Seahorse is a GNOME application for managing encryption keys.

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How to cache pgp passphrase permanently with seahorse (14.04)

I am trying to get seahorse-daemon (formerly seahorse-agent) to cache the passphrase for private pgp keys permanently. I have used dconf-editor to set "gpg-cache-method" to always, but the setting is ...
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How to avoid chrome store password in seahorse?

I am very concerned about the unencrypted passwords saved by chrome in seahorse. This equipment is shared and used by several people, so any user with the root password can change my user password ...
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Why am I unable to access OpenPGP keys on Seahorse and access encrypted files?

I am unable to access my OpenPGP keys on Seahorse. I tried to create a new key but the key never appeared (though it did prompt me for details). After trying to create a new keyring none of the keys ...
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Seahorse “Decrypt” context menu does not appear in Nautilus

I installed seahorse and seahorse-nautilus, so I can encrypt any file with right-click in Nautilus, that works, wonderful. But there is no "Decrypt" menu on any file (not even .pgp files). Is it a ...
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GnuPG installed from source causing issue with Seahorse and GPA

I have installed GnuPG version 1.4.18 by building from source, so it got installed to /usr/local/bin. That causes issues with Seahorse as well as GPA because they keep looking for the application in ...
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Don't remember PGP passphrase until end of session [duplicate]

To use my PGP key I always have to enter my passphrase. But as it happens, I have to unlock the key only once for every session. The desired behaviour would be, that I have to unlock the key each time ...
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Is it possible to use secret-tool to lookup existing seahorse passwords?

I found this post about getting passwords from the gnome keyring from commandline (How do I get passwords from the keyring in the terminal for usage in scripts?), and I found that secret-tool is the ...
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How to export stored password from seahorse

Is there any way to export stored secrets from seahorse 3.8.2 (running on Ubuntu 13.10) (not public keys) in order to import them (directly or after a transformation) into a keepass2 database? I ...
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Problem with keyring

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and see pop-ups of Keychain app, asking me to enter keyring password after every autologin. Yes, I see such popups afte enabling autologin. I googled this topic and set empty ...
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GnuPG with GPA & Seahorse

I recently installed the GnuPG GUIs on Ubuntu, GPA & Seahorse. Upon launching GPA the key list is populated with some keys already for what look like German companies. When I launch Seahorse ...
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How to generate a GnuPG key with seahorse

I want to start using GnuPG keys. For this purpose I've installed gnupg and use the graphical interface seahorse. By selecting a new PGP-Key in seahorse I generate a new key. What I'm curiose about is ...
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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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Seahorse, PGP: What does the exported .pgp-file contain?

I created a pgp-key with Seahorse 3.6.3. If i select the key and go to "File -> Export", i can choose between two options: An .asc-file, which exports the public key in a text format, and a .pgp-file, ...
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How can I force gpg to use gpg-agent over seahorse (gnome-keyring-daemon) in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I want to use gpg-agent (and its gpg.conf and gpg-agent.conf files) when I invoke gpg (from Enigmail or otherwise) but Ubuntu 12.04 uses seahorse as the default 'agent.' While seahorse may or may not ...
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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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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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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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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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Updating Quantal 12.10 to Raring 13.04 broke seahorse-nautilus

After upgrading from Quantal to Raring the nautilus-seahorse plugin for GPG encryption cease to work. When right clicking in a file the GUI opens and ask to select a key for encryption but the ...
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Seahorse empty (have no keys/folders)

Passwords & keys windows is empty. Containing nothing. This causing constant dialog box calling me to enter password which not exist. Anyone had same issue and know solution? Ralph
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Can't remember password in Nautilus for SFTP

Why is it not possible to remember passwords in Nautilus for SFTP? It works great for FTP with passwords stored with Seahorse. How I can solve this?
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Ubuntu 12.10, I installed seahorse utils for encryption, but now 'Passwords And Keys' won't open

Ubuntu 12.10, I can open 'Passwords And Keys' app, but then when I install the seahorse plugins, I can no longer open 'Passwords And Keys' -- when I click on the menu item/icon, nothing happens. Then ...
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How to get my ssh passphrase remembered during a Ubuntu session?

If I open a gnome terminal and connect to a server through SSH, I am asked for my passphrase by a text prompt in my terminal instead of a GUI, and, worse, this passphrase is not stored in memory for ...
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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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ssh always prompts for key password

I'm using 12.10 with gnome-shell 3.6. I have multiple ssh keypairs (created with ssh-keygen). They're stored in ~/.ssh/ids/hostname/id_rsa and id_rsa.pub. I have a file ~/.ssh/config which says which ...
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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 can I change (remove) a Seahorse password

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and entered a password in SeaHorse. I would like to remove the password of "Default" but i get this error : GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.Secret.Error.NoSuchObject: The ...
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How to store sensitive information (passwords) so it can be accessed by cronjob?

I'm writing an extension to a python program that will need to store passwords and need to access them during non interactive cronjobs (during the user is not logged in). My first approach was to use ...
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How to GPG text on Unity?

Once there was a Gnome-applet in Ubuntu (Seahorse?) which helped me with encryption/decryption of PGP text messages. It was able to encrypt or decrypt the clipboard. Since Unity I have no idea, how ...
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How can I get Seahorse Passwords and Keys to read-in passwords from $HOME/.gnupg?

After reinstalling my system, I copied the .gnupg folder from backup into my new home folder. Unfortunately, Seahorse does not read-in the passwords from that folder. It does pick-up the ssh keys ...
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Unable to sync PGP keys seahorse

Ok so I tried for the first time to use PGP keys for email encryption in Evolution. I followed some instructions online, created a key, but coz I encountered some problems I decided to delete the key ...
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Why is Seahorse messing up my Samba sharing?

I am having a miserable time trying to Samba files to share correctly. I loaded Seahorse in the terminal and got an error. I'm sure my networking issue is a permission problem. nighthawk@Core4:~$ ...
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Where is the tool for password encryption in 12.04?

Ubuntu at Launchpad tells me to set up pgp keys by going to the Passwords and Encryption Keys tool. However I cannot find this program anyplace. In addition info is sparce on the net about Ubuntu's ...
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Why doesn't Evolution use the login keychain?

I use evolution as an email client but it's annoying in that it doesn't use the 'login' keychain. Every time I log in there's a pop asking for the password to keychian 'Default' which is the one ...
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No Encrypt button

I have noticed that for a while now there has been no button in Nautilus to encrypt something since either 11.10 or 11.04 but now I need to encrypt something and it hasn't reappeared.
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Issue with gpg agent in Ubuntu 12.04 after installing gnome3 shell

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04. Initially things were working. But after I installed some software, the 'gpg agent' is unresponsive. I suspect it has something to do with upgrades that I ...
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Where does Seahorse/GNOME keyring store its keyrings?

I'm wondering where exactly Seahorse is storing the keyring data? Most available information points to ~/.gnome2/keyrings/, however, this directory contains only two very small files (login.keyring, ...
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How do you make Seahorse (Gnome Keyring) store passwords for ssh keys in?

I'm trying to get Seahorse to remember the password for an existing RSA key I've copied across from another computer. When I use the key rather than Gnome Keyring prompting me for the password and ...
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Why has seahorse-plugins been removed?

I've been encrypting and decrypting files and folder using nautilus and the seahorse-plugins package for the past few Ubuntu releases. It appears that seahorse-plugins is no longer available in ...
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Keyring Password, Unity in 11.10

Login to 11.10 I input my password and shortly afterward I am asked for a keyring password. I realize that I was asked for this during installation (second time lucky!) and I did enter a password ...
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How do you open pgp-encrypted documents from nautilus?

Seahorse (gnome PGP/GPG frontend) integration is not working in 11.10. In 11.04 you could open pgp-encrypted documents from nautilus by dbclking and entering the pgp passphrase when prompted. 11.10 ...
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Is there a way to encrypt a file using Seahorse without installing the “seahorse-plugins” package? [closed]

Seahorse came preinstalled on my default installation of Ubuntu. But I can find no way to encrypt a file using it. I am wanting to use a GUI I don't want to do it using the Terminal. Creating the ...
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How do I verify the PGP downloaded signature of the TrueCrypt setup file with Seahorse?

I have successfully completed steps 1-4 in an attempt to verify the PGP signature of a downloaded TrueCrypt setup file. But I can't figure out how to complete step 5 using Seahorse. Does anyone know ...
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How do I prevent having to log in on 3 separate prompts every time I start my machine?

Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal, Ubuntu Classic desktop Each time I start my machine, I have to log in 3 times. I spent a week in IRC>Freenode>#ubuntu and got nothing but condescension. I've searched on ...
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Unlock Keyring Comes Thrice On Every Boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I stop being prompted to unlock the ‘default’ keyring on boot? I am running Natty 11.04 on an acer aspire one netbook. It is working fine with just a few issues. ...
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How do I stop Seahorse from asking for my password multiple times on every login?

I've set up my System to log me in automatically but for some reason I need to "unlock my keyring" x times, where x is a number much larger than one. I've read a few similar threads here and elsewhere ...
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How to move keys to “Login” in seahorse? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to move passwords from “Default” to “Login” in seahorse? I want to move a few passwords into "login" in Seahorse, so that I will ...
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Is there a way to move passwords from “Default” to “Login” in seahorse?

When I reinstalled Ubuntu, I logged in on my wifi and authenticated with a password that seahorse saved in "Default". But I want that in "Login" so that I won't have to enter my password twice ...
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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 to prevent seahorse from asking for a passphrase?

I've created one password-protected RSA key to access my remote server via ssh using key-based authentication and added it to seahorse using ssh-add. I would like to prevent seahorse from asking me ...