Whenever I login to skype I get this keyring message. I don't remember setting any keyring or don't even know what it is. I can login to my kubuntu with my password but to unlock keyring same password does not work. So how can I unlock this keyring or completely remove/disable this keyring option?

None of the existing solutions work for Kubuntu, either those solutions are old or the menu doesn't exist in Kubuntu.

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After doing tons of research I couldn't find anything that would work for Kubuntu. But I got some idea and found a keyrings directory here /home/bcc/.local/share/keyrings/. I removed all the files from this directory, then did a restart and everything was back to normal. Hope this will be helpful. I am using Kubuntu 18

  • It did not work for me. After doing that, kubuntu started to show twice the keyring dialog. I put nothing in it, but still every time I try to start skype, it shows twice
    – makkasi
    Jul 3 '20 at 10:59

In kubuntu for Passwords and keys option, Install seahorse.

sudo apt-get install seahorse

After installing you will get passwords and keys option in search. Open passwords and keys, it will display available password and keys. Right click on password and select delete to remove.

  • 2
    This is such an odd package to leave out of the distro. I need this way more often than a CD burning program.
    – blindguy
    Sep 24 '20 at 15:19

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