Richard Kleeman kleeman at
Sun Jul 23 15:53:37 BST 2006

I use it on Dapper to avoid this "problem" and it is still a little 
flakey albeit better than constantly filling in passwords ;-). I am 
under the impression that Network Manager 0.7 will have its own password 
support rather than using pam thereby avoiding this issue.

Mattias Eriksson wrote:
> Since NetworkManager uses the gnome-keyring I get to enter a extra
> password everytime I login (and the network is in range). This is not a
> big issue, but it feels strange since I just entered my password. pam
> keyring is a pam module that solves this by trying to unlock the keyring
> using the login password just entered. From a usability point of view it
> feels like the right thing to do. However, I haven't looked at it from a
> security point of view, so I don't know how that would be affected. 
> Anyway, I just wanted to point a little spotlight at this project and
> hope to see it in edgy...
> //Snaggen

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