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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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How can I tell *which* application is asking for access to gnome-keyring/Seahorse?

Whenever I log in on Ubuntu Lucid Lynx 10.04 I get a Seahorse/gnome-keyring prompt telling me an application wants to access my keyring. It isn't the network manager, because if I cancel the request ...
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How can I solve this ssh-agent problem?

I'm using Linux Mint, and have not been able to get gnome-keyring to unlock automatically at login, it seems. A symptom of my problem is as follows: $ ssh-add Identity added: /home/me/.ssh/id_rsa (/...
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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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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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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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GNOME-keyring KWallet integration?

I use some GNOME apps, and some KDE apps, so some of them use G-keyring and some KWallet... What I would like to have is a single place for managing passwords. Is there a way to integrate G-keyring ...
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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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What is the 'keyring' in Google Chrome?

Every time I run Chrome, it asks for the keyring password for Default. If I enter my password or press cancel, it disappears and I can continue. So, what does the keyring do and what's the difference ...
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Why does gnome-keyring-daemon need the public key to cache the passphrase?

I have two Arch Linux machines with virtually identical setup, both running /usr/bin/gnome-keyring-daemon --daemonize --login. They both have the same SSH secret key, but only one of them has the ...
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What's this SSH error about “incorrect RSA1 identifier” and “unspecified GSS failure”? [closed]

How can I fix this SSH problem? SSH debug errors When issuing ssh -vvv user@host the output includes the following debug messages: [...] debug3: Incorrect RSA1 identifier debug3: Could not load "/...
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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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How to migrate between two keyrings in gnome-keyring

Due to some historic reasons I have 2 keyrings. I want to merge them - what is the easiest way?
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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 save an SSH key passphrase in gnome-keyring?

I want to save an SSH key passphrase in gnome-keyring and then use it automatically when I need it. How to do this?
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gnome-keyring-daemon couldn't allocate secure memory

I run logcheck on my Debian Linux system to get alerted to unusual lines in my log files, and recently I saw the following in /var/log/messages: gnome-keyring-daemon: couldn't allocate secure memory ...
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Subversion (svn) doesn't store passwords in gnome-keyring

I fight with svn since 2 hours to store my password inside the gnome keyring, but nothing worked. I'm on a fresh installed archlinux system with the following packages installed: acl 2.2.52-1 alsa-...
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Ubuntu: If anyone can get a root prompt without password, isn't that compromising the gnome keyring?

I've been looking for this for quite a while now but couldn't find a satisfying answer. My scenario: I'm using encfs to encrypt a few directories in my home folder. To make it easier to access I set ...
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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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gnome-keyring-daemon: insufficient process capabilities, unsecure memory might get used

I would like to manage my ssh passwork with gnome-keyring. I am on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS, gnome3. I don't have root access to the system. The question is in the title indeed: gnome-keyring-daemon: ...
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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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Reconfiguring GNOME keyring daemon

I have a really strange problem when using GNOME keyring daemon. I had an old SSH key which I've now retired and started using a new, stronger keyfile. However, every time I attempt to SSH into one ...
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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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How to modify a dbus service's “Exec” line without losing the changes in case of upgrade

I'm facing a ugly problem with my system. my login manager (LightDM) is starting gnome-keyring-daemon at login successfully and unlocking my keyring as it should (EDIT: Everything via PAM). The thing ...
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Gnome keyring issue

I am attempting to restore some files to an OpenSUSE 12.3 machine that was backed up with deja-dup (duplicity). When prompted for the password to decrypt the backup, I enter the correct password and I ...
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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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keyring best practices with systemd

There plenty of tools working with keyrings: ssh-agent, gpg-agent, gnome-keyring, kwallet, wrappers like keychain, keyctl talking to GNU/Linux kernel. There are various recommendation on how/when to ...
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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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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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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 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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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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How can I stop GNOME Keyring from offering to remember a keyring password?

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: However, notice how each ...
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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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How to start the keyring daemon after a gnome-shell crash?

When gnome-shell crashes on Linux Mint 12 it usually comes up again within a couple seconds. When it doesn't, it seems that it takes the keyring daemon with it, because after restarting with while ...
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Is it possible for sudo to read password from gnome-keyring or similar

I'm currently using sudo a lot in a bunch of scripts, which is turning into a bit of a hassle, as some scripts does not allow interactive input (e.g., Makefiles). Instead of disabling sudo passwords ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Gnome-shell authentication dialogue fails, how to debug which app is using it?

I am using ubuntu 13.10 with gnome shell 3.8.4. I used to use gnome online accounts for empathy and other things, but then I stopped using them. And then gnome shell started to show authentication ...
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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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Fedora 15 won't remember wireless password

I just installed Fedora 15 beta with Gnome 3. I've done all the updates. The networking applet asks for the wireless password every time it connects. I found this bug, which says that the issue is ...
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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 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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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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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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gnome-keyring-daemon components and their use

When reading gnome-keyring-daemon manual, one can see pretty clearly that the --components option has four valid values: ssh, secrets, gpg, and pkcs11. However, I couldn’t find any detailed ...
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Running gnome-keyring-daemon in CentOS?

I successfully installed MySQL Workbench in Centos 6.2. When I run MySQL Workbench and try to store a password by clicking "Store in Keychain", I get the following error: Could not store password: ...
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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 ...