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Auto unlock Gnome Keyring on login

asked 2015-09-13 04:43:35 -0500

Mykola gravatar image

updated 2015-09-13 10:21:22 -0500

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How to automatically unlock gnome keyring on login when using Automatic login?

I find entering password to unlock keyring (which is the same exact password as the user password) sort of makes no point in using Automatic Login feature. I simply have to enter my password in a different field every time I log in.

Since I'm using LVM+LUKS setup, I figured entering the key to unlock LUKS every time i boot my PC is secure enough for me since I'm the only user on this PC. Or do i miss the point here?

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answered 2015-09-13 16:27:47 -0500

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This is really not a smart thing to do.

Malicious software can probably find a way to access the file then all your passwords would be read as plain text.

Anyway, this source, says https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/... ,

Automatic login

If you are using automatic login, then you can disable the keyring manager by setting a blankpassword on the login keyring.

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