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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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AUTHENTICATION REQUIRED: An application wants access to the keyring "Default Keyring", but it is locked. Can I disable this?

enter image description here AUTHENTICATION REQUIRED: An application wants access to the keyring "Default Keyring", but it is locked. Can I disable this? It keeps popping u
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Owncloud doesn't run on Ubuntu 22.04

Since I upgraded to 22.04 the Owncloud Client doesn't run or start anymore. I tried different methods of installing and even tride to run Owncloud as sudo from the terminal, no success. Owncloud isn’t ...
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Key is stored in legacy trusted.gpg keyring (/etc/apt/trusted.gpg)

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 21.10 to 22.04. sudo apt update ends with the following warnings... W: https://linux.teamviewer.com/deb/dists/stable/InRelease: Key is stored in legacy trusted.gpg keyring (...
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receiving GPG error while using sudo apt update [duplicate]

I ran this command in Terminal: sudo apt update At the end I received this message: W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files ...
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How to install Dropbox without apt-key?

Apparently apt-key is deprecated because its design contains a security risk. The solution is to download the key and store it in a location writable only by the root and then to manually create a ...
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Key is stored in legacy trusted.gpg keyring after Ubuntu 22.04 update [duplicate]

I get 3 warnings after Ubuntu 22.04 update on a Digital Ocean LAMP stack droplet. W: http://repo.mysql.com/apt/ubuntu/dists/bionic/InRelease: Key is stored in legacy trusted.gpg keyring (/etc/apt/...
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Ubuntu 20.04 KeyRing Annoyance

As an experiment I installed 20.04.1 and selected 'Auto-Login', thinking I'm the only one who would access the platform. Apparently this triggers the Key-Ring-Loop since it isn't part of the auto-...
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How do I completely remove Keyrings from system?

None of the answers seem to do the trick nd youtube videos talk about putting in a default password; but that is like storing your passwords in a safe and leaving the safe unlocked. All my passwords ...
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apt-key deprecation warning when updating system

Recently I've noticed some issues when running apt where the system will warn me of a keyring deprecation: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree... Done Reading state information... ...
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PPA GPG key from bash script

Let's suppose that I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 21.10 and that I want to add my preferred PPAs from Launchpad. I know that I can use the add-apt-repository, but it does not currently add the PPA ...
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Password prompt frozen

When I switch on my laptop, this prompt appears: I can not however type anything. After three minutes it lets me type in the problem. Why is this happening? May it be hardware related? Hardware ...
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Evolution and Chrome hang on start - Keyring problem?

Recently, Evolution and Chrome started hanging whenever I try to start them. I believe the problem has to do with the gnome-keyring: I use Ubuntu 20.04.3 with auto-login. Because of this, my login ...
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At startup: access to the "default keyring" is required by 'An Application'

As a newby in Ubuntu land I am a happy user of 20.04LTS....BUT....I am experiencing really weird behavior at automatic logon. There is a window popup stating: UNLOCK KEYRING Authentication required ...
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How do I correctly setup a 3rd party repository with a 3rd party key without adding it to the global GPG keyring if I only have their keyid?

I have a 3rd party software that is installed from their own repository and requires a custom key configured. Instead of adding their key to the global keyring, how do I correctly setup the key to be ...
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How to set "Unlock login keyring" - off in kubuntu 20?

Where in kubuntu can I set option "Unlock login keyring" - off for my Chrome and skype? I searched in these apps and did not find any options... Thanks in advance!
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How can I prioritize a certain secrets storage mechanism (without removing / uninstalling others)?

Is there a way to configure which secrets storage mechanism apps can use? Suppose I have kdewallet, gnome-keyring and keepassXC all installed simultaneously on a system, but I want to prioritize ...
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Can't unlock the default keyring

Ububtu 20.04 LTS If I enter my user account password to unlock the default keyring, it is rejected. I'm fairly sure I never set a different password but, just in case, I deleted the keyring thus: rm ~/...
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Kubuntu 20.04 -- Skype for Linux needs key ring password every system restart

For the past few months, Skype for Linux (kept up to date via its own repository/PPA) has asked for my password to access my keyring the first time it's opened after each cold start or reboot. Nothing ...
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Why does seahorse show so many keyrings?

Been trying to figure this out for some time, can't find any info google search. This is our second time asking something related to this on here, wanted to reformulate the question and make it ...
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Chromium stores passwords in Login keyring that doesn't automatically unlock on login

For some reason after newly loging in to my profile on ubuntu desktop I have to manually unlock multiple keyrings to get access to my chromium passwords when I start the program. My process after ...
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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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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 [duplicate]

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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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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