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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 keyring:

entering the password it shows:

svn: OPTIONS of 'http://10.0.203.3/greenfox': authorization failed: Could not authenticate to server: rejected Basic challenge (http://10.0.203.3)

What can be causing that (again: it's just on my computer, the svn server is ok).

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I found the bug here.

The following should solve the issue:

rm ~/.gnome2/keyrings/login.keyring
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I run into this issue in my

  • Xubuntu 11.10 and SVN 1.6.12
  • Xubuntu 12.04 and SVN 1.6.17

every now and then (no idea what triggers the issue).

The magic that I found from the comments to the Javier González' answer is:

$ rm ~/.gnome2/keyrings/login.keyring

Posted as an answer so that I'll find this faster next time ...

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