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Like other users, when authenticating in U1 I get this error:

Method "CreateItem" with signature "a{sv}(oayay)b" on interface "org.freedesktop.Secret.Collection" doesn't exist.

And in /var/log/auth.log:

gnome-keyring-daemon[4793]: egg_symkey_generate_simple: assertion `iterations >= 1' failed
gnome-keyring-daemon[4793]: couldn't prepare to write out keyring: /home/yann/.gnome2/keyrings/login_1.keyring

So I tried to move "login.keyring". I typed no password for the security when logging into U1, accepted non secured way to save passwords. And a message told me the operation successfully completed (in French). But, sync did not work.

And u1sdtool --status returned this:

State: AUTH_FAILED
    connection: With User With Network
    description: auth failed
    is_connected: False
    is_error: True
    is_online: False
    queues: WORKING

I'm sorry U1 doesn't work anymore; it was really useful to me. Can you help me ?

Ubuntu 11.10

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OP are you still looking for an answer? If so, you may need to repost your question as this is flagged for closure. Regards, –  Ringtail Apr 6 '12 at 15:14

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If you see the message "Method "CreateItem" with signature "a{sv}(oayay)b" on interface "org.freedesktop.Secret.Collection" doesn't exist" now in Oneiric, this is gnome-keyring bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-keyring/+bug/874501

This is fixed in gnome-keyring - 3.2.2-0ubuntu0.1 . You can run the following command in a Terminal to see which version you have installed:

apt-cache policy gnome-keyring

If you are running Ubuntu 11.10 and do not have the latest version of gnome-keyring open the Software Center and check Edit > Software Sources. In the updates tab make sure you have 'Recommended Updates (Oneiric-updates)' checked. Then run your updates from the Update Manager.

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