel <>
uid                   [ expired] Jonas Strassel <>
uid                   [ expired] Jonas Strassel <>
uid                   [ expired] Jonas Strassel <>

The better solution for now is, to trust my key by hand, as explained here. I am sorry for the inconveinience, I don’t understand why my key isn’t trusted anymore, but the team is aware of the issue.