Using Keyring in Firefox/Thunderbird

Kenneth Loafman kenneth at
Thu Nov 8 23:11:40 UTC 2007

Scott (angrykeyboarder) wrote:
> Kenneth Loafman spake thusly on 293609080 ::
>> The keyring is already open since the network-manager has requested the
>> password.  Would it be possible to use that as the security device in
>> Firefox and Thunderbird so that those passwords don't have to be entered
>> over and over?
> ????
> Firefox and Thunderbird are able to save passwords in and of
> themselves........

That's exactly the point.  They should use the central keyring which
you've already opened.  Then you would not have to have a password to
authenticate Firefox, Thunderbird, or anyone else.


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