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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 ...
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- 06-24-2014 #1
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- Jul 2013
- 06-25-2014 #2
i remember i once simply pressed enter in the password fields, meaning blank or no password, when the keyring dialog came up the very first time.
the keyring app then threw a warning, but after that it did not bother me anymore.
be warned that this is insecure.
i also remember that it wasn't easy/possible to achieve this afterwards (i.e. changing the password to blank after it has been set).
- 06-25-2014 #3
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- 06-26-2014 #5
we forgot to mention that the keyring is a security/convenience feature that is independent of the user login.
enabling auto login does not mean that you never have to enter any passwords anymore.
- 06-29-2014 #6
you can set the keyring password to blank.
Go to System/Preferences/Passwords and Encryption Keys, right click the Login and click Change Password. Put in your old password and leave the new one blank.