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 time).

The password is the same as my account password, so what's going on?

Update: This is what it looks like (I get two of these in succession):

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  • It's trying to unlock something else, and it's also a bug on it not remembering the password. – Uri Herrera Jul 1 '11 at 10:07
  • Does it ask for the default password? – Alvar Jul 1 '11 at 10:10
  • @Alvar: See screenshot. – Will Vousden Jul 1 '11 at 11:35

You did not say if you change your password (login) recently?

If you did it is a bet that a second folder in Password and Encryption (the keyring application) still answer to the old password.

You can change the password on the folder to the new password.

  • The only folder/keyring there is called "login", and both password prompts look exactly like the screenshot (i.e. they both refer to the "login" keyring). I did change my password a while back, but I updated it on the keyring too; like I said, the passwords are identical. – Will Vousden Jul 2 '11 at 7:53

Maybe you have multiple WiFi connections that are not available to all users.

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