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 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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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?