Skip to main content

Questions tagged [gnome-keyring]

GNOME Keyring is a daemon application that stores passwords, keys, certificates and makes them available to applications.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1 vote
0 answers
54 views

How to use pass-secret-service as a keyring provider without breaking gpg?

Recently, I’ve tried to install nheko, a Matrix client, but I failed using it because it complains it cannot store password and other secrets because there are no providers for org.freedesktop.secrets ...
jthulhu's user avatar
  • 111
1 vote
2 answers
177 views

How can I Screen Share into Ubuntu remotely after a fresh boot?

I usually use Ubuntu via Screen Share (RDP) in another building and sometimes I need to reboot. But 1st thing after a reboot is a box asking to authorise the keychain/keyring which I can't type into ...
Kez's user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
1 answer
101 views

In gnome files: how do I remove credentials I told it save permanently to connect to a share under the smb protocol

If I have incorrect credentials saved, should it prompt me for a username and password? I'm getting "Connection Refused" and I'm assuming it's the bad credentials I know I put in there. os ...
Pompey Magnus's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
154 views

UBUNTU - I am not asked for password after logging in with fingerprint

I am running Ubuntu 22.04 with GNOME on a Dell XPS 13. I use the fingerprint as the main identification method, so I don't have to type the password each time I use sudo. The expected behavior is to ...
Claudio's user avatar
  • 111
1 vote
1 answer
159 views

Prevent gnome keyring password being reset after update

Gnome Keyring (Seahorse / Passwords & Keys GUI app) resets the default Login keyring's password when updating its associated package. This is especially an issue on distributions with frequent ...
Pavin Joseph's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
2k views

How do I make Gnome's "Login keyring" unlock on a regular password login in Fedora?

My login keyring started asking a password after login. I do not use auto-login, I use a regular login with a password. I tried to re-create a keyring, and might made things worse. The passwords for ...
Stepan Shilin's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
1k views

I'm being asked to input my password after logging in with biometrics on Fedora 38, using GNOME

This is the message that pops up - Enter password to unlock your login keyring The login keyring did not get unlocked when you logged into your computer. From what I've read online, it's a security ...
sbarnard86's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
530 views

flatpak , gnome-keyring initial state, Collection login doesn't exist

env is arm64 + Linux penguin 5.15.... aarch64 at upgrade time on pithos app, i needed to install gnome-keyring. Pithos is the FIRST flatpak app running on this new chromebook (dev linux working fine). ...
Robert Rowntree's user avatar
10 votes
1 answer
819 views

Store Firefox Primary Password in Secret Service

Is it possible to store the Firefox Primary Password (formerly known as the Master password) using the freedesktop secret service dbus API, in order to bypass the password prompt when Firefox starts ...
sedrubal's user avatar
  • 316
0 votes
1 answer
175 views

Start software after gnome-keyring is unlocked (using systemd or other means)

I have a piece of software that requires gnome-keyring to be unlocked to work. I want it to be started only after I have unlocked gnome-keyring by entering the password. Is this possible with systemd? ...
Grandfather-Paradox's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
470 views

Problem connecting to MS Office365 e-mail with Evolution

I am trying to connect to my workplace's Office365 e-mail with Evolution mail and I am getting the following error when I try to authenticate: Failed to obtain access token from address “https://login....
Time4Tea's user avatar
  • 2,405
1 vote
1 answer
4k views

systemd: Failed to start Application launched by gnome-session-binary

If you check the error log it comes to that .scope unit is not found - No such process. I got similar error 4 times. I would like to understand what is going on during the boot process. Why these ...
tukan's user avatar
  • 5,671
1 vote
0 answers
747 views

Set blank password for Login keyring through command line only

Want to set blank password for Login keyring through command line and not through passwords and Keys. Case of automatic login and don't need to be bothered by keyring pass popup .Came across multiple ...
user541079's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
368 views

Starting an App takes very long when using a custom shortcut in gnome wayland

I am using gnome 42.4 wayland. I want to open the terminal app when I press Super + T. In the settings under keyboard I set a custom shortcut: Name: run terminal Command: xfce4-terminal Shortcut: ...
Koronis Neilos's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
2k views

unlock gnome-keyring on login

Running debian testing, no display manager, i3 window manager. gnome-keyring & libpam-gnome-keyring packages are installed. Added following 2 lines to end of /etc/pam.d/login: auth optional ...
laur's user avatar
  • 588
0 votes
0 answers
300 views

Request for help repairing output of apt update

This is the output of sudo apt update I would appreciate it if someone could help me fix the problems, I'm only new to Linux. I'm running (Linux kali 5.16.0-kali5-amd64 #1 SMP PREEMPT Debian 5.16.14-...
HaKDMoDz's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
96 views

Finding the process launching keyring prompt

Couple of days ago my machine (Manjaro, KDE) started launching keyring prompts. I'm obviously worried and want to find a culprit, but not sure how can I do that. In addition to lacking knowledge of ...
Etki's user avatar
  • 211
4 votes
0 answers
787 views

How to find out what program is trying to open the GNOME keyring?

Some tens of minutes after I login with a KDE session, I get a modal gcr-prompter window asking for the master password of the GNOME keyring. The prompt does not include any information about what ...
allo's user avatar
  • 944
0 votes
0 answers
2k views

LinuxMint 20.3: Enter the Login Keyring password via the command line

#Refer: How to enter the Default Keyring password via the command line? - Ask Ubuntu I am asking this question here as I am not using Ubuntu and also the solution mentioned there doesn't work in ...
Porcupine's user avatar
  • 2,056
7 votes
0 answers
3k views

Error "secret-tool: Cannot create an item in a locked collection"

I'm following the commands at, and created my own answer that only worked once: How do you enable the secret-tool command (backed by gnome-keyring, libsecret and dbus) in a headless CentOS Docker ...
alchemy's user avatar
  • 637
6 votes
2 answers
6k views

Is it possible to permanently disable the gnome-keyring passphrase?

Whenever I login using the fingerprint sensor instead of the login password, a popup is displayed from gnome-keyring to enter the login password in order to unlock the various certificates that are ...
user000001's user avatar
  • 3,665
1 vote
3 answers
660 views

How to stop the gnome-keyring on Slackware?

My syslog is full of those messages Nov 22 13:14:36 virtuale-2 gnome-keyring-daemon[2413]: couldn't create socket directory: /root/.cache/keyring-CI8ZC1: Permission denied Nov 22 13:14:36 virtuale-2 ...
elbarna's user avatar
  • 12.8k
-1 votes
1 answer
2k views

Sftp credentials are stored on my machine - but where?

In the past, I have successfully logged onto a server from my desktop using ftp/sftp. The password was saved somewhere in my system, but I am not sure where. I am now trying to change the password ...
Fernando A. Larios Lira's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
3k views

Gnome Keyring to Unlock on Login

I'm on Arch Linux. My gnome-keyring has the same password as my user account. I want the gnome-keyring to unlock automatically on login. I am using WDM and ZSH. I have followed the steps outline in ...
J86's user avatar
  • 393
2 votes
0 answers
349 views

Update gnome-keyring password via terminal

I am on Arch Linux, but I am still new to it. I want to update my gnome-keyring password through the terminal. How do I go about doing that? I've already come across this similar question, but the ...
J86's user avatar
  • 393
1 vote
1 answer
450 views

Process org.freedesktop.secrets received signal 6

My problem is, gnome-keyring is not starting properly, producing the error in title. When I open Geary, it shows this error in the terminal. When I start gnome-keyring with gnome-keyring-daemon --...
snvmk's user avatar
  • 11
2 votes
0 answers
419 views

Where do I export gnome-keyring-daemon's ssh agent socket so that it is available at launch of WM?

I use gnome-keyring to manage my ssh keys. In order for that to work, I must set $SSH_AUTH_SOCK accordingly, which is prodived by gnome-keyring-daemon -s. For use in shells, I can easily do this in my ...
fab_mene's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
1k views

Non root user unable to conect wifi network on the standard way [LINUX MINT]

I am a enthusiastic linux user and I offered my experience to perform system upgrade on 40 old Classmate PCs (SEE system information on image bellow ) which were runing a deprecated ubuntu version. So,...
Claudia's user avatar
  • 79
0 votes
0 answers
131 views

Where Did Gnome Go?

Gnome is no longer running. I migrated hardware to a new tower and moved /var to a new harddrive nvme0n1p3/nvmeVg-var. I believe this is the root of the issue. when I type gnome-session --version the ...
mister mcdoogle's user avatar
17 votes
3 answers
26k views

sign_and_send_pubkey: signing failed for RSA key; from agent: agent refused operation

I have a new machine running debian sid on which I generated a new ssh key-pair. I wanted to find a convenient way to copy this new key-pair to various other machines using my old Ubuntu machine and ...
firedrillsergeant's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
754 views

Replace KDE Wallet with Password Manager like Lockwise

I recently started using Lockwise as Password Manager for my Firefox and Android. Now the only Passwords I still need to enter are the ones outside of my Browser on my Desktop. Is there any way to ...
Chris Stenkamp's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
2k views

How to create a new keyring "default" with KWalletManager?

I tried running a backup with Vorta. This failed as I got the error message "The login keyring did not get unlocked when you logged into your computer" when trying to do so which is why I (...
mYnDstrEAm's user avatar
  • 4,398
6 votes
1 answer
29k views

How to solve "The login keyring did not get unlocked when you logged into your computer" after changing password on Debian/KDE?

When trying to run a backup with Vorta on Debian 10/KDE I'm prompted to enter my password "Enter password to unlock your login keyring" but after entering my current password it displays: ...
mYnDstrEAm's user avatar
  • 4,398
2 votes
1 answer
922 views

unable to stop gnome-keyring starting in X-MATE desktop session

I have an X-MATE desktop environment on a RHEL/CentOS 7 server. It used to be Gnome 3 but it was replaced for various reasons. When a session is started the gnome-keyring is active and controls the ...
r.l.'s user avatar
  • 81
6 votes
1 answer
2k views

what does a dash in front of a pam entry mean?

I have searched everything I can but couldn't find any explanation. My /etc/pam.d/lightdm file contains the following two gnome keyring entries: auth include system-login -auth ...
unsafe_where_true's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
125 views

How to configure reportbug to use smtp password from gnome-keyring?

When configuring reportbug, I have an option to store the password for the remote smtp service in $HOME/.reportbugrc. How can I make it use an existing password stored by GNOME Web (Epiphany) or ...
Roman Riabenko's user avatar
10 votes
6 answers
33k views

Unlock Gnome Keyring Daemon from command line

I am trying to unlock the Gnome Keyring Daemon from the command line, by directly passing it a password. I tried a few variations of --daemonize, --login, --start, but I can't get it to work. echo $...
react-newbie's user avatar
4 votes
1 answer
1k views

Why is the gnome keyring not locked when the screen is locked?

I wanted to know whether the gnome keyring gets locked automatically when the screen gets locked, so I checked it with this command: dbus-monitor --session "type='signal',interface='org.gnome....
C0ldPlasma's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
284 views

Unlock keyring on boot with no desktop?

I have a small linux box I'm toying around with and would like for it to boot without a desktop manager and automatically unlock the keyring. I know that a lot of what I'm doing is against best ...
Corey Ogburn's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
84 views

NAS password not saved in Gnome / CentOS 7

I am setting up a new system that is running CentOS 7 and Gnome 3.28.2. I've used CentOS from the command line before but this is my first time using Gnome. I have found that Gnome does not seem to ...
Kevin's user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
1 answer
874 views

Use secret-tool for openvpn connection

Do you know how can start an openvpn connection using a password received from secret-tool (gnome keyring)? In the configuration you can only put a password file (auth-user-pass) but I do not see how ...
varantir's user avatar
  • 161
0 votes
2 answers
3k views

Error with Keyring when connection from ssh

Due to COVID-19 we are working from home. Now I have a linux (Ubuntu) pc at my workplace which has TortoiseHG Workbench installed. I connect via MobaXTerm to my computer over ssh. Normally when I try ...
Pascal's user avatar
  • 201
4 votes
3 answers
44k views

The key(s) in the keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg are ignored as the file has an unsupported filetype

I am running Debian 10. I have been getting following error while updating repositories for long time: $ sudo apt update Hit:1 http://security.debian.org buster/updates InRelease ...
Pandya's user avatar
  • 24.9k
0 votes
0 answers
157 views

Use same credentials in GNOME Files and SSH

With GNOME Files, I use a password to access a CIFS (Samba) share. For the remainder of the session, GNOME maintains my credentials and I don't have to enter the password again, even after suspending ...
palswim's user avatar
  • 5,277
5 votes
0 answers
801 views

gnome-keyring: couldn't find any place to import files

I need to use a client certificate. I was able to import it successfully on Windows and Mac, however when I am trying to import it on Linux I am getting the following error: $ gnome-keyring import ...
Pawel Debski's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
872 views

gnome-keyring-daemon warnings

I am using gnome-keyring with my KDE Plasma (Arch Linux). I modified: /etc/pam.d/login auth required pam_securetty.so auth requisite pam_nologin.so auth include system-...
Maciek's user avatar
  • 193
-1 votes
1 answer
954 views

Understanding install OpenPGP on Debian

I have Debian Buster on VirtualBox, I install these open keyrings because I will install PHP. https://packages.sury.org/php/apt.gpg I doing #apt update #apt install ca-certificates apt-transport-...
dsaj34v's user avatar
  • 177
0 votes
1 answer
1k views

Can't open Files, Terminal, and Screenshot

After installing new Chrome Remote Desktop browser extension, it somehow harmed my Ubuntu system. Now after reboot I see a warning "the login keyring did not get unlocked when you logged into your ...
naXa stands with Ukraine's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
2k views

Unlock gnome keyring from systemd service using PAM

Is it possible to unlock the gnome keyring using PAM when running as a systemd service? Our software uses Python Keyring module to store credentials, but I am having trouble using the SecretService ...
AnnMarie's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
115 views

Switching Users Fully in Bash (GNOME/Keyring Issues)

I am confused about the difference between running a command as "user1" in a terminal and running a command as "sudo -Hiu user1 [command]". If I run /home/user1/script.sh , the script successfully ...
Felix Garner's user avatar