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Old 06-24-2014, 07:55 AM   #1
purple52
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Unlocking Keyring


Hi all, Looking for advice for disabling message box asking for password to unlock keyring when OS boots up. I'm running Mint 15 on a Compac 6910p with 2GB of RAM with a 80GB HD. It is not dual boot system.On install I requested that OS automatically login. Any advice greatly appreciated.

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Old 06-24-2014, 08:39 AM   #2
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Either disable autologin, or you have to manually unlock the keyring. Either or, not both. Someone has to provide a password to allow packages to do things as root. It's a very basic security precaution. Without it, any malware could take over your machine easily. Deal with it. It's already a compromise, since without unlocking the keyring, you would have to enter a password everytime any app needed it, and would be entering many passwords every session.

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