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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Authenticate keyring prompt upon opening chrome

Running Ubuntu 20.04. I have settings set to log in automatically when turning on the computer. When i first open Google Chrome, it always asks me to "Authenticate keyring" with my password. ...
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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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Default keyring password vs login password

I have set my user password as "abcde" and my root password is "aaaaa". I have set automatic login on. However, when I logged in my laptop, It is asked default keyring password. For the default ...
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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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Owncloud client prompts for password although gnome-keyring is installed

The ownCloud client prompts for passwords every time I reboot the computer. It says, I don’t have a keyring to store the password in. I installed gnome-keyring and seahorse, but still, the passwords ...
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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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openprinting key for ubuntu 18

I'm trying to add openprinting repo (http://www.openprinting.org/download/printdriver/debian lsb3.2) to my computer for some reason the key I downloaded (Release.gpg) is not working. I keep getting ...
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how to remove my key (ssh-keygen) when I do not know hostname? (But I know other things)

I made a huge mistake in creating .ssh without any caution and I want to get rid of them and go back to where I started off. I ran commands in ssh-keygen -t rsa -b 4096 -C trenta@github.com Your ...
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Knowing which application tries to unlock a GNOME Keyring [duplicate]

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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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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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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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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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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