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paruhang 01-21-2012 02:54 AM

enter password for default keyring to unlock
iam using centOS and new to linux. when i want to connect my wireless router after giving password of router such messages appery,

the application 'networkmanager applet' (/usr/bin/nm-applet) wants access to the default keyring, but it is locked.

and i was not able to connect with my wireless rounte. what is default keyring and how can i unlocked.

any kinds of suggestions / ideas are accepted.

jschiwal 01-21-2012 08:38 PM

The NM wants to store the WPA passphrase for you in the key chain, so you only need to remember one password in the future. The password for the keychain. You only need to unlock it once per session. You can either setup the keychain with a password to unlock it and let nm store the WPA passphrase, or cancel and use the passphrase directly.

Of course, the passphrase for the router needs to be correct, and there could be other reasonably why authentication fails.
I don't use Gnome, and don't know the name of the keychain setup tool, but you can find it easily in the menu. Set up the keychain, so you can concentrate on the wireless problem.

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