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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Problems with subversion (in gnome keyring, maybe), user=null

I'm having a problem with my subversion in Ubuntu, and it's happening only on my computer, my colleagues are working fine. It asks for password for user "(null)": Password for '(null)' GNOME ...
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How do I removed the keyring popup when I am accessing vino?

I am running Xubuntu. I was running headless fine before using tightVNC on windows and vino on Xubuntu. Now, after entering the password on the remote server, the following dialog pops on the local ...
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Remove Keyring Popup on Startup [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keyring On Startup popup I forgot my password recently, so I had to use Ubuntu's recovery mode to change it to something else. I used this command: passwd username and I ...
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How should I manage a secure, personal ssh key?

I need to have a personal ssh key such that: I can back up a single file containing my private key, and restore it when I do a new install. The private key is never stored in unencrypted form ...
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how to make keyring auto connect? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to prevent empathy from asking keyring password on every start? everytime I login ubuntu, this keyring always pop out. how to make it auto connect?
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How to merge 2 Gnome Password Keyrings?

I've ended up with two password keyrings - one from old laptop and one from current installation. How do I merge the two password keyrings into one so that I don't have to unlock both of them at ...
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Dialog box prompting to enter the password on startup

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10. Following an update, when I restart my system (automatic login is my preference), a dialog box appears with the text: "Enter your password to unlock your login keyring" ...
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How to prevent empathy from asking keyring password on every start?

How to prevent empathy from asking keyring password on every start? I think rhytmbox also asks for my keyring password.
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I've setup SSH Key login, but want to avoid a passphrase

I've set up a passwordless login to a friend's computer and everything works very well. I've even edited my ~/.ssh/config to add his hostname and my username. So I just type ssh friend and it ...
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Unlock keyring prompts three times instead of one time

When I have "automatic login" activated, the "Unlock the Gnome Keyring" box asks for my password. But this happens three times. There are three boxes asking me for my password. In 10.04 the box ...
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Restore Gnome Bookmarks with passwords

I have a bunch of bookmarks in my laptop, I know I can copy ~/.gtk-bookmarks to my desktop But i have to re-entry all the passwords for ftp, ssh, etc... Is there a way i could restore the bookmarks ...
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Login keyring box frozen [closed]

I'm new to ubuntu and I'm afraid I've done something really stupid. After booting, When prompted to enter a password to unlock my login keyring, I tried to enter in my password, but it won't let me. ...
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What is the “keyring” or “keychain”?

Can someone please explain what Ubuntu's keychain or keyring is, as well as use cases for it?
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How can I stop being prompted to unlock the 'default' keyring on boot?

Whenever Ubuntu boots up, a dialogue pops up asking me to unlock my default keyring. Is there some way this can unlock automatically through PAM or some other magical way?
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Is it safe to remove completely keyrings from Ubuntu?

To be honest I didn't like how keyrings work in Ubuntu and removed them completely. Is my action safe and won't it harm any part of the system?