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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Changing input language does not work while entering keyring password

On startup, a keyring message pops up. Pressing Super → Space does not change the language, instead of that, it adds spaces in the password text field. If the language used in the password is ...
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Ubuntu MATE 21.04: is it safe to remove Debian keyring GPG files?

I just noticed that, there are alot of Debian keyring GPG files inside /usr/share/keyrings/ directory of my Ubuntu MATE 21.04 installation (which have been upgraded from previous versions regularly). $...
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Double Key-Rings Login twice

I have upgraded from Ubuntu 20.10 to 21.04 and i have to write my password two times. And the login now appears two times and i have to write my password 2 times. And i have used the program Passwords ...
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Passwords and Keys App: Is it possible to uncheck “Automatically Unlock Keyring whenever Im logged in”

(I think this is not a duplicate because the questions concerning unlocking the keyring are directed quite in the opposite direction...) When unlocking a keyring (not the LOGIN one) in the "...
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How to fix “The following signatures were invalid: EXPKEYSIG C8CAB6595FDFF622 Ubuntu Debug Symbol Archive Automatic Signing Key (2016)” on 20.04 LTS

How to fix following problem? # apt-get update Hit:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal-security InRelease Ign:2 http://ddebs.ubuntu.com focal InRelease ...
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How to remove windscribe public key in Ubuntu 18.04?

I can't seem to locate the public key of windscribe and remove it. My issue: $ sudo apt update Err:16 https://repo.windscribe.com/ubuntu zesty InRelease The following ...
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Login keyring password changed - why?

I have my login keyring password set to blank so that I can use automatic login without having to unlock the keyring separately. However, once every five or ten boots, I discover that the keyring is ...
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Many Authentication requests on startup, NOT remote

I am on Ubuntu 20.10, quite a "fresh" install. Very recently, every time I start the computer, I have to enter my password around 6 times, generally 1 Keyring thing, and many "...
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Passwordless login keyring not being unlocked upon login

In Ubuntu Mate 18.04 32 bit, when I inspect my Login keyring in Users and Groups ("seahorse") and hover over it it displays the description "A keyring that is automatically unlocked on ...
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What is the least information that the default keyring can hold?

I don't want the default keyring to store my passwords. I have another solution that I like better. This post; http://positon.org/gnome-autologin-and-unlocking-the-keyring-with-a-password seems to ...
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Is there a way to not have a default keyring?

Perhaps I misunderstand what the keyring is, but it seems like it appears when either an ssh key of a password might be required. I manage my passwords and my ssh keys with third party programs, I don'...
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Which application keeps trying to access default keyring?

I often get asked to enter the password to unlock the keyring, but there are no details on which application wants to unlock the keyring. Just that 'an application' wants to unlock it. Is there a way ...
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20.04 Black screen, no desktop session, org.gnome.keyring.systempropter issue

My 20.04 install is suddently not booting into gnome. It just boots to the dreaded black screen with a blinking cursor. I can ctrl-alt-F* my way into a virtual console, but that's it. journalctl -xe ...
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Unable to add key for signal-desktop on Ubuntu 20.10

I am trying to install the Singal desktop application on my Ubuntu 20.10 using the commands here. They are as given below: # 1. Install our official public software signing key wget -O- https://...
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Chrome - Multiple keyrings per user

I use Chrome in Ubuntu with automatic login and a blank keyring (for not asking passwords). I want to create a new Chrome / Google account, and in this account, use a keyring, to protect my passwords (...
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How does Mozilla Thunderbird handles my key, and can it import directly from gpg keyring?

I managed to export my keys from gpg in an armored text format, and import them in Mozilla Thunderbird, both the public and the private key. Is there a way to avoid this process, and have Mozilla ...
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Ubuntu Keyring questions

I have two question about ubuntu keyring: I have accidentally removed the SSH AGENT / GNOME KEYRING AGENT from startup. Which is the correct procedure to readd to startup applications? I've found in ...
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msmtp installed as a system account not working with libsecret

I have successfully setup a system config to send emails using msmtp. Below is the configuration (located in /etc/msmtprc). account default auth on tls on tls_trust_file /etc/ssl/...
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apt-key is deprecated

i want to remove a repository but every time i get the error "Warning: apt-key is deprecated. Manage keyring files in trusted.gpg.d instead (see apt-key(8))." ive tried updating apt-key and ...
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access prompt asks for password when using howdy

recently I installed howdy and start using it for authentication instead of entering password . but when I enter my computer via howdy ,access prompt asks for password : unlock login keyring ...
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moved to kde and get this response every reboot git@github.com: Permission denied (publickey)

I recently moved from xfce to kde, and now every time i reboot my computer i have to add my keys using ssh-add. this are the steps i made every time Boot and enter my session make a "git pull&...
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How do I synchronize my keyring password with my account password in Ubuntu Studio 20.04?

I changed my account password (and have autologin engaged, which I believe to be related to my issue), but the keyring password remains the same as my former account password. I thought that maybe I ...
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How to add the APT key for Microsoft packages

I'm trying to install some packages from the Microsoft APT Repository (because I hate Snap with a passion!) but I can't seem to be able to add its key: $ curl https://packages.microsoft.com/keys/...
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Is it possible to prevent Brave Browser from asking for keyring access?

I recently installed the Brave Browser using the method on their website (I do not believe I used snap; I believe it was via apt). Every time I open it, the browser asks for me to enter my password so ...
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Does Chromium web browser store passwords more securely than Firefox?

As far as I know Chromium uses some keyring, so if you for example make Ubuntu not ask password on login, Chromium will ask you for password when it is launched. Is it different when comparing to ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS disable on boot: unlock keyring for an application who wants to acces “Default Keyring” but is locked

I'm new to Ubuntu (Linux) on desktop, 3 days ago I left Windows 10! How can I disable at boot: unlock keyring for an application who wants to access "Default Keyring" but is locked? I have set auto-...
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How do I automatically unlock login keyring when logging into Ubuntu 20.04?

When I login to my Ubuntu 20.04 Hyper-V VM this pops up. How do I automatically login without having to type my password a second time. I see I can disable the keyring password but I'm just checking ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 After Fingerprint login, password request to unlock the desktop

I have this issue with fingerprint. Almost all works fine, I can use it for elevate privileges, I can login .... but just after passed the login screen, when the desktop appears, I have a pop up ...
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How to import certificate so that Chrome can see the cert for HTTPS on localhost

I am having a similar problem as this For some reason it won't let me click "import" - the button is grayed out. I also tried doing this: gnome-keyring import certs/rootCA.pem but I got: gnome-...
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How do I decrypt a home folder from another machine using fscrypt?

I have 2 machines (machine1 & machine2) both running Ubuntu 18.04. Both machines use fscrypt to encrypt the home folder (using login passphrase). If I remove the hard disk (hd1) from machine1 and ...
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Password to unlock your login keyring (Ubuntu 19.10)

My Ubuntu prompts me to unlock login keyring when configuring MySQL Workbench password. I never set such password and nothing seems to work. Is there a way to reset this password? If I call "sudo ...
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“Unknown error executing apt-key”

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS 64-bit: when I try to update I get the error: "Unknown error executing apt-key" several times, see the output below (I am not allowed to include the full screen dump because it ...
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An Unique key/id that corresponds to only one combination of Ubuntu OS and hardware

I need an unique ID/key such that it corresponds to only one combination of UbuntuOS and hardware. Maybe like a combination of machineID and something unique OS ID? It should be such that the ID is ...
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Why chromium does not ask for admin password to visualize stored passwords?

So it's been a while I am puzzled with this question. A few years ago when I wanted to see passwords stored by chromium I had to enter my computer admin password but now (different computer, different ...
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Ubuntu chrome not saving passwords after deleting keyring

Chrome browser stopped saving passwords locally after I deleted the Keyring file using this command rm -i ~/.local/share/keyrings/login.keyring Please let me know how to fix this and make chrome ...
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Popup to choose password for new keyring

Almost every time I unlock my laptop, I get the message An application wants to create a new keyring called 'Default'. Choose password you want to use for it. I input a password to create said "...
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Can you make keyring unlock automatically even during autologin?

I use full disk encryption, so I think I do not need manual keyring unlocking. I want to get rid of chromium-browser requesting me to unlock keyring when I star it.
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Configure python keyring to save passwords in a user-defined keyring

I installed python-keyring (Version: 15.1.0-1) (Ubuntu 18.10) via apt and I am able to add new password entries issuing a command like keyring set myservice user1 When opening the 'Passwords and ...
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Is it safe to disable or remove the Keyring in Ubuntu 18.04LTS since the last update broke it?

After doing an update to my Ubuntu machine, the next time I re-started it asked for my keyring password. I put the correct one, an no matter how many time I do that upon every re-start it will ask me ...
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Disable prompts for keyring

I often get a prompt: 'An application wants to create a new keyring called "Default keyring". Choose the password you want to use for it.' I do not want to create a keyring. I do not want to be ...
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Chrome stopped autofilling email and password fields after changing keyring permissions

I am running Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS and I changed the keyring permissions so I would not have to enter my password in each time I opened Chrome. Now Chrome does not autofill the email and password fields. ...
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Chromium asks for password for Default Keyring upon every start

SO this might seem like there are a lot of answers for this but I have tried a lot of them and they all do not work. First the top result on google is from 2011, and so not working in 2019 of course. ...
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How to use gnome-keyring for `ssh-askpass`?

Is there a way to use gnome-keyring as an ssh-askpass app that is needed by git. The git server can be accessed only by providing a passphrase (doesn't accept ssh keys).
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Log in problem in 19.04

After I log in in 19.04 the following screen comes up and I have to enter my password again. Suggestions on how to solve this please.
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Manage “Passwords and Keys” from the command line

I am new to Ubuntu and using 18.04. I have setup remmina for RDP and I found that it is storing its passwords in "Passwords and Keys". I would like a way to update those passwords from the command ...
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Cannot rebuilt /etc/apt/trusted.gpg keyring properly : gpg: [don't know]: invalid packet (ctb=01)

I cannot rebuilt the /etc/apt/trusted.gpg keyring properly : $ sudo rm /etc/apt/trusted.gpg rm: remove regular file ‘/etc/apt/trusted.gpg’? y $ sudo apt-key update 2>&1 | egrep "gpg:.*(invalid|...
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Cannot add apt-key on Ubuntu in APT keyring : gpg: [don't know]: invalid packet (ctb=01) : gpg: keydb_get_keyblock failed: eof [duplicate]

Here is what happens : $ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 02D65EFF Executing: gpg --ignore-time-conflict --no-options --no-default-keyring --homedir /tmp/tmp.gwHovf6GQe --...
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Entered wrong password for default keyring

I have entered wrong password for default keyring and it wiped all data from home directory. So, is there any way to get it back?
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How do I reset my keyring password for my default keyring?

It wants a password for default keyring, but I don't know it. Is there any way to reset it?
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Seahorse: Export and Import Keyrings as backup

I am try to prepare a backup of my Ubuntu 18.04 including the Seahorse Keyrings. For that I use rsync to copy the content of /home/user/.local/share/keyrings/ to my NAS. Then I copy this data to a ...

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