Questions tagged [gnome-keyring]

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

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nextcloud credentials storage: ok in fedora 28, fails in fedora 30

I am using the nextcloud desktop client to synchronize non-git files. This worked nicely under Fedora 28. Now, I have upgraded to Fedora 30. And the desktop client now asks me for my credentials every ...
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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 ...
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Gnome-keyring: “Automatically unlock this key whenever I'm logged in”

I don't seem to have the option to "automatically unlock this key whenever I'm logged in" when trying to SSH into another computer. This is a screenshot of my prompt: This is an example I found on ...
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Arch/ XFCE - Disable global keyboard grabbing for gcr/ gnome-keyring

I am using gnome-keyring as ssh-agent on my arch/ xfce system. Since I have multiple ssh-keys, I additionally have a password manager to store their keys. Adding those ssh-keys to the keyring works ...
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Nextcloud client on Linux : No keychain service available

Every time I start up my computer I'm disconnected from the Nextcloud server. The Nextcloud client indicates No keychain service available. I saw some other posts on this problem but didn't understood ...
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Network Manager: use gnome keyring to store WPA Enterprise CA cert

I am using a network which is a WPA2 enterprise WiFi network using PEAP and MSCHAPv2. The certificates are self-signed, so I have received a .pem certificate file which has to be selected on the ...
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Debain 9, no keyring login prompt

I am using Debian 9, and currently, I do not have my Phone with me. Usually, I start Skype and log in and then it will ask me for my Keyring login. Now I do not have my Phone with me, so I can not log ...
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Yet another `sign_and_send_pubkey: signing failed: agent refused operation`

Here’s a Yet Another Question about the clash between ssh and gnome-keyring-daemon, since after spending hours and hours on the Internet I finally gave up. Environment OS: openSUSE 15.0 DE: XFCE ...
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Why doesn't the keyring used by XFCE migrate to i3?

I'm moving from Xubuntu XFCE to i3 and I have this option checked in XFCE, Launch GNOME services on startup Enable this option if you need the GNOME keyring daemon to be run on startup. I can't ...
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How to force gnome-keyring-daemon to ask for my passphrase

This is a follow-up to this question: GNOME keyring daemon sometimes not asking for passphrase, need to provide it via command line Is there a command to force the gnome-keyring-daemon to ask for my ...
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How do you enable the secret-tool command (backed by gnome-keyring, libsecret and dbus) in a headless CentOS Docker container?

I'm trying to use the secret-tool command to store a secret securely in a running headless CentoS 7.5.1804 Docker container, but can't seem to find which packages and/or configuration is necessary to ...
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Evolution gets D-Bus error when trying to send from alias account

In Evolution I set up a second account which only sends email, to create a alias using the GMail "+" trick. That is, my main Evolution account is something like john.doe@gmail.com and the alias ...
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GNOME keyring daemon sometimes not asking for passphrase, need to provide it via command line

I use a CentOS 7.5 machine, set up with pubkey authentication to ssh to remote servers. Normally, as soon as I ssh to the first server, I get a GNOME graphical prompt asking to type my passphrase to ...
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Changed login password without changing keyring

I forgot my login password. So I booted into recovery mode and used passwd command to change the password. I can now login but I obviously didn't update my Gnome keyring password. I know my old ...
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Check if Gnome keyring is unlocked?

I am searching for a method with which to determine whether a Gnome keyring is unlocked; primarily, the default one. I got very close using secret-tool, but if a keyring is locked, it still presents a ...
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How to stop Gnome Keyring from asking for Login password, like it used to?

Previously, Gnome Keyring only asked for the Default Keyring password when I attempted to launch Chrome. I tried playing around with settings in Seahorse to see if there was a work around for this, ...
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Gnome keyring stays unlocked permanently

It used to be that my gnome keyring would go back to being locked after I rebooted and I'd have to enter the passphrase to unlock again, but now it stays unlocked unless I manually lock it with ...
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How to manually supply passphrase to autossh, preferably on login

I want to run a bash script (as root) that among other things establishes reverse SSH tunnel using autossh. The SSH key has a passphrase. Ideally I would like to have to login as root in terminal and ...
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How to change the order of keys in gnome-keyring

I have 2 SSH keys in the gnome-keyring (let's name them AA and BB) and I have a lot of problems because I need to use the BB key(for example for a bitbucket server) and it automatically uses AA key ...
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Seahorse / GNOME Keyring does not recognize my new ed25519 SSH key, is there another way to have the key unlocked upon login?

I am unsure if I did the whole procedure right, so let's start with what I've done: $ ssh-keygen -vvv -o -a 1000 -t ed25519 -f ~/.ssh/id_ed25519 -C "$(whoami)@$(hostname)--$(date -I)" with some real ...
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gnome-keyring usage without an x session

My use case is that I have a headless server that software development is performed on. I ussually enable X11 forwarding for the SSH connections to it, but I can't for distant locations with slow ...
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How can I fix my gnome keyring?

I am using Trisquel version 7 (Belenos), which is based on Ubuntu, with the LXDE desktop environment. It seems to be using the gnome-keyring-daemon to store and remember passwords; however, it doesn't ...
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How to use Kwallet as default keyring

I am using KDE desktop (plasma 5 ) environment with opensuse leap 42.1. Many programs in my system use native keychain to store password like (JetBrain products). But when saving the password, I ...
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Why is my “no password” setting on my login keyring frequently reset?

I use full disk encryption that takes a password on boot, and so I like to set Gnome Shell to log me in automatically and Seahorse to keep my login keyring unlocked*, so that I don't need to type my ...
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unlock login gnome-keyring on i3wm autologin

Problem This question seems to have been asked a billion times, but I'm still completely unable to unlock my login keyring automatically. Background I automatically login, chvt and startx along ...
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Disabling “Remember password” for GKSU command

I am using GKSU for switching user in my Linux terminal and I want to disable "Remember password" option in that Pop-up menu due to security reasons. I am not sure how to achieve that. Mentioned ...
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How to use password from keyring in a script

I am sending mails with gmail authentication swaks -tls -t --body -s smtp.gmail.com:587 -tls -a LOGIN \ -au my.google.username -ap <PASSWORD> I don't want to have to enter my password ...
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Does Gnome Keyring support new-format OpenSSH private keys?

Does gnome-keyring support SSH private keys that are saved in the newer OpenSSH file format? Will Gnome Keyring automatically import those private keys? In more detail: When generating a SSH private ...
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How to unlock GNOME keyring automatically in NixOS?

I am using GNOME 3 on NixOS 16.09, and I cannot figure out how to make the "Login" keyring unlock automatically on login. I suspect this could be fixed with the security.pam.services option, but I am ...
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Auto-unlock Chrome default keyring

Is there any way to auto-unlock the default keyring that pops-up on every start of Chrome, that works on even non-Ubuntu distros? I am using a Debian-based distro. Is there any solution which is ...
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Shell script to unlock gnome-keyring for school internet upon login

My school's wifi network is not protected merely with a WPA/WPA2 password, it requires authentication (PEAP, MSCHAPv2). I can log into it fine (the credentials are in my network connections) however ...
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rsync SSH agent forwarding through 3 remote systems doesn't work with single command

I can do the following: $local> ssh -A remote1 $remote1> rsync -e "ssh remote2 ssh " remote3:/file . $remote1> and this works because keys for both remote1 and remote2 are in my gnome ...
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Custom Keyboard shortcut delayed on gnome 3.22

I'm running Gnome 3.22 on a debian stretch, recently installed from scratch, up to date, and since 1 or 2 days ago my custom keyboard shortcuts and some basic actions have had some rather inconvenient ...
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Reading from keychain failed with error: 'No keychain service available'

System: Host: MyComputer Kernel: 4.8.14-gnu-1 x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: LXQt Distro: Parabola GNU/Linux-libre My owncloud client does not start automatically. I know, nextcloud is what ...
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Script not running but commands execute on terminal with python (gnomekeyring.IOError) [closed]

I am trying to unlock one keyring using the library gnomekeyring in python. I have written my script, but it throws me the error gnomekeyring.IOError. However, if I run python at the terminal and ...
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How to use GnomeKeyring with removable medium?

According to the GnomeKeyring Goal wiki pages, the feature Storing Keyrings on Removable Disks has already been implemented since 2.31, which happened in 2013. There is no further details or ...
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Expired undeleteable certificates in gnome's “Passwords and keys”

Reposting from https://askubuntu.com/questions/847300/expired-undeleteable-certificates-in-gnomes-passwords-and-keys I just found that little app called "Passwords and keys" in gnome and see a lot of ...
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How to set-up gnome keyring for passwordless ssh/sshfs using the keyring to unlock the key with the stored passphrase?

I have an ssh key in my gnome keyring, protected by a password. I have the "Unlock password" for that key saved in my login keyring. If I unlock my login keyring, I can ssh without password entry. If ...
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Where does gnome-keyring set $SSH_AUTH_SOCK?

I am in the process of getting rid of gnome-keyring as an SSH agent. Things that I have done Searched the internet for hours. Changed stuff and restarted, often. Finally just rm-ed all the autostart ...
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Should I run Gnome keyring the only way to be to connect to wifis?

I'm on Arch/Xfce. I can't connect to some(!) wifi wpa2/psk hotspots when Gnome keyring isn't running. I'm on xfce and have now cheched "Run gnome services on startup". And now I'm able to connect to ...
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Sync mail with offlineimap via systemd service/timer; getting password from gnome keyring

I am trying to autosync my mail in mutt using offlineimap via a systemd service. I am using these files and have moved them to the /etc/systemd/user folder. However, I am storing my password via the ...
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Disabling system modal behaviour of GNOME 3 password prompts

When GNOME Keyring, needs a password to add an SSH key to the agent, it pops up a system modal prompt to get the password from you. I use KeePass, so this means that if I forgot to copy the password ...
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How to auto-unlock SSH keyring upon login

Situation: I am on Linux Mint 17.3 and have on the station auto-login enabled. I have an SSH key in gnome-keyring. Objective: I would like the SSH keyring not to ask me for password. I am aware it ...
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How do I use GNOME Keyring with Python Keyring in virtual environment?

I have written a Python script that I would like to run in the background on my Raspberry Pi. The script makes use of the Python module Keyring (link), which is used to access a keyring backend to ...
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Disable gnome-keyring-daemon

Methods I have tried: https://wiki.gnupg.org/GnomeKeyring https://blog.josefsson.org/tag/keyring/ Removing the GNOME Keyring applications from Startup Applications http://lechnology.com/software/...
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Deja-Dup with encryption: disable Keyring

I backup my data on an external drive using Deja-Dup. I chose to encrypt the backup. Now, every time I start my PC, Mint asks me to unlock my Keyring. How can I grant my PC automatic access to the ...
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How do I fix “No such secret collection at path: /” for gnome-keyring and Arch Linux?

I'm running Arch Linux. When I try to save credentials using Vinagre (VNC client) it gives me an error: Error saving credentials on a locked keyring Cannot create item in a locked collection ...
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gpg2 decryption timeout/no secret key

I'm having an issue decrypting files with gpg2. I originally encrypted the files with gpg version 1.4. The machine I'm on now has both gpg (1.4) and gpg2. Decryption with gpg works just fine, but ...
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How can I run a program as another user in every way?

Background I'm trying to restart some programs (mail-notification and stalonetray) regularly, as they appear to die frequently. I want to set restart them whenever NetworkManager reconnects. Hence, I ...
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Change the password for many accounts at once in Gnome Keyring

I use Gnome Keyring as the password storage backend for various applications. Many of the entries are for different ways to log into the same account, accessed through different means. I've changed my ...