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thejasondean 05-16-2006 06:56 PM

How to get rid of the gnome keyring ?
 
I was asked by gaim to make a keyring and i gave a pass for it as i thought i would be able to disable it later on.

yet after lots of googling i havn't found anything yet and i'm sick of the idea of having to suply a password to open gaim every time i open it [and for the other apps too].

I tried to delete /home/me/.gnome2/keyring/*
that didn't solve it

i tried to remove the package through yast [i got opensuse 10.1]
yet lots of packages depend on it.

It's so stupid to be forced to use a password manager when you realy don't need one.
If anyone knows a workaround please say so.

At least i can always switch to KDE .....

verdeboy2k 05-17-2006 12:28 PM

why did you need to use a password to run gaim. Gnome keyring is usually configured so that you don't have to keep typing the root password over and over again in a single session... but then it usually asks if you want to use the feature.... I remember (at least in debian) that there was a setting in the admin menu to turn it off.

thejasondean 05-18-2006 02:41 AM

Unfortunately there no such thing in suse.
Or if there is, it's well hidden....

I've been searching for hours about it
but i switched to kde which is also very good.

Hope they'll fix it in the next gnome version.

verdeboy2k 05-18-2006 08:47 AM

is there a package for the gnome-keyring-manager to suse?

thejasondean 05-19-2006 02:08 AM

Yes there is the gnome-keyring-manager which i tried using, but there is no option in the manager to disable the keyring


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