Beginner Q3: Is there a way of permanently unlocking the keyring?

Fred Roller froller at
Sun Jan 17 14:38:50 UTC 2010

Brian McKee wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 4:30 AM, Thomas Blasejewicz
> <thomas at> wrote:
>> Good evening
>> I have set "system - administration - login" to automatically login.
>> Yet, every time I start the computer I am asked to "unlock the keyring".
>> Searching the official documentation I could not find anything.
> If your login in password is the same as your keyring password, you
> will never be asked to unlock the keyring.
> Brian
I concur with Brian.  As long as the password is blank /or/ the same as 
your user, the keyring will not prompt you for a password.  Don't let 
anyone tell you otherwise, check the archive for extensive discussions 
on the subject.


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