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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removed all keyring files and lost some settings

I have removed all my keyring files via terminal rm -rf ~/.local/share/keyrings/from my ubuntu 14.04 and I realized that I've also lost some sections in settings/privacy and keys. Can I somehow regain ...
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Auto unlock keyring on auto login without leaving password unencrypted

So I keep getting this unlock keyring popup when I login to Ubuntu automatically. There is a fix here: How can I stop being prompted to unlock the 'default' keyring on boot? I have been googling ...
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Network Manager does not store Passwords any more

Since I updated to v14.04 I have the following issues with my Network Manager - accessing VPN (openvpn) profiles takes a long time ~1min - executing VPN (vpnc) profiles takes a long time ~1min - ...
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Why isn't my keyring in Ubuntu working?

I have encrypted my id_rsa with a password. I think Ubuntu has a keyring system which prevents me from inputting password every time I have to use id_rsa, like git push. Sometimes I don't need to type ...
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Why windows's title “Unlock login keyring” appears when i try to connect on a network?

This windows ask me to "Enter password to unlock your(my) login keyring" on Ubuntu 15.04.1. And when i enter the admin's password, or the user password of my session nothings things occurred.
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Protect my passwords in Passwords and Keys program [duplicate]

I just found out that I can see all of my passwords in Passwords and Keys program. That means any friend of mine can see my passwords if he/she uses my computer for some temporary use. I know I can ...
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Issue with keyring and saving passwords

Installed Ubuntu 14.04. Setup main user and keyring works as expected. Added a second user and not able to save passwords to keyring while logged onto second user. Neither login password allows the ...
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Evolution 3.10.4 password nuisance

I have been using `evolution' since 2007. This summer evolution has started, for no apparent reason, to ask for mail account passwords and key-ring passwords at 5 minute intervals. Can Anyone tell me ...
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How to modify Ubuntu to store network login credentials across boots

I have been using unity for several months. A common problem is a network keyring is not getting saved. For example: There is a NAS attached to the local wifi. The NAS appears in the file explorer ...
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On boot I'm prompted for keyring at login, how do I stop this?

Every time I boot up the laptop, this message pops up on the login screen: "enter password for keyring "default" to access" (slightly paraphrased but same gist). It all started when I bought a mobile ...
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Password Keyring unlocked too late in Chromium

The first time in a session I go to the login page of a frequently visited site, the password field isn't filled. I must enter the site password and login. I only then get asked to unlock my password ...
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Default Keyring asks for passwords instead of keyring

The default keyring is asking me for a password and then the keyring password. I made a backup of my mails in Evolution and made a restore and this are the passwords asked at start-up Can this be ...
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Network Manager is forgetting “Saved” VPN Credentials

In Ubuntu 15.04, I frequently VPN into Cisco devices relying on this package: sudo apt-get install network-manager-vpnc Since Ubuntu 7.04, I've been able to save my credentials once, and then VPN ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 - unlock keyring on login

How do I automatically unlock the keyring at login on my Lubuntu 14.04 system? There are a lot of answers to this problem on this site and Ubuntu Forums, but none are applicable to a 14.04 Lubuntu ...
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“None of your passwords in your keyring match your current password” after changing password [duplicate]

A few days ago I went into Passwords and Keys and locked my Login folder, however today I changed my password, and while using Empathy (although it may have nothing to do with Empathy) a dialog popped ...
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About Mail `Authentication Request`?

I've installed Evolution, after that I've opened it, from that on-wards still I'm getting the mail Authentication Request as given below, I've uninstalled Evolution though,still at each time of ...
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Ubuntu WiFi password storage is per-card?

I've replaced a wlan card of my laptop HP EliteBook 2530p. I've removed Intel WiFi Link 5100 (full size mini PCIE) and put Atheros AR9832 AR5BHB116 (half size) In addition, I've flashed BIOS whose ...
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Broken package ubuntu-keyring (ubuntu 15.04 64 bit)

I've tried to reinstall ubuntu-keyring, because i couldn't fix some GPG errors, but the apt system has failed, Now, i can't even upgrade or install anything. i tried i lot of things such as : sudo ...
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Set Login Password “unlock Login Keyring” Neither Old Or New Pass Word Work

What I did to cause the problem: Reset login in password on two desktop computers using the GUI at System Settings - > User Accounts: One computer went perfect, no grief what so ever. The other ...
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Google Chromium asks for keyring to unlock 14.04, but I don't want the password to be the same as my ubuntu login [duplicate]

I don't want this prompt to use my default ubuntu login, I would like this to match the password I would use either on a chromebook, mac, or windows. In other words, similar behavior to the other ...
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Password restriction is not working in Ubunutu 14.04

Earlier I tried installing some apps (PlayOnLinux and Wine) and used the previous command in a terminal. Maybe this is the reason? sudo apt-get install curl Also Im getting a pop up requesting to ...
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The safest way to backup GPG and SSH keys

I have, in Ubuntu 14.10, generated a public and private GPG and SSH key set, but I am now needing to do a fresh install and don't want to lose them but don't just want to put them as text files on a ...
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Lubuntu keyring

I have a wifi system on my pupils' laptops that requires them to enter their username and password every time they use a laptop. I run lubuntu 14.10. This opens a keyring prompt and a ca-certificate ...
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Why do I need to specify “:80” when using “apt-key adv”?

How come apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 0xcbcb082a1bb943db would fail but apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 0xcbcb082a1bb943db would ...
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How to automatically connect to wifi connection after entering keyring?

After starting up ubuntu, I need to enter my keyring password, which I don't mind. What I do mind is that it is not connecting automatically to a wifi connection stored in the keyring after entering ...
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how to disable keyring prompt when you don't know the current /old password

I am trying to disable the keyring prompt on my ubuntu 14.04 LTS laptop. I'm trying to add a new wifi hotspot and it keeps prompting me for the keyring password. I've read various posts here about ...
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Is it possible to use the keyring with Ubuntu Server

Is it possible to use the keyring features with Ubuntu Server? I'm implementing the following Python package and it falls back to base64 encoded filesystem storage because there is no secure storage ...
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My keyring info references “The Secret Service was already initialized” - Am I being hacked?

Am I being hacked??? Feb 20 07:49:16 USER gnome-keyring-daemon[1741]: message repeated 2 times: [ couldn't set environment variable in session: The name org.gnome.SessionManager was not provided by ...
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Certificates -> Gnome2 Key Storage folder: cannot unlock

I tried to import an ssl cert via the gui (i.e. I double-clicked a .cer file and clicked the "Import" button). I was prompted to unlock the "Gnome2 Key Storage" certificate/key store via one of those ...
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Default keying: How to require password?

Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit I always had to enter password for default keyring, immediately after logging in. Just noticed that the popup asking for password doesn't popup any more. How do I go back to ...
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14.04 Default keyring

I updated from 12.04 a while ago. Didnt have this problem before. Once after I log in, and every time I open a browser, and some seemingly random times - I get an "create password for default ...
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mysql-workbench and Gnome keyring daemon problem

when launching mysql-workbench I have the following warning: [12:13:49] coil@coil:~$ sudo mysql-workbench & [12:14:03] coil@coil:~$ ** Message: Gnome keyring daemon seems to not be available. ...
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Preventing keyring from remembering password during session for SSH with private key on Kubuntu

Kubuntu 14.04 Whenever I attempt to SSH into a server with a private key, I am asked to "Enter password to unlock the private key". However, this then remembers the password until I completely log ...
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I can't make Ubuntu ask for a password anymore!

I enabled auto-login some time ago and now I can't disable it. I've switched it at the user accounts options and it doesn't work! It says "off", but it's actually still on. And I also can't make ...
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How do I disable gnome-keyring ssh integration?

I don't want gnome-keyring to get in the way of my git commits, partially because it locks the entire screen while asking for a password, even on KDE (though I have now switched to GNOME). While I do ...
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14.04 Disable keyring for SSH and GPG

Up until recently the following solution worked well: How to disable the keyring for SSH and GPG? But just a few days ago the solution stopped working for SSH. I now get a GUI prompt for my SSH ...
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Mutilple Authenticate Windows after unlocking Ubuntu 14.10 ( using gnome metacity)

I have recently updated my Laptop ( Dell 15r ) to Ubuntu 14.10. The problem is whenever I unlock my laptop, I see this window and there are many instances of this windows. I have to click close ( or ...
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Change keyring password on Xubuntu?

How do I change the keyring password in Xubuntu? I have seen instructions for Ubuntu (see http://www.ossdoc.com/2013/01/how-to-change-ubuntu-keyring-password.html), but I don't know how to find ...
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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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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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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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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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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?