[ubuntu-uk] Passwords in Gnome keyring

Robert McWilliam rmcw at allmail.net
Tue Jan 17 15:44:16 UTC 2012

On Tue, Jan 17, 2012, at 03:02 PM, Paul Tansom wrote:
> Following reading a recent blog post [1] I decided it really is time I
> sorted out a better way of logging into my email with Mutt. My plan
> was/is to store the password in the Gnome Keyring as a central placed
> used for other passwords. Sadly I can't find a way of accessing that
> password from the CLI. From my research it seems that it is not yet
> possible to do so, but I thought it worth a quick post in case
> somebody knows of a way to do it.

A while ago I made plans to tidy up the various passwords I've got
stored in .muttrc and other dot files. 

I haven't yet gotten any further than bookmarking a tutorial on
interacting with gnome keyring from python:

Given that you're looking along the same lines now might be the time for
me to get further than that...

Robert McWilliam     rmcw at allmail.net    www.ormiret.com

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