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So, for some reason i cant suddenly log into my main account, so i did alt+ctrl+f1 and saw the message "signature not found in user keyring perhaps try the interactive 'ecryptfs-mount-private'"

I can log into another account such as root without any issue how would i fix this issue?

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This happened to me tonight. It happens when you change your user password, but not your encryption passphrase. They are usually in sync.

To fix this, simply run:

ecryptfs-rewrap-passphrase /home/.ecryptfs/$USER/.ecryptfs/wrapped-passphrase

It will prompt you for your old passphrase, then allow you to enter a new one. Then, you will be able to log in normally.

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Fix:signature not found in user keyring perhaps try the interactive 'ecryptfs-mount-private

sudo dpkg -P ecryptfs-utils

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