A keyring consists of a number of components designed to manage security elements(i.e. passwords) and pass them to applications

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Unlock keyring with fingerprint on login 14.04

I have a ThinkPad with a fingerprint reader installed. In windows I can log in perfectly fine without typing a password. Is there any way to unlock the login keyring from the fingerprint scanner? I ...
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No “Default” folder is displayed in Passwords & Keyrings

Recently Clean installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit In my many and varied attempts to disable the call for "Enter password to unlock . . ." I believe I may have damaged the Keyring. In comparing the ...
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annoying UInlock Keyring

Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64bit) How to get rid of the pesky(!) "unlock keyring" password demand when Evolution first fires up? I have tried deleting keyring file in .gnome2 as recommended elsewhere ...
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How to add different keyring password for google chrome only in ubuntu

Google chrome saves password in gnome keyring and I want to secure it with different password instead of log in password. In passwords and keys application, there is a folder named Login which ...
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SSH and Keyring utility

I have an SSH account at a certain host, and I plan to access it very frequently. Recently I added this "key" to what looks like an SSH keyring. How do I make ssh log in automatically to a certain ...
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OpenVPN: The VPN connection to … because of invalid VPN secrets

I am 3 days into using Linux. I set up an OpenVPN connection following the instructions set out by: https://www.goldenfrog.com/support/vyprvpn/vpn-setup/linux/openvpn OpenVPN installation went ...
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Software update error: Package operation failed

Whenever I'm prompted to install software updates, I get the error: The installation or removal of a software package failed. When I run sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade this ...
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I am unable to generate a gpg key through the keyring program

Whenever I try to generate a gpg key through the system's GPG program, it asks for my name, email, and password then everything except for the GPG program's main window disappears. Upon using gpg ...
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Last update messup my keyring auto login, when applying changes unlock icon is backward in 13.10

In using 13.10 and last update messed up my auto login and when i go to account the unlock icon is backwards when locked I can change settings and viseversa but changes dont work on startup always ...
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Can you use gnome keyring in bash script, if yes then how?

I am developing a automated mounting script for Windows shares. I have finished the script and it works just fine, but is it possible to add Gnome Keyring to the bash so once user writes hes/hers ...
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Network Manager asks to unlock keyring after auto login

After updating from Precise to Trusty I get a popup requesting to unlock the keyring for Network Manager after each login (autologin is enabled). On the net people advise to make the connection ...
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How can I open old Gnome Keyring files?

I know the password to my old Gnome Keyring files, but how can I open them from my new installation? [1] The keyring import option doesn't recognise the .keyring and .keystore.abc files in the old ...
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Secure Password Manager

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with the default password manager, now I want to make the important passwords secure and the rest unimportant. Now I have a keyring with a password and the other without a ...
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Couldn't generate PGP key, general error

Now I'm using Ubuntu12.04.04 LTS. I tried to create my gpg key with following steps on "Passwords and Keys" program. I don't know why this error was occurred. According to I skipped some ...
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No login screen on boot up

When I boot up my system it goes straight to my desktop without asking for my password on the login page. Instead there is a keyring prompt that comes up where I have to type the password. Any ...
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broken gnome-keyring file and google-chrome hangs

After few weeks of uptime yesterday i rebooted my laptop. After that - i discovered that there is no password in gnome-keyring. gnome-keyring segfault and didn't work. I restored ...
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Change keyring password after resetting password with “passwd” : Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I forgot my Ubuntu 13.10, so I reset my password from revoverymode using "passwd". Now when I log in to my system the keyring prompts "The password you use to login to your computer no longer matches ...
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lightdm-session can't find the keystore file (i moved it), where is configured that file location?

So i'm running 13.10. For some reason i do not remember i have a keystore in a directory in my home. It appears that lightdm uses that keystore during login. So if i move the directory i am unable ...
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Unknown pgp key in my key ring

I have a key in my keyring and I don't know how it got there. Every other key I imported other than this one. How do keys make it into the keyring other than by me importing them?
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How to stop unlock login keyring?

Every time i open web browser and application anoying dialog box comes say about unlock login keyring and there is always option for password.I don't know the password to unlock i tried my system ...
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Can't import keys to keyring, nothing happening

I'm trying to use Keyring's import functionality but nothing happens - neither an error of any sort, nor any of my keys getting imported into Keyring's GUI. I created a public/private key using gpg ...
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Keyring passwords

My laptop has a login password, but to the best of my knowledge I never set up a keyring password and all worked OK until today when Ubuntu asked for a keyring password. During setup I entered a ...
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What is the meaning of this keyring-related error?

It has been a while now since it all started and I'm not sure what cause The window in the image bellow keeps popping up from time to time and I don't know what to do about it, what could cause it and ...
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Gnome doesn't store password in keyring

I'm on 12.04, trying to extract my login credintials from ~/.gnome2/keyrings/login.keyring and not having much luck, looks like that keyring is empty. seahorse is showing it as an empty keystore. I ...
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wifi passwords in keyring

at my work we use a leap network (you login onto the wifi using a username and password) It is a Tunneled TLS network with a MSCHAPv2 inner authentication. Because of this the password in stored ...
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keyring open passwords

I've acquired an old desktop. There is no sensitive data on it, nor are there passwords on there that would matter if they get stolen. Since I use it as an alarm clock it automatically logs in. At ...
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Enter Password For keyring Error

I understand this has been asked many times as i see duplicate links but its not helping me. Installed ubuntu 12.10 recently but getting the keyring error. ( Enter password for keyring(default) to ...
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How can I disable GNOME keyring?

I have tried several methods to disable GNOME keyring, but have had no success so far. I have removed gnome-keyring already using the following command: sudo aptitude remove gnome-keyring I have ...
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Want to remove Unlock login key ring when no keyring directory is there?

Recently I lost my root user password. So I had reset it using the Recovery terminal. Now whenever I login, the Ubuntu shows a dialogue box with unlock keyring. I already tried for deleting the ...
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How to revoke gnupg public key without private key?

Long story short I have an key generated with seahorse and mistakenly deleted it from my system. I do remember passphrase but I don't have this key anywhere on my system. Scanned trough Ask Ubuntu but ...
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How to access UbuntOne when it asks for default keyring which has never been set?

I am trying to set up UbuntuOne on a new computer and after I enter the email and password, it asks for the keyring 'default'. I don't know what it is and I never set it. Makes it difficult to enter ...
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how to let ubuntu promt my password on the greeter screen instead of the keyring promt?

I want to type my password on the greeter screen instead of the keyring promt, because this can simply be dismissed. please correct me if I'm wrong, and sorry for the horrible english
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Google Sync brings back Login Keyring from previous distro: How to remove?

I previously had Ubuntu 12.04 and had my Login Keyring set to a password that I don't remember and am not able to guess. I changed my Linux version to Mint 15 Cinnamon recently, but everytime I sync ...
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How to set new login keyring password [duplicate]

I brought my P.C from a shop here in kochi.I asked them to install ubuntu 13.04. After i brought system to home I understood that they didnt gave me User password to login.(They had created a user ...
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Enter Password To Unlock Login Keyring [duplicate]

I had forgotten my password for my user account so I pressed Ctrl + Alt + F2 and loged in as root and ran the following commands root Password: passwd harley Enter NEW Unix Password: Reeter UNIX ...
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How to compile a xul extension in Ubuntu 13.04 ? (specifically xul-ext-gnome-keyring)

I am using the gnome-keyring extension for Firefox/Thunderbird. There used to be a PPA for this plugin, but the maintainer gave up, as the new policy for xulrunner makes it uneasy to keep up with ...
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How can I adjust the default passphrase caching duration for GPG/PGP/SSH keys?

As far as I know, gnome-keyring-daemon caches passphrases for keys by default until I log out. I would like to set the default to something like "cache for 10 minutes". How can I do that in Ubuntu ...
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New Login keychain created at each login

Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit. Auto lagin is NOT disabled (i.e. I do have to enter my password to login). The password for the "Login" key chain (previously my only key chain is the same as my login password. ...
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Keyrings/Seahorse: Disabling default setting of auto-unlock at login for secondary keyrings

I have multiple keyrings, one of which unlocks certain encrypted files that are cloud-synced. I unlock this keyring at almost every login, but it is still important to me that the password for the ...
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Can't login without mounting encrypted $Home from TTY

When I try logging in, using the correct password, the screen goes black, it flashes the NVIDIA logo and then takes me back to the login screen. After trying to restart lightdm, researching ...
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How do I create a PGP Key Revocation Certificate in Seahorse

I created a PGP Key using Seahorse in Ubuntu's Passwords and Keys (13.04). To my understanding, creating a revocation certificate for the PGP key is important for a couple of reasons. I don't see any ...
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Move wireless passwords to another computer

I am going to reinstall Ubuntu soon and want to move my wireless passwords I have to the new installation. What do I need to backup to put on the new installation?
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Is a keyring necessary for programs to store passwords? [duplicate]

I just downloaded Ubuntu 13.04 earlier and was trying it out. At least I know you can surf all installed applications with the dash home if you click the icons at the bottom, you're not forced to ...
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Saving Keyring Password

I have found the answer to this but I'm posting it here in case others have the same issue and also asking if anyone has any more details ;-) I use Firefox and Thundirbird's "Gnome Keyring Password ...
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Unlocking keyring opens browser

When I start up my computer (Ubuntu 12.10), it asks to unlock my keyring. After unlocking my browser (Chrome) opens two "about:blank" tabs out of nowhere. If I already had the browser open, it just ...
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Using gnome-keyring with svn via ssh and mysql-workbench

Problem: mysql-workbench fails to connect to the keyring to connect to mysql. I'm trying to get my svn command (which uses an svn+ssh uri) to prompt me to enter my password for my local rsa secrets. ...
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Ubuntu One: “The user cancelled a prompt.”

Every time that I try to sign in to Ubuntu One, it tells me: "An application wants to create a new keyring called 'default'. Choose the password you want to use for it." I set the password to ...
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I signed into the keyring thing, and now Chrome crashes as soon as it opens.

I decided to start using Ubuntu One again, and it asked for my password to that obnoxious keyring thing. When that pops up when I start Chrome, I always click Cancel, but Ubuntu One wouldn't take that ...
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How do I get passwords from the keyring in the terminal for usage in scripts?

When you have a LUKS encrypted drive in your computer, Nautilus or Nemo will show it under Devices as a drive with a little lock on it. When you click it, you need to enter a password. If you choose ...
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gnome-keyring error sending email in mutt [duplicate]

here is my .msmtprc : defaults account gmail host smtp.gmail.com from yy@gmail.com port 587 auth on tls on tls_starttls on tls_trust_file /etc/ssl/certs/ca-certificates.crt user ...