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Questions tagged [keyrings]

A keyring consists of a number of components designed to manage security elements(i.e. passwords) and pass them to applications

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Knowing which application tries to unlock a GNOME Keyring

Sometimes, I see a dialog asking for the unlock password of the GNOME Keyring. This dialog doesn't tell me anything about the application which wants to access the keyring secrets. Thus,I would like ...
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Kubuntu: unlock or disable keyring

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 ...
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Password from keyring: python get_password returns before keyring password is entered

(EDIT) This seems to be related to https://github.com/maebert/jrnl/issues/478, I get the same error. Sorry for not noticing it earlier, the keyring was already unlocked when I was testing it in a ...
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Growing number of keyrings on every reboot Ubuntu 18.04

Every time I reboot my system, after using my password to log in I get multiple popups asking me to unlock keyrings. They all open with my login password, I have not changed the login password at all, ...
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Auto login and run skype for linux without Keyring prompt

I use Ubuntu 16.04 I also use auto login. I have set Skype for linux to auto start, but it asks for Keyring password. Is it possible to start without this prompt? I mean only for Skype, I don't ...
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keyctl add from initramfs

I have two luks-encrypted partitions on my disk alongside with the efisys partition. First encrypted partition contains /boot only and the second one contains lvm storage for /root and swap. Grub is ...
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Store SVN password in gnome-keyring

I can see other questions about how to disable GNOME keyring for SVN. I have the opposite problem and cannot enable it. I can see answers for other distros, but they don't seem entirely to apply - e....
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Chrome Shows all passwords without asking for login password [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 18.4 with the latest Chrome. I am facing this issue that Chrome shows all my password (on clicking the eye button) without asking for any login password. How can I enable it? While ...
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Use default (gnome) keyring in NetworkManager run (if-up.d) script

I've been trying for a while now to setup a script that auto-mounts a network drive via sshfs when I connect to a certain wifi-network. (I'm running Linux Mint 18.2) The script is located in /etc/...
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Lubuntu 18.04 keyring (dbus) not working

After updating from 16.04 to 18.04, GNOME3 is to slow on my hardware (2010 dual core, 4GB, 128GB SSD) So I decided to switch to Lubuntu, way faster. All fine, except: there seems to be no password ...
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How to resolve freeze on keyring after upgrading Ubuntu 17.10 to 18.04? [closed]

After upgrading from 17.10 to 18.04, my system became sluggish after restart. I have auto login enabled, so that still works, yet any action afterwards was very slow. During boot, error reporting ran ...
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Default Keyrings Login Folder ( Deleted)

To fix a password issue with Chrome I deleted the Login Folder using seahorse (Passwords and Keys) It fixed the Chrome problem but caused major issues with another APP i need to use How to I fix ...
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I am asked to create a new keyring password at every boot [duplicate]

I am asked to create a new keyring password at every boot. I am on Ubuntu 17.10 I think it has to to with chrome and my home folder permissions. How can I fix this?
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Keyring unlock prompt with auto-login

I use autologin in Xubuntu 16.04. Because of that, my login keyring is not automatically unlocked, I know that can't be changed unless you set the password to empty. But I would like to have a prompt ...
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Can't transfer seahorse keyrings [16.04]

I'm using 16.04 and can't transfer my keyring files to another computer with 16.04. Seahorse versions are the same: 3.18.0 Permissions are right. Say, I have default keyring which is usually named ...
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Authenticate Popup autocloses

To remove the keyring, I tried some steps which resulted in an erratic behavior. When I install any app, the authentication window to enter the password opens and closes in 1 sec without me entering ...
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building ubuntu-keyring for custom ISO

I have been unable to find clear instructions on building a customized Ubuntu ISO. Many sources say that I must first generate a custom build of ubuntu-keyring which I will use to verify the packages ...
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How can I merge multiple keyrings into a single one?

I have a number of keyrings stored inside ~/.local/share/keyrings. Is it possible to merge all those into a single default keyring?
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How can I open Skype without entering a keyring password each time?

I use Kubuntu 17.04 with Auto Login. My Login password is different than my Keyring and Kwallet passwords. Each time I open Skype for Linux Beta 5.5.0.1 a dialog box opens saying Enter password ...
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Installed Chrome, Keyring Popup [duplicate]

Auto signin worked fine on boot until I installed Chromium. Now the computer signs in on boot, but when i start Chrome, there is a popup asking me enter my keyring ... it gets tedious. Auto signin is ...
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Location of 'Default keyring' file in Ubuntu 16.04

~/.local/share/keyrings/*.keyring file is responsible for personal/user/login keyring. There is another file somewhere in the system responsible for 'Default keyring'. For example, lightdm may ask ...
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How do I change a keyring password that no longer matches?

I have a system to learn on and I am new to Linux. I deleted the shared directory thinking the login keyring was there. Then I updated, listed and deleted the ftpmaster@ubuntu, thinking that was the ...
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The login keyring did not get unlocked when you logged into your computer [duplicate]

Some program always asks for my login password. I do not know what causes this. How can I stop it?
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Xubuntu 16.04 Chrome and Chromium asking for keyring. I want this right, not deleted

In a new system install (this has not happened to me before, and all my systems are Xubuntu 16.04 64bits, like this new one), both Chromium and Chrome at start throw a window to me asking something ...
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How can I get “Unlock private key” dialog (gui) with more than only insert password in Xubuntu?

In Xubuntu 17.04 with XFCE interface, when I am in terminal app, I only get a cli interface asking: Enter passphrase for key '/home/myusername/.ssh/id_rsa': I remember that in Ubuntu, when I was in ...
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How do I back up and restore Passwords and Keys?

I am installing Ubuntu on a new machine. How can I back up all the entries in Passwords and Keys (aka Seahorse aka GNOME Keyring), so I can transfer them to the new machine?
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Keyring problems [duplicate]

Every time I open Chromium the Keyring opens. I don't want to turn it off as I still want my passwords to save. Is there a way to make it so I don't have to type in the password every time instead of ...
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UBUNTU GNOME 16.10 constantly asked to enter password for keyring [duplicate]

I have just installed ubuntu 16.10, have all the latest updates and keep getting asked to decrypt a keyring. I have never seen this ever and I have been using ubuntu gnome for two years. I started ...
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error: DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET while connected from router?

I connected laptop from router after a week. It connected but not opening any site and show the DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET and some time it gives error connection activation failed. If I ...
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Why Chrome always ask for keyring and is it possible to remove it without giving password?

Chrome on Ubuntu always asks for password for keyring. There are many posts out there suggesting ways to remove the prompt by setting up a keyring. However, I also found that when I am prompt for a ...
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Ubuntu Core - How to get new public keys installed

this may be a trivial question for some as I am new to working with Ubuntu Core. Is there a way to get a new public key installed if you don't have a previous method for authenticating? So for ...
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Lockscreen getting skipped on startup [duplicate]

I forgot my Ubuntu14.04 password and had to reset it with grub using these steps: How do I reset a lost administrative password? But now, the lockscreen at startup is getting skipped and it's ...
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login keyring keeps popping up

I'm having an issue with the login keyring since yesterday. It suddenly won't unlock, it keeps popping up straight after i type the password and it keeps going on and on unless i reduce it to an icon ...
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Should I have numerous Login keyrings?

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. While exploring options for eliminating requests for keyring password (found in numerous other postings--not my question here), I opened Passwords and Keys and discovered ...
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Unable to log on since keyring deleted

WARNING: May contain traces of noob! My friend had his computer set as auto login. Since he deleted the keyring (which he never used or set a password for it) his computer is now going to a log ...
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Keyring multiple login

I recently started having problems with automatically logging in to Chrome. I noticed a window for keyring logings popped up every time I started Chrome. This is how it looks like after opening ...
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How to store samba (cifs) password securely?

When a password to Windows server is needed to mount via fstab (at startup time), is there any way to keep it encrypted ? Anything better than just storing the creds in a file readable only to root?
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SSH Public Key Authentication not automounting encrypted drive

I have Ubuntu 16.04 server where the user's home directory is encrypted. I have followed a guide that says to get Public Key Authentication working with ecryptfs, you need to: Make a home/.ssh ...
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Gnome keyring 11% cpu when opening chrome

I have little prolem that when open up chrome, gnome keyring starts to use cpu on 11%. If i start chrome from command line with google-chrome --password-store=basic this bug is not present. The ugly ...
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Fetching Ubuntu's OpenPGP keys for verification fails with “not a key ID: skipping”

I have entered this request into the "Terminal" program, per this documentation gpg --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys "8439 38DF 228D 22F7 B374 2BC0 D94A A3F0 EFE2 1092" "C598 6B4F ...
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How to get rid of google chrome keyring [duplicate]

I have recently switched from firefox to google chrome on Ubuntu 16.04. The keyring application is really starting to annoy me. It keeps prompting me for password for no apparent reason. Also ...
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GnuPG generating public/private key pair where public key and Private key are same and not different

I want to generate GnuPG public private key pairs. I have gpg and not gpg2 installed.So I went to terminal and did: gpg --gen-key output: Please select what kind of key you want: (1) RSA and RSA ...
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Difference between pgp protocol and rsa protocol [closed]

These are the two widely used protocols in a number servers and email applications for security with public private key pair. What is the difference between them? What are the other popular protocols ...
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What is & Why do I need “ Linux Vendor Firmware Service <sign@fwupd.org>” key?

As I was exploring and learning PGP keys, I encountered this : When I did root@Tux:~# gpg2 --list-keys , I get this : root@Tux:~# gpg2 --list-keys /root/.gnupg/pubring.kbx ------------------------ ...
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How to get back lost “Root CA certificates” & “Gnome 2 Key storage” after accidentally deleting file?

On 16.04 and using GNOME Shell not Unity, I wanted to import a *.pem for a custom root cert, but as the "Passwords & Keys" (seahorse) app said I had to unlock a locked keyring to which I could not ...
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Chromium saved passwords are not loaded until save a password

I don't have a password for keyring. When I start my laptop, chromium saved passwords are not loaded until I save a password by chromium, then the passwords are accessible until next reboot. Why ...
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How to push OpenPGP keys for a (custom) Ubuntu repository to clients running on Ubuntu server?

I have a number of devices running on Ubuntu trusty, syncing with a custom Debian package repository for software updates via unattended-upgrades. However, the OpenPGP key used to sign the release ...
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Practical use of ecryptfs, encrypted keys, and TPM: how to convert existing user key to encrypted key?

Short version of this question is: How do I convert a user key on the kernel keyring storing ecryptfs authentication token / FEFEK to an encrypted key on keyring? (I.e. how to add an encrypted key ...
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Where is a passphrase stored when I request “Remember until I logout”?

When you (with Nautilus or Nemo) access a resource that requires a passphrase you are presented with a dialogue that gives you the choices to forget password immediately remember password until you ...
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Auto unlock keyring on auto login without leaving password unencrypted

So I keep getting this unlock keyring popup when I login to Ubuntu automatically. There is a fix here: How can I stop being prompted to unlock the 'default' keyring on boot? I have been googling ...