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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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
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How to reset/recover keyrings password on 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to recover/reset forgotten Gnome Keyring Password? Recently, I have been refused to sign on to Ubuntu One. I have been blocked with the message: Enter password ...
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How can I change my keyring password from the command line

I'm having trouble with my screen freezing, and I think it may be due to the login keyring. Right now, it's asking for a new keyring (I deleted the old one), but the screen is unresponsive. The only ...
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Is there a “Passwords and Keys” dialogue in Lubuntu desktop?

Getting this answer, it seems that there must be a "Passwords and Keys" dialogue in Lubuntu, but I cannot see a button for it in my menus nor in /usr/share/applications.
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What is “Unlock keyring” and how do I get rid of it? [duplicate]

(In my case this message never appeared before installing Ubuntu One - see this question). Can I use Ubuntu One and avoid being prompted each time like this? I use Lubuntu 12.04. Edit: After ...
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Why “Unlock keyring” appears after installing Ubuntu One? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is “Unlock keyring” and how do I get rid of it? Never had this message upon log-in before installing Ubuntu One. Can I use Ubuntu One and avoid being ...
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How to disable the keyring for SSH and GPG?

How to disable the keyring for SSH and GPG ? I would like to keep the keyring for the wifi and other stuff. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.
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Why can't I gpg-sign the Ubuntu Code of Conduct?

So I've spent quite some time trying to sign this code of conduct and am on the verge of abandoning it. Got right to the sign the txt file stage https://launchpad.net/codeofconduct/1.1/+sign but now ...
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Problem Unlocking Keyring on login

I have a problem with unlocking the keyring. The problem is that every time when login, a window pops up and ask's for password to unlock the key ring. How can this problem be solved?, such that the ...
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Unlock Login Keyring is coming everytime I am logging in [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I stop being prompted to unlock the ‘default’ keyring on boot? Every time I log in into Ubuntu a window comes titled "Unlock Login Keyring" and asks for some ...
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No keyring secrets found for [ssid] /802-11-wireless-security

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 x64bit, installed it couple of days ago. The issue i'm having is this: on startup it connects to my wireless without a problem, but after a while I am disconnected and prompted to ...
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How to move wifi passwords from Ubuntu to Xubuntu?

How can I move wifi passwords from Ubuntu to Xubuntu? Xubuntu doesnt have .gconf/system/networking/connections.
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Is syncing private keys a good idea?

Ubuntu One's Security FAQ indicates that Canonical encrypts connections and restricts access to user data. This all well and fine, and I do trust SSL for online banking and other things more valuable ...
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Unlock Login Keyring problem - ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I stop being prompted to unlock the 'default' keyring on boot? I was using my ubuntu 12.04 without any problem. Suddenly when I tried to connect to a ...
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Which hidden folder in my home folder contain the data for the Passwords and Keys application?

I made a fresh install of Precise Pangolin beta from Oneiric. I saved my home folder on an external drive. Now I want to copy passwords and keys to the new installation.
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Repair corrupted keyring

I believe I have corrupted all of my keyrings while trying to add keyrings for extra repositories. I foolishly moved some keyring files around in a console, and now my system is in a state such that ...
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Why Ubuntu doesn't ask me for password before login?

When I had 11.04, there was an option "ask for password", something like this. I checked it out, and instead of password field I got "login" button. Now, when I got 11.10, I doesn't see that option. ...
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GPG and SSH encryption of file need help

I don't know how to use Password and Keys in Ubuntu 11.10 , what is the exactly use of this application , and how can we use this for encrypting files? Please also explain about ssh keys and gpg ...
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Passwords in the Password/Encryption Keys program

I noticed that I have passwords in the Password/Encryption Keys program . It appears that anybody who walked up to my computer could go look at all my passwords without needing a master password. Did ...
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What do I need for “Passwords & Encryption keys application”?

I installed a command line system for Ubuntu 11.10 then installed GNOME Shell and other applications over. I enabled auto login but is always asked to unlock login keyring. I need to use "Passwords ...
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How do I restart the keyring server? [closed]

Sometimes the WiFi just tries to connect to a network for a long, long time, and then just fails, and I need to restart the computer to get it working. I tried to pkill the nm-applet and running it ...
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Storing passwords with python keyring

I'm using keyring library to store passwords in my python app. import keyring keyring.set_password('My namespace', username, password) keyring.get_password('My namespace', username) And this works ...