Where are passwords stored for the user. As a test I deleted the files stored in
/home/user/.gnome2/keyrings expecting to have to re-enter my WiFi password at least but it had no effect. So where are passwords stored in 12.10?
The keyring files are no longer stored in the
However, WiFi network passphrases are a special case. As NetworkManager now has support for global vs. per-user network settings, your WiFi passphrase is likely stored in
If the only password you've entered into the system is the WiFi passphrase, when you were logged in, and don't have any SSH passphrases or other passwords stored in the keyring, then the keyring will most likely be empty. Deleting the files won't change that.
This should reset everything:
You will likely need to logout and back in.
If your trying to reset your keys see the link.
Keep in mind that only applications using the keyring will be effected. Network Manager by it's self does not use the keyring. Only the gnome network manager front end does. (Maybe some other network manager front ends do as well).