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 auto-unlock Keyring Manager?

How can I auto-unlock the Keyring Manager in Oneiric Ocelot? I have found this description for Intrepid, but Ocelot looks different so I can't follow the instructions. I have set up my machine to ...
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Is it possible to authenticate with Ubuntu One only once with KWallet?

Kubuntu 11.04 After installing UbuntuOne for KDE via KPackageManager I have to inform my authentication password twice on every boot: one for KWallet and other for a "keyring", in this order. Is it ...
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Login keyring prompt appears twice on login

Whenever I log into my Ubuntu desktop machine, a password dialogue appears for the login keyring. Once I've entered the password, it comes up again (and this isn't because I got it wrong the first ...
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How to remove sign-in (password) fields when i boot up? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I stop being prompted to unlock the ‘default’ keyring on boot? I have to sign in five times after opening Ubuntu. Three times for the login keyring which says it ...
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How to move wifi passwords to a new installation

I have an Acer Aspire ZG5 netbook which is currently running Jolicloud, but I've decided it isn't for me and plan to switch to Lubuntu or Xubuntu. However, I do lot of travelling and have many saved ...
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how to make ubuntu to remember the login keying password

I want my system to remember the keyring password of my chat account login as well as broadcast account. Many times i clicked on remember this keyring password but it not working fine; i mean whenever ...
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Choose password for new keyring

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04, after login it displays this message: Choose password for new keyring An application wants to create a new keyring called 'Default'. Choose password you want to ...
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Loggin In Six Times [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I stop being prompted to unlock the ‘default’ keyring on boot? Okay, I get why Seahorse makes me log in six times, but is there some way I can do it just once ...
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How do I change my username?

Some time ago when I installed Ubuntu I chose a rather stupid username for my account that I do not want to use anymore. How do I change this (including the name of my home directory, and the name ...
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What does a Keyring do?

I know how to disable it, circumvent it, and that it saves stuff. However, when asked "what is it for, why is it there, and how does it work" I'm at a loss for words. What's more disturbing is there ...
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Chrome asks for password to unlock keyring on startup [duplicate]

In Google Chrome, when I go to a login page, a window pops up asking to "Enter password for keyring 'default' to unlock". In most cases, whether I click Cancel or enter my password, the login form ...
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How to make Chrome/Chromium remember passwords in the gnome seahorse keyring?

Is it possible to make chrome or chromium (as that comes default in the repos) to use the Gnome seahorse as password vault? I have not found a way to do this for Firefox either, but maybe a solution ...
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How to change/create password keyring

when I try to remote desktop to the server from another ubuntu machine using the remote desktop viewer, it asks me to enter the password, which I do, then the viewer pane just goes black. When I come ...
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How to disable Multiple Keyring Popups? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unlock keyring promts three times instead one time Whenever I turn on my computer, I would expect the keyring to ask for my password once. But it asks it 3 different ...
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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?