Using Ubuntu 11.10 on an HP MINI1010nr. Ubuntu does not ask for Keyring unlock untill after I open either Chromium or firefox. Also sometimes I may be on for 30+ minuets then the screen blanks and I get the Ubuntu login screen asking for my Password again. Can ANYone please tell me what is wrong and how to fix it as I am quite new to linux and am still unfamiliar with bash
There are a few possibilities:
1. You have multiple keyrings
This keyring might have been created if you used an application when the
You can easily check what keyrings exist by starting the
If there is a second keyring and it only contains passwords you remember and can re-enter, I would suggest deleting the keyrings other than the one called
2. You performed an administrative password change
The PAM module that unlocks the
This breaks down if you ever performed an administrative password change. That is, any password change that doesn't request the old password before setting the new one. Since the old password is not provided, it can't re-encrypt the keyring.
You should be able to recover from this situation by manually setting the password on the
When you log in next time, it should automatically unlock your keyring.