Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free.

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

Currently Thunderbird has its own password manager, but it offers two possibilities: either you don't encrypt the password stored, or you use another password to encrypt the actual one for e-mail. This sounds quite useless to me, so I would prefer to store Thunderbird passwords in GNOME keyring. Hope this is possible.

share|improve this question
up vote 0 down vote accepted

There is an extension called GNOME Keyring integration.

share|improve this answer

Have not yet tried it but: https://github.com/infinity0/mozilla-gnome-keyring#readme

share|improve this answer
    
It does work but may be a bit hard to compile unless your OS works with the default Makefile. Here's my variant for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS + Thunderbird 10.0.2: github.com/mikkorantalainen/firefox-gnome-keyring – Mikko Rantalainen Mar 12 '12 at 11:53
    
It does work for me too so far, though even for Oneiric I could not find it in binary form and it took some work to compile. github.com/mdlavin/firefox-gnome-keyring/issues/4 has some information. – Jesse Glick Mar 13 '12 at 13:01

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.