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I use a Firefox extension to put my passwords into GNOME Keyring. I protect this keyring with a password. Whenever I start Firefox, GNOME prompts me for the keyring password:

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However, notice how each time this happens, there's a checkbox to automatically unlock this keyring on login. I don't want this to happen, so I have to uncheck the box every time. How can I make it so that this checkbox is never checked automatically?

I've tried Googling for both a description of my problem and for GNOME Keyring docs, I've poked around the relevant dconf values, I've looked at the Arch Wiki page on GNOME Keyring and even looked at gnome-keyring-daemon(1). All with no luck.

  • Gnome Keyring prompts me only once at the begin of a session when I start to use ssh-keys. Could it be possible that it has something to do with the Firefox extension? – user55518 Mar 25 '14 at 11:57
  • @bersch does it prompt your for the login keyring password? the extension uses a different keyring with a distinct password from the login keyring. it's this password that GNOME wants to remember (in the login keyring). – strugee Mar 25 '14 at 15:49
  • just the normal behavior. – user55518 Mar 25 '14 at 16:45
  • @bersch I don't understand what you're saying. I'm asking for the name of the keyring that you get prompted for. – strugee Mar 25 '14 at 17:10
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    did you read my question properly? there is no error. it's an expected behavior of GNOME Keyring. I want to change said behavior. – strugee Mar 25 '14 at 18:24

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