Verifying GPG signatures of Geany and Geany-Plugins releases

First, you need to import the public GPG key used to sign the packages. You can download the used public key from:

To import the key use:

gpg --import < colombanw-pubkey.txt

To actually verify the downloaded archive, use one of the following commands according to the archive you have downloaded:

For tar.bz2:

gpg --verify geany-1.34.tar.bz2.sig geany-1.34.tar.bz2

For tar.gz:

gpg --verify geany-1.34.tar.gz.sig geany-1.34.tar.gz

The command's output should state something like "Good signature" and should return with an exit code of 0. If you get another exit code, something went wrong.

A complete example:

gpg --import < colombanw-pubkey.txt
gpg --verify geany-1.34.tar.bz2.sig geany-1.34.tar.bz2```