Once again, another Xubuntu desktop box started having troubles with the Gnome keyring manager, with baffling symptoms including a request for a password you don’t know and forgetting passwords you’ve entered correctly.
The solution, much as before, requires at least some of:
- Auto-start Gnome services: Session & Startup -> Advanced -> ×
- Find and delete the keyrings directory: this time it was
- Tweak the contents of
- Reboot that sucker
- Enter passwords as needed, which should be The Last Time you must do that
This keyring problem remains a problem after all these years, because … I haven’t a clue.
At least now I have a list of things to try, which
should might reduce the hassle next time around.