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libpam-gnome-keyring and gdm-autologin

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The libpam-gnome-keyring package is supposed to “automatically be used by GDM and gnome-screensaver to unlock your keyrings when logging in and when unlocking the screen saver“.

To speedup the boot process, I have configured my system to automatically login, and then lock the screen by running gnome-screensaver-command –lock.

Now, normally when you automatically login, libpam-gnome-keyring never receives the password necessary to unlock the “login” keyring (already filed as ubuntu bug #137247 and gnome bug #506356). However, since I do enter my password to unlock the screen, it should work fine (as described here). But it doesn’t…

Written by azimout

13/01/2009 at 17:56

Posted in Problems

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