GPGME error while running pacman -Syu

Running pacman -Syu has been giving me this error since last night. Please help me fix this

error: GPGME error: No data
error: GPGME error: No data
error: GPGME error: No data
error: GPGME error: No data
error: failed to synchronize all databases (unexpected error)

garuda-inxi output

System:
  Kernel: 5.16.14-zen1-1-zen x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 11.2.0
    parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-linux-zen
    root=UUID=8dcf10f3-a757-48a0-be6b-617f5baccb56 rw [email protected]
    quiet splash rd.udev.log_priority=3 vt.global_cursor_default=0
    loglevel=3
  Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.24.3 tk: Qt 5.15.3 info: latte-dock
    wm: kwin_x11 vt: 1 dm: SDDM Distro: Garuda Linux base: Arch Linux
Machine:
  Type: Laptop System: LENOVO product: 80QQ v: Lenovo ideapad 100-15IBD
    serial: <superuser required> Chassis: type: 10
    v: Lenovo ideapad 100-15IBD serial: <superuser required>
  Mobo: LENOVO model: Nano 5B6 v: NO DPK serial: <superuser required>
    UEFI-[Legacy]: LENOVO v: E0CN45WW date: 01/13/2016
Battery:
  ID-1: BAT0 charge: 15.0 Wh (100.0%) condition: 15.0/30.1 Wh (50.0%)
    volts: 16.1 min: 14.4 model: ANYO 15S4A01 type: Li-poly
    serial: <filter> status: Full
CPU:
  Info: model: Intel Core i3-5005U bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Broadwell
    family: 6 model-id: 0x3D (61) stepping: 4 microcode: 0x2F
  Topology: cpus: 1x cores: 2 tpc: 2 threads: 4 smt: enabled cache:
    L1: 128 KiB desc: d-2x32 KiB; i-2x32 KiB L2: 512 KiB desc: 2x256 KiB
    L3: 3 MiB desc: 1x3 MiB
  Speed (MHz): avg: 1489 high: 1847 min/max: 500/1900 scaling:
    driver: intel_cpufreq governor: schedutil cores: 1: 906 2: 1552
    3: 1847 4: 1654 bogomips: 15964
  Flags: avx avx2 ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3
  Vulnerabilities:
  Type: itlb_multihit status: KVM: VMX unsupported
  Type: l1tf mitigation: PTE Inversion
  Type: mds mitigation: Clear CPU buffers; SMT vulnerable
  Type: meltdown mitigation: PTI
  Type: spec_store_bypass
    mitigation: Speculative Store Bypass disabled via prctl
  Type: spectre_v1
    mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer sanitization
  Type: spectre_v2 mitigation: Retpolines, IBPB: conditional, IBRS_FW,
    STIBP: conditional, RSB filling
  Type: srbds mitigation: Microcode
  Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected
Graphics:
  Device-1: Intel HD Graphics 5500 vendor: Lenovo driver: i915 v: kernel
    ports: active: eDP-1 empty: HDMI-A-1 bus-ID: 00:02.0
    chip-ID: 8086:1616 class-ID: 0300
  Device-2: IMC Networks Lenovo EasyCamera type: USB driver: uvcvideo
    bus-ID: 2-6:3 chip-ID: 13d3:5744 class-ID: 0e02
  Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 1.21.1.3 compositor: kwin_x11 driver:
    X: loaded: intel unloaded: modesetting alternate: fbdev,vesa gpu: i915
    display-ID: :0 screens: 1
  Screen-1: 0 s-res: 1366x768 s-dpi: 96 s-size: 361x203mm (14.2x8.0")
    s-diag: 414mm (16.3")
  Monitor-1: eDP1 mapped: eDP-1 model: LG built: 2015 res: 1366x768
    hz: 60 dpi: 102 gamma: 1.2 size: 340x190mm (13.4x7.5")
    diag: 395mm (15.5") ratio: 16:9 modes: 1366x768
  OpenGL: renderer: Mesa Intel HD Graphics 5500 (BDW GT2)
    v: 4.6 Mesa 21.3.7 direct render: Yes
Audio:
  Device-1: Intel Broadwell-U Audio vendor: Lenovo driver: snd_hda_intel
    v: kernel bus-ID: 00:03.0 chip-ID: 8086:160c class-ID: 0403
  Device-2: Intel Wildcat Point-LP High Definition Audio
    vendor: Lenovo driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
    chip-ID: 8086:9ca0 class-ID: 0403
  Sound Server-1: ALSA v: k5.16.14-zen1-1-zen running: yes
  Sound Server-2: PulseAudio v: 15.0 running: yes
  Sound Server-3: PipeWire v: 0.3.48 running: yes
Network:
  Device-1: Realtek RTL810xE PCI Express Fast Ethernet vendor: Lenovo
    driver: r8169 v: kernel pcie: gen: 1 speed: 2.5 GT/s lanes: 1
    port: 4000 bus-ID: 02:00.0 chip-ID: 10ec:8136 class-ID: 0200
  IF: enp2s0 state: down mac: <filter>
  Device-2: Realtek RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter
    vendor: Lenovo driver: rtl8723be v: kernel pcie: gen: 1
    speed: 2.5 GT/s lanes: 1 port: 3000 bus-ID: 03:00.0
    chip-ID: 10ec:b723 class-ID: 0280
  IF: wlp3s0 state: up mac: <filter>
Bluetooth:
  Device-1: Realtek RTL8723B Bluetooth type: USB driver: btusb v: 0.8
    bus-ID: 2-7:4 chip-ID: 0bda:b728 class-ID: e001 serial: <filter>
  Report: bt-adapter ID: hci0 rfk-id: 2 state: up address: <filter>
Drives:
  Local Storage: total: 409.89 GiB used: 26.98 GiB (6.6%)
  SMART Message: Unable to run smartctl. Root privileges required.
  ID-1: /dev/sda maj-min: 8:0 vendor: Western Digital
    model: WDS120G2G0A-00JH30 size: 111.8 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B
    logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s type: SSD serial: <filter> rev: 0000
    scheme: MBR
  ID-2: /dev/sdb maj-min: 8:16 vendor: Toshiba model: MK3276GSX
    size: 298.09 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B logical: 512 B
    speed: 3.0 Gb/s type: HDD rpm: 5400 serial: <filter> rev: 1X
    scheme: MBR
Partition:
  ID-1: / raw-size: 111.79 GiB size: 111.79 GiB (100.00%)
    used: 26.98 GiB (24.1%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda1 maj-min: 8:1
  ID-2: /home raw-size: 111.79 GiB size: 111.79 GiB (100.00%)
    used: 26.98 GiB (24.1%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda1 maj-min: 8:1
  ID-3: /var/log raw-size: 111.79 GiB size: 111.79 GiB (100.00%)
    used: 26.98 GiB (24.1%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda1 maj-min: 8:1
  ID-4: /var/tmp raw-size: 111.79 GiB size: 111.79 GiB (100.00%)
    used: 26.98 GiB (24.1%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda1 maj-min: 8:1
Swap:
  Kernel: swappiness: 133 (default 60) cache-pressure: 100 (default)
  ID-1: swap-1 type: zram size: 3.75 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%)
    priority: 100 dev: /dev/zram0
Sensors:
  System Temperatures: cpu: 62.0 C mobo: N/A
  Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
Info:
  Processes: 216 Uptime: 9m wakeups: 1 Memory: 3.75 GiB
  used: 1.78 GiB (47.3%) Init: systemd v: 250 tool: systemctl Compilers:
  gcc: 11.2.0 clang: 13.0.1 Packages: pacman: 1521 lib: 365 Shell: fish
  v: 3.3.1 running-in: alacritty inxi: 3.3.13
error: GPGME error: No data
error: GPGME error: No data
error: GPGME error: No data
error: GPGME error: No data
Garuda (2.5.6-2):
  System install date:     2022-02-13
  Last full system update: 2022-03-17
  Is partially upgraded:   No
  Relevant software:       NetworkManager
  Windows dual boot:       <superuser required>
  Snapshots:               Snapper
  Failed units:

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Please update through this command

update

It may not be related to this problem but may prevent from many problems .

If you are using garuda then you should take advantage of their special goodies offered by garuda :wink:

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Rather than posting your errors, why not simply cut out the middleman and search them yourself. :wink: :smile:

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Thanks I just discovered that there's a thread for this on the arch wiki

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will use this from now on

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For anyone who has the same problem, the solution is in the thread [SOLVED] Error updating system (error: GPGME error: No data) / Newbie Corner / Arch Linux Forums

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