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Unlock keyring of auto-logged-in user

I want to be able to access my GNOME desktop remotely. The problem is that GNOME's screen sharing is using the keyring to store its password. As a result for sharing to work, the logged in user must ...
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How to edit /etc/pam.d/sddm to unlock gnome-keyring at login

I have Mailspring on Kubuntu 21.04, but every time I open it a popup appears asking the keyring password. After some research I found that the issue is that SDDM doesn't automatically unlock gnome-...
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Query status of GNOME keyring

How can I query whether the GNOME keyring is unlocked or not from the terminal? I looked at this question which asks how to lock the keyring and one of the answers shows how to do this using DBus. My ...
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What will happen in background if I remove password from gnome-keyring? Will the unencrypted ssh-key or password be readable in file system?

I am running debian 10, xfce, gnome-keyring, ssh-agent, LUKS partition. The reason why I use gnome-keyring is because I don't want to enter ssh key passphrase once upon a reboot. And this is because ...
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How to manage password in GNOME keyring

Using GNOME 3.36. I'd like to store some passwords in a way which is scriptable but at the same time whenever any process tries to access one of these passwords, I see a confirmation dialog and have ...
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How to keep gnome-keyring-daemon unlocked during whole login time?

I use Ubuntu 19 and keyring utility which uses gnome-keyring. When I log in into gnome session and then use keyring, it asks for password to unlock it and then after some time it locks back. I would ...
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How to remove Chrome login keyring requirement in Ubuntu 18.04 via command line

I'm writing some bash scripts to set up an Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) environment As described in this question, I've been prompted with an unlock your login keyring request every first time I ...
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Is it possible for GNOME keyring / Seahorse to show the plaintext password for a GPG key?

I have a GPG key which has stopped decrypting with a "Bad passphase" error when used from the command line. While I'm fairly confident the passphase is correct, as I've typed it at least once per ...
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How to unlock gnome-keyring using command line

My purpose is simply getting GnomeKeyring to prompt for a password. As some people may want to know why, MySQL Workbench only uses GnomeKeyring for password protection for some reason and doesn't ...
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How do I get .service files for gnome-keyring?

My ultimate goal is to get gnome-keyring functioning as a credential storage for use by shell and python scripts on an RHEL 6 server. The admins installed package gnome-keyring-2.28.2-8.el6_3.x86_64, ...
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Using Apple KeyChain Equivalent on Linux

I would be very much interested in using the Apple KeyChain on Linux, is this possible? (i expect no) If not, is there a possibility to not store website passwords in firefox but the linux (mint ...
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How to use keyring instead of plain text passwords in a config file (Mopidy)

I just installed keyring on macOS. I'd like to leverage this instead of keeping Spotify's username and password for Mopidy in my mopidy.conf. Everything works well, and I can read my Spotify password ...
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gnome-keyring can't clear passphrase

Under Ubuntu 18.04, gnome-keyring caches PGP passphrases and will retain them, even through logout or reboot. I'm using the program pass to retain my passwords, so I want to be challenged every time I ...
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Automatically mount sshfs on login, using gnome keyring

I understand the purpose of /etc/fstab is used to mount volumes on boot. However, in my case I have an sshfs that requires an encrypted identity file. So how would I go about supplying passphrase for ...
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Gnome keyring does not auto-unlock and nextcloud does not recognise it at all

I tried installing gnome-keyring so that I would not have to input my password for programs all the time when I start my computer. I installed gnome-keyring.x86_64 and gnome-keyring-pam.x86_64 and ...
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Nextcloud client : No keychain service available

I have installed the nextcloud-client package from slackbuilds.org, with qtkeychain, libgnome-keyring and gnome-keyring. I run the daemon in my .xinitrc like explained on the ArchWiki: eval $(gnome-...
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Do I need a keyring password on a luks encrypted single user machine?

The title says it all but let me expand a bit more: I'm wondering how the keyring password is protecting my keys. Sure, it encrypts the container file, so no one else can access it. But it is also ...
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X-GNOME-Autostart=false but process is still run

As I understand adding X-GNOME-Autostart=false at the end of a file in ~/.config/autostart/... should prevent an application from starting it at autostart. I'm adding this line at the end of gnome-...
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Error running Gitkraken even though dependencies installed [closed]

I installed Gitkraken as I have a few projects I want to work on with my KDE Neon box. now I was pretty sure I installed everything but I ran gitkraken in a terminal and I got this Node started time: ...
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How do I copy all gnome-keyring items to a different computer?

I keep snapshots of my home directory using rsync (with --link-dest, fyi). I haven't used my desktop in a while, so I used rsync to 'restore' my laptop snapshot over my desktop home directory. I didn'...
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Why does gnome-keyring-daemon not unlock my SSH key?

I'm running Fedora 24. It used to be that I never had to enter the passphrase for my SSH private key after logging in to GNOME. Now I do. I still see it listed under OpenSSH keys in the Passwords and ...
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Chromium: gnome keyring unlocked without password?

When starting chromium (with default keyring locked) it asks for the password to unlock the keyring (so that I can skim through my saved passwords afterwards). This gnome keyring window offers two ...
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How to remove incorrect password for file symmetrically encrypted with GPG

I used Emacs to encrypt a text file with a symmetric key. When decrypting the file, the program pinentry opens a window for password entry. I accidentally clicked the checkbox for "save in password ...
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SSH-agent not loading when remotely accessing the machine

I have this user account that I have correctly configured to manage my keys to ssh to other instances. When I sit in front of the machine my configuration works as described in my ~/.ssh/config file:...
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Completely stop gnome keyring popups

After some updates to fedora in the last few years, I've been getting the following popups (one when I login and one when ever I start google-chrome)... "Choose password for new keyring" "An ...
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How can I backup my keyring?

I'm currently using Linux Mint 17.1 and I would like to backup all my passwords that I store in my keyring on a LUKS encrypted external drive. But I would like to know, which files I have to copy to ...
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.muttrc and gnome-keyring

I'm trying to use gnome-keyring-query to avoid hard-coding my Gmail password in my .muttrc. According to http://www.df7cb.de/blog/2010/Using_multiple_IMAP_accounts_with_Mutt.html the following lines ...
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Seahorse passwords disappeared after changing keyring password

I always backup my passwords on Debian Jessie by opening seahorse, changing the password of the login keyring to nothing, backing up ~/.local/share/keyrings/login.keyring and then changing the ...
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Evolution/Gnome Keyring won't remember Google password

I changed my Google account password. I'm using Gnome 3 under Fedora 20, so I entered the new password in the Online Accounts settings. I'm using Google calendar and syncing it with Evolution. My main ...
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emacs tramp working with gnome-keyring-daemon

Right now I have gnome-keyring-daemon set to start at login. If I run emacs -q and then open a file on a server using M-x find-file and then enter a file on a remote server such as /ssh:user@server:/...
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How to lock a unlocked GNOME Keyring?

A password prompt is offered to unlock the GNOME Keyring when I login to my user account. I was wondering how to lock the keyring back in the same session it was unlocked? (I understand that I can ...
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What applications provide org.freedesktop.secrets.service

While trying out google-chrome dev and beta channels' latest version (25), I was getting a segmentation fault problem causing Chrome to crash, right after showing a message informing that it was ...
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Is it possible to import a (gnome) keyring to another from its binary files

(This question was originally posted on AskUbuntu, but got no good answer: https://askubuntu.com/questions/217709 ) I have recently set up an Ubuntu box using Gnome desktop, and want to import data I ...
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How can I retrieve my ssh passphrase from gnome-keyring?

I forgot the passphrase for my ssh private key, but it's still stored in gnome-keyring, so it seems to me that I should be able to recover it. Seahorse lets me recover web site passwords from my ...
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gnome keyring password after changing distribution from fedora to debian

I changed one system from Fedora 14 to Debian stable. Our user homes are on a NFS share. So they have been exactly remounted into the new system. It seems all is running fine, but when using passwords ...
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Can cURL use a keyring for client certificates?

I'm using cURL to fetch from an HTTPS location, which requires a client certificate. I have my .curlrc set up to tell cURL where it is, but I don't want to leave my unencrypted private key just lying ...
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Encryption algorithm of gnome-keyring

What encryption algorithm does gnome-keyring use? I've tried looking for it on their site but it seems quite hidden.
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How do I make git use ssh-add (when necessary)?

On Linux (CentOS, in case that matters), I'm having a problem with git commands. git can take advantage of keys loaded into the ssh-agent cache, but if the keys aren't loaded, it doesn't seem to take ...
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How to automatically add a protected key to ssh-agent on startup?

I am using gdm to start awesome wm via .xinitrc. I like awesomes usability and gnomes integrity and so far most of the startup programs work fine but i am fighting with ssh-agent. When starting gnome ...
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store svn password in gnome-keyring

I want to store my svn password in the gnome-keyring so it is encrypted and 'secure'. I made the necessary changes to ~/.subversion/config, but even after running a few svn commands, I do not see an ...
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mount CIFS volume with pam_mount and password stored in gnome-keyring

I would like to store the passwords for CIFS volumes in gnome-keyring. I am currently using a text file with credentials in it and passing that to pam mount / mount.cifs which then will mount the ...
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Why does Chrome ask for my GNOME keyring (Seahorse) password?

I use Google Chrome 12.0 (google-chrome-stable) and Seahorse on Ubuntu 10.10 (I know Seahorse is not the GNOME keyring, but it might be easier for others to search). Always when I start Chrome I get ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 how to change/create password keyring

when I try to remote desktop to the server from another ubuntu machine using the remote desktop viewer, it asks me to enter the password, which I do, then the viewer pane just goes black. When I come ...
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How to skip the 'Enter password to unlock your login keyring' in ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: ubuntu: “Enter Password for Default Keyring to Unlock” Whenever I login to ubunutu, it prompts me a 'Enter password to unlock your login keyring'? Is there anyway ...
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How to get a password from gnome-keyring

I have recently forgotten password for my jabber account, which doesn't have any simple way to reset it (e-mail only). I have this password stored however on gajim on one of computers I use (I have ...
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Securely auto-mount smb shares in Ubuntu

How do I auto-mount a samba share that is password protected, without storing the password in plain text? That just doesn't seem all that safe to me. I'm on Ubuntu 10.04 right now.
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How to remove keyrings in Ubuntu?

First question is what are keyrings in Ubuntu? And second question is how to disable them? I am a beginner in Ubuntu and this thing is really annoying me. I have migrated from Windows 7 and don't ...
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use of gnome-keyring-daemon without X

I'm wondering if it is possible to use gnome-keyring-daemon without X. Normally it will present a graphical prompt in order to acquire a password for the keyring; is there a way around this? I'd ...
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Eclipse on Ubuntu karmic hangs when using subclipse to connect to HTTPS repository

Software versions in use: Eclipse Galileo SVN Team Core Provider 1.6.5 Subversion client adapter 1.6.4.1 Subversion JavaHL 1.6.5 svn, version 1.6.5 (r38866) Ubuntu karmic When I select Checkout ...
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Why do I need to enter a password for the Default Keyring to unlock?

When I log into Ubuntu, I am prompted every time to: Enter Password for Default Keyring to Unlock I want to avoid this step since I am the only person using this machine and I see no reason to have ...
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