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Questions tagged [seahorse]

Seahorse is a GNOME application for managing encryption keys.

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seahorse: How do I view the Login Keyring?

I want to view the Passwords stored in the Login Keyring, in which Google results point to launching seahorse -> View By Keyring -> Select Login under Passwords. But as far I can see, there is no ...
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Generating an encrypted pgp message verses a encrypted pgp file.

I am using seahorse to encrypt a message. By right-clicking in the nautilus GUI and selecting "Encrypt," then selecting the recipient. However, if wanted to send an actual message in the format ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Encrypted USB Disk key not showing up in seahorse

I just noticed that I'm having a problem: I have a external SSD with a encrypted partition on it. At some point I must've accidentally enabled the "Remember forever" function for the password on my ...
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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 can import private key and certificate to seahorse in Ubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to import a certificate into seahorse/gnome-keyring on Ubuntu 18.04, but the seahorse gui application won't let me, the 'import' button is greyed out: Screenshot As seen in the screenshot,...
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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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17.10 seahorse-nautilus mime association for “decrypt file”, getting really frustrated at the ubuntu way

I'm a proficient linux user, just recently I've been learning how to deploy server with ansible+vagrant so I just spent an entire week on centOS and various other flavour of linux getting a complex ...
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How does synching with the Ubuntu Keyservers work? (Seahorse)

I'm trying to import keys from Ubuntu Keyservers via Seahorse. I gon into Remote --> Find remote keys Look for the key and then Click on Synch and Publish I click on synch and still don't get the ...
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How to import a keyring to another from its binary files

I have recently set up a new computer and want to import a gnome keyring from a previous Ubuntu system. I know the password. The answer provided at http://superuser.com/questions/508916/is-it-...
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What could be the reason, that private keys are not unlocked?

Since I updated to Ubuntu 17.10 a while a go, my private keys – the which I use for example to access my server via ssh – are not unlocked programmatically after login anymore. My understanding is, ...
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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 merge password logins in Passwords and Keys?

I have multiple Logins in Passwords and Keys (presumably created by Chrome). Is there any possibility to merge those so I have to unlock only one upon start of Chrome instead of multiple?
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Does SEAHORSE can really show every password in clear? [closed]

Can Seahorse really show all my passwords in clear text without re-asking for the root password? Isn't that a security issue? Does it mean that all remote users can also see them? If someone saves ...
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Seahorse does not provide passwords anymore

I am using Ubuntu 16.04. I am using Skype, Thunderbird with Enigmail and Nextcloud. This three applications have passwords stored by Seahorse and when you enter them once, you don't have to reenter ...
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Chromium : how can I set up seahorse/gnome-keyring to ask for a “master password”

I've just started using chromium today, and I'd like to have a "master password" feature as I did using Firefox. From what i read, it's not native in chrome, but requires the use of gnome-keyring ...
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Passwords missing from Seahorse (Passwords and Keys)

I’ve been having problems with Seahorse lately. I suspect an update, but can’t say exactly when it started. It may also be two co-incidental problems. In Thunderbird I use the Enigmail add-on to sign ...
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Can't unlock keyring in Seahorse (gnome-keyring)

I wanted to change my master password for gnome-keyring (login), but I can't unlock it (as advised) in seahorse (I'm on 16.04, GDM, seahorse version: 3.20.0, and gnome-keyring-daemon version is: 3.18....
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Why doesn't Evolution recognise GPG keys imported to new desktop?

I have copied my email and encryption files to a new Ubuntu installation as follows: Exported GnuPG keys from old desktop and imported on new one. (And other passwords and keys.) Opened Evolution on ...
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xubuntu - Seahorse not working for “Login” requests

I am running Xubuntu 16.04.1, doing some testing with XFCE experimental packages from a PPA I have messed up my Xubuntu desktop. Upon realising the mistake I purged all the experimental packages from ...
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Can't install nemo-seahorse

I've tried installing nemo-seahorse extension for nemo file manager after installing it as given in the following sites http://www.webupd8.org/2016/11/nemo-320-with-unity-patches-and-without.html ...
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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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Broken configuration for seahorse-ssh-askpass

seahorse-ssh-askpass seems broken on my Ubuntu 14.04 (linaro). It outputs the password I type in back to the terminal (stdout). I do not know how the configuration turned out broken (from fresh ...
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Can't sign the Ubuntu Code of Conduct 2.0 in Launchpad [duplicate]

I'm trying to sign the latest Ubuntu Code of Conduct in Launchpad without any success. I've looked up in older posts and forums but I haven't found any working solution at all. What I've achieved so ...
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Cannot add keyservers in seahorse

I cannot add keyservers in seahorse... When I try to add any keyserver the "ok" button is deactivated... I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 lts
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Seahorse does not decrpypt under ubuntu 16

I have recently installed a fresh ubuntu 16. I have also imported my PGP key (privat and public) in seahorse. However seahorse did not show the key and did not show the decrypt menu entry for ...
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How do I add a new keyserver to upload my PGP keys

I want to add a new destination server to appear as an option to publish my PGP key to in Seahorse. How do I do this in Ubuntu? View of Seahorse possible keyservers: I successfully did so under Arch ...
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Do Seahorse and GPG terminal program work standalone?

I have generated a Personal PGP Key with the Seahorse GUI as instructed by Launchpad. I have to manually sign a file for the Ubuntu Code of Conduct but... GPG doesn't find the Key so I need to know if ...
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Replace kwallet with gnome seahorse

I have Ubuntu 15.04 and I have recently installed kde desktop. When I was on unity desktop the seahorse application was used to prompting me for main password at startup to unlock the keyring and let ...
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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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Passwords and Keys AKA Seahorse, how do I export private and public key pair?

I was hoping this feature has changed in the past 4 years.... I see discussions from 2012 about it. I had to do a reinstall of Ubuntu 14, before that, I did a backup, which ended up being totally ...
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Automatically unlock other keyring than “Login” on login (not auto-login)

I have two keyrings: "Login" and "Default keyring". "Login" contains only a few keys, including the unlock password for "Default keyring", and is unlocked automatically on login (which requires a ...
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nautilus browse network remove stored password?

I pressed enter in the prompt for username and pass, while trying to view a pc (with windows) in my local network. I tried to use seahorse to remove the stored data but I could not find the entry, ...
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Seahorse giving permissions for a keyring for all applications at once

After when one of my app asks for a password to open a gnome keyring - some(or all) of my apps(firefox, seahorse ui etc.) gain permission to see everything from that keyring. Is it a bug or it has ...
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How to self-sign OpenPGP key again with Seahorse after changing key preferences?

I changed my preferences in ~/gnupg/gpg.conf: personal-cipher-preferences CAMELLIA256 AES256 TWOFISH CAMELLIA192 AES192 CAMELLIA128 AES personal-digest-preferences SHA512 SHA384 SHA256 RIPEMD160 ...
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Password manager does not trigger with Chromium when it should

I'm running into inconvenience because the global password manager (gnome keyring?) that should fill in auth dialogs in Chromium doesn't trigger. For example, I'm accessing some webpage that asks for ...
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Seahorse doesn't generate a PGP key

I'm using Seahorse 3.10 (from Trusty). I open it, ask it to create the PGP key. I give the password. After I've given the password nothing happens at all and no key is generated. How can I fix it?
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Trying to import a friend's public OpenPGP key - but nothing happening and I cannot see the key

Strange issue: A friend of mine sent me his public OpenPGP key. I tried the following: Method 1 Pasted his OpenPGP key block into a .txt file Launched seahorse and clicked on File > Import Selected ...
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How to transfer Launchpad SSH and OpenPGP keys to another computer?

I maintain some PPAs at launchpad. I created SSH and OpenPGP keys for that. If I need to update a PPA from another computer, I will have to transfer these keys there. I tried to export and import ...
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How to forget sftp password in Nautilus (none in seahorse)

I added the entry sftp://daniel@<somedomain> to my bookmarks in Nautilus. The first time it was accessed it asked for the password but never after that. I cannot remember which option I selected ...
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Google Chromium asks for keyring to unlock 14.04, but I don't want the password to be the same as my ubuntu login [duplicate]

I don't want this prompt to use my default ubuntu login, I would like this to match the password I would use either on a chromebook, mac, or windows. In other words, similar behavior to the other ...
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Passphrase in a script

I am trying to decrypt the content of a gEdit tab using an external script. My script is based on this article: http://blog.brunobraga.net/encrypting-and-decrypting-with-gedit/ #!/bin/bash stdin=$(...
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How to stop the keyring dialoug when opening Chrome

I've been searching in a lot of answers for this question but so far no answer solved it for me. I've an account for my kids on my Ubuntu 14.04 PC. This account have no password and is set to login ...
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How can I reset ssh passwords in nautilus?

I've logged to my home server using ssh from Nautilus. I selected the option "remember forever" (or something similar) after typing my password. Today I had to change my server's password. Now I can't ...
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Using seahorse generated password files from command-line

Seahorse (aka Passwords and Keys) is a pretty cool application for general password management. It stores the keys in ~/.local/share/keyrings/. Is there some way for me to easily read/modify this ...
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How to cache pgp passphrase permanently with seahorse (14.04)

I am trying to get seahorse-daemon (formerly seahorse-agent) to cache the passphrase for private pgp keys permanently. I have used dconf-editor to set "gpg-cache-method" to always, but the setting is ...
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Why am I unable to access OpenPGP keys on Seahorse and access encrypted files?

I am unable to access my OpenPGP keys on Seahorse. I tried to create a new key but the key never appeared (though it did prompt me for details). After trying to create a new keyring none of the keys ...
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Seahorse “Decrypt” context menu does not appear in Nautilus

I installed seahorse and seahorse-nautilus, so I can encrypt any file with right-click in Nautilus, that works, wonderful. But there is no "Decrypt" menu on any file (not even .pgp files). Is it a ...
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GnuPG installed from source causing issue with Seahorse and GPA

I have installed GnuPG version 1.4.18 by building from source, so it got installed to /usr/local/bin. That causes issues with Seahorse as well as GPA because they keep looking for the application in /...
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Don't remember PGP passphrase until end of session [duplicate]

To use my PGP key I always have to enter my passphrase. But as it happens, I have to unlock the key only once for every session. The desired behaviour would be, that I have to unlock the key each time ...
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Is it possible to use secret-tool to lookup existing seahorse passwords?

I found this post about getting passwords from the gnome keyring from commandline (How do I get passwords from the keyring in the terminal for usage in scripts?), and I found that secret-tool is the ...