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lost keyring password

asked 2012-08-18 00:47:37 -0500

vinayk gravatar image

i am not able to login into my online account. because system ask keyring password. please help me to get my keyring password.

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answered 2013-01-13 06:39:12 -0500

Rahul Bhadana gravatar image

here is the some simple step

1 - go to applications

2 - open passwords and keys

3 - delete login keyring

4 - then generate a new keyring password by pressing plus sign

watch these step in this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEOGoucbAqU

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Stupid question: what is the keyring password. - After getting the message, that your current password does not match keyring (very old resource), I tried to create a new keyring password, but after doing this, neither my old user password, nor the new keyring password, nor the keyring's name let me allow being logged in. So I needed to log in as root and change my user password again.

bairfed gravatar imagebairfed ( 2016-09-14 14:59:39 -0500 )edit
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answered 2012-08-18 06:24:45 -0500

cubiq gravatar image

Try to delete (or better rename) the files in the ~/.gnome2/keyrings directory

mv ~/.gnome2/keyrings/login.keyring ~/.gnome2/keyrings/login.keyringold
mv ~/.gnome2/keyrings/user.keystore ~/.gnome2/keyrings/user.keystoreold

logout and login again.

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