Ubuntu :: 10.04 - Unlock Keyring Password Mask Symbols (****) With Small Font Size

May 3, 2010

It's about the promt for default keyring password after ubuntu boot. I cant get a screen-shot as print-screen doesn't work at that point.

The password mask (*******) symbol font size is smaller than any other password prompt (for instance gksudo). Is it only me ?

Should I report it as a bug ?

It's a minor problem but may be it's caused from something more serious as I have other problems.

Also this dialog window (of the keyring prompt) doesn't "woble". By that I mean that the effects that I've set are not applied to this window?

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Ubuntu :: Password To Unlock Default Keyring?

Aug 27, 2010

I just re-sized my windows partition on my laptop and installed 10.04.1. Brand new clean install. I set up my user account, gave it a password, and everything was fine until I tried to connect to my wireless. I typed in the security key for my wireless, and it asked for a password to unlock the default keyring. The problem is, I never set a password for the "default" keyring. I never changed my user password. I didn't auto-login, I entered my password. This was the first boot up of the machine after installing 10.04.1. I can't use Empathy, because the keyring cannot be unlocked. If I "cancel" it gives me an error saying the account details are wrong, but I log into my facebook, aim, and msn every day, so I know the passwords are correct.

I have read about other issues with the keyring and with the auto-login bug that is associated with it. I have also read up on the bug that occurs with that as well. I couldn't find anything about my specific situation, so I hope this isn't a re-post of an issue that has already dealt with, but I did look it up. If it helps, the laptop I am running is a HP Pavilion dv7-3065dx, and I have Ubuntu Desktop 10.04.1 x86 installed. Clean install and the only thing I have done was log in, connect to network, and try to set up Empathy. Both Empathy, and connecting to network, gave me the issues with the keyring. It appears that there is already a password for the default keyring, it is not blank, and my user login password does not work for it. I'm at a loss...

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Dec 22, 2010

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Aug 21, 2010

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Nov 30, 2009

I have installed Fedora11 onto my Dell laptop; as nice as it is whenever I log in I am prompted to "enter password for default keyring to unlock". Now, I don't recall ever setting one up, each password I try (e.g. the user or root) fails and gives me the prompt again. After a few clicks of "deny" it does go away but I want to know what it is and if I can stop it from prompting me).

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Apr 25, 2010

I am new to linux and ubuntu. I am using ubuntu Hardy Heron release 8.04 I have not used it in a long time and then when I did fire up the laptop. I get a message asking me to enter a password for keyring. The message is as follows; Unlock Keyring "The application 'Network Manager Applet' (/usr/bin/nm-applet) wants access tot he default keyring, but it is locked.' Password: _______________

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Jan 29, 2009

I've tried Ubuntu, Arch, and most recently Fedora but the SUSE GNOME environment blows everything else away!

The only problem (so far) is that Network Manager requires you to enter your password every time you login to unlock the password keyring. I want to disable this.

I think some distros disable the prompt by using the login password to unlock the keyring, but I use auto-login (if that makes a difference).

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I'm using Ubuntu 10.04LTS. I'm trying to configure my chat accounts. But after entering username and password, it is asking "Enter password to unlock your login keyring". I have entered my login password. But it is saying that "The password you use to log in to your computer no longer matches that of your login keyring."

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Dec 9, 2010

I installed "Ubuntu 10.04 LTS - the Lucid Lynx" Amd_64 version on my dell vostro 1015. My screen resoultion is set to 1366*768(16.9) by default because the font size on web pages looks too small. I am not able to understand if it is font size too small or is it a resolution set too high. I am trying to fix this because I find very difficult to read web pages specifically. I tried to zoom in on firefox, but that is not permanent solution.

I want to decrease my screen resolution. I opened drop down and I find following:

None of the above resolution suits my laptop. The monitor type identified by Ubuntu says Laptop Monitor.

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Jul 3, 2011

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Jan 3, 2010

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Nov 5, 2010

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3. Password protect Grub (v1) using the "password --md5 $1$9MuaA/$5TDLgvmcEiCWNr5W9VaMK1" syntax in my menu.lst file.

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Jan 13, 2010

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May 2, 2010

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At each startup, Ubuntu asks me for the password for the keyring.

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Automatically unlock this keyring whenever I'm logged in it keeps asking it to me at each startup and the connection does not establish if I don't do it. I don't see anything special in the settings for "Passwords and Encryption keys"

Is there a way to remove this?

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I have set my computer to auto-login and as a result, the keyring asks me to enter my password every time I start the computer in order to access the password for the Ubuntu One client.

The whole point of auto-login was to not have to enter a password.

Is there a sensible way to use Ubuntu One without having to supply a password each time?

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Is there not an option that lets me set that specific passwords are available automatically to specific applications? So that the entire keyring remains locked, but those passwords I deem ok to be unsecured are available to those applications I deem trustworthy? This option seem to exist for network-manager, why not for the Ubuntu One client?

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