2 problems with Lucid

Alain Muls alain.muls at telenet.be
Wed Nov 24 12:00:07 UTC 2010

Hi All,

On 24 November 2010 11:54, <ubuntu-users-request at lists.ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 5:16 AM, Alain Muls <alain.muls at telenet.be> wrote:
> > 1. From time to time Lucid logs me out when I leave my PC unattended?
> > I cannot find any regularity in there, but when I get back from
> > teaching courses, sometimes all is OK, sometimes I have to log in
> > again.
> It doesn't log you out. The screen-saver is password-protected. Change
> this setting by going to "System - Preferences - Screensaver" and
> unticking "Lock screen...".

It does log me out, I am back in gdm and have to select the user and
enter the password.
All applications are thus closed and I have to restart where I left off.

> > 2. I changed my password (tried it using GUI as well as CLI), but
> > since I had chosen the "unsafe option" for the keyring, I have now to
> > enter my old password to unlock the keyring. Where can I change the
> > password for the keyring?
> Change the keyring password by going to "System - Preferences -
> Passwords and Encryption Keys", right-clicking on the keyring, and
> selecting "Change password".

I cannot find the "System - Preferences - Passwords and Encryption
Keys" item in the menu.
There is a User and groups item, and that is where I changed my
password using the GUI.


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