I followed this procedure for my Ubuntu 18.10 laptop

  1. In the upper right corner of the desktop click on VPN Settings.
  2. Click on the "wheel" symbol for my previously configured VPN.
  3. Click on the tab Identity.

A password field with only stars is shown.

(I have previously configured the password with the option Store the password only for this user)

I would have expected to see a GUI icon with the text Show password or something similar. How can I show the VPN password that I have configured before?

  1. In a terminal type seahorse.
  2. Click on the pad lock icon (A window is now shown with the title Enter password to unlock your login keyring)
  3. In the password field type your password.
  4. Click Unlock
  5. Go to the menu View and select View any
  6. In the list of passwords click on the entry VPN password secret for ...
  • You should mark this as the accepted answer -- thanks for the help! – Doktor J Mar 12 '20 at 16:28

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