Pacman gpg key problems

Due to gpg key problems I can’t install most software (yay for example)

error: yay: signature from "Helmut Stult (schinfo) <>" is unknown trust
:: File /var/cache/pacman/pkg/yay-10.3.0-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.zst is corrupted (invalid or corrupted package (PGP signature)).
Do you want to delete it? [Y/n] y

I looked around on the internet for solutions and came to the help page on the wiki for pacman troubleshooting 

Following the steps listed there doesn’t work (errors below)

  1. no errors
warning: Public keyring not found; have you run 'pacman-key --init'?
downloading required keys...
error: keyring is not writable
error: keyring is not writable
error: keyring is not writable
error: required key missing from keyring
error: failed to commit transaction (unexpected error)
Errors occurred, no packages were upgraded.
  1. no errors
  2. long error message which repeats the same block of text 
  1. extremely long output
  1. I don’t think theres anything wrong with the output of this step

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is there a solution in that thread? I can’t really understand 90% of the posts there

There is one now…


Il faut faire les actions 1, 3, 4, 2 dans cet ordre, en omettant l’étape 5.
You have to do step 1, then 3 then 4 then 2 in that order and don’t execute step 5.

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