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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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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Keyring Popup On Every App running and startup

I Have been also deleted /home/me/.gnome/keyring files and folders. and in password manager (seahorse) i can unlock Default and Login (in passwords category) but when im trying to unlock gnome2 key ...
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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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How do I fix this keyring issue?

After every last thing was done there appeared an issue from the keyring. Stating that passwords didn't match, but also that the wireless had stopped working on the laptop. At first I didn't think ...
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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

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 ...
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Forget my Keyring password KDE

Every network related application ask my keyring password. But i am totally fool person who forgeted it. :( please help me. I can't read mail, couldn't access in firefox etc.
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How do I turn off the keyring in ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I stop being prompted to unlock the ‘default’ keyring on boot? It constantly pops up when I visit certain websites (and even sometimes while I am trying to write ...
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How do I make Empathy match my keyring with my password?

I changed my password a few months ago from the password I first used when I installed Ubuntu on my machine. I tried to add a Google Talk account to Empathy, but every time Empathy gives me a message ...
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Why is the login section of “passwords and keys” empty

Where are passwords stored for the user. As a test I deleted the files stored in /home/user/.gnome2/keyrings expecting to have to re-enter my WiFi password at least but it had no effect. So where are ...
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How to make login keyring forget a password

The "Unlock Login Keyring" popup is useful, but how do I make it forget a password for a specific website?
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How to disable password prompt for default keyring? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I stop being prompted to unlock the ‘default’ keyring on boot? I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 64Bit. How to disable ubuntu enter password for keyring default to unlock ...
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Kubuntu and keyring

Kubuntu 12.04. I can't open ubuntuOne. "Enter password for keyring 'default' to unlock" dialog pops up. My login password won't work. I can't remember whether I left it empty first time.
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Where are the keyrings folder located in Ubuntu 12.10?

I want to delete the keychain completely (which has only this one password key anyway). I found a way to reset keychain / keyring in the forums: delete the keychains folder ! I DO have "show hidden ...
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Is it possible to import a keyring to another from its binary files

I have recently set up a computer (using Precise), and want to import data I have saved from another Ubuntu (Maverick). These data include a gnome keyring, which I (rather stupidly) copied the ...
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How to auto-unlock Keyring Manager in 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to auto-unlock Keyring Manager? How can I auto-unlock the Keyring Manager in 12.10? This answer for 11.10 doesn't seem to apply because the Keyring Manager looks ...
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How migrate my keyring (containing ssh passprases, nautilus remote filesystem, pgp passwords) and network manager connections?

I changed the disk on my laptop and installed Ubuntu on the new disk. Old disk had 12.04 upgraded to 12.10 on it. Now I want to copy my old keyring with WiFi passwords, ftp passwords for nautilus ...
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“Couldn't change keyring password” error in Seahorse [closed]

when I try to change the password of every Password Keyring in Ubuntu 12.10 I receive this error message: Couldn't change keyring password ...
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How to prevent “unlock login keyring” pop up window on login? [closed]

Every time I log into Ubuntu 12.10 it shows a pop up window prompting me to "unlock login keyring". How do I prevent that popup? Suggestions presented on this site did not work on Ubuntu 12.10