Skype requires keyring but keyring doesnt seem to work

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 15:06:24 UTC 2018


On Wed, 7 Nov 2018 at 16:01, Wade Smart <wadesmart at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I use skype for certain clients.
> After installing and before I could use it the
> create keyring box came up. I created a password
> and then went on. Now, each time the keyring comes
> up it will not accept the password. And while skype is
> on the notice comes up every few minutes asking for
> keyring access. I do not have a single other app that
> has ever asked for access to keyring. How can you
> error check this?

Do you know what version of Skype you're running?

MS just killed off the old version and the new one isn't that stable yet.

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/11/02/in_memorandum_skype_classic/

I very rarely use it on Linux but I do on macOS and basically every
time I load the app, there's an update.

I would not be at all surprised if something has broken.


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