Skype requires keyring but keyring doesnt seem to work

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 16:36:31 UTC 2018


Google hangouts does acceptable video, entirely browser based.

Clin
On Wed, 7 Nov 2018 at 16:34, Wade Smart <wadesmart at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On Wed, Nov 7, 2018 at 10:28 AM Peter Flynn <peter at silmaril.ie> wrote:
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> > On 07/11/2018 14:59, Wade Smart wrote:
> > > I use skype for certain clients.
> >
> > I have managed to get this down to one organisation now, and they are so
> > disgruntled about Skype that I am going to suggest Discord.
> >
> > > After installing and before I could use it the
> > > create keyring box came up. I created a password
> >
> > I *think* that your keyring password is your system password.
> > What you created there could have been your Skype password.
> > I had something similar happen to me last year on some system.
> >
> > > and then went on. Now, each time the keyring comes
> > > up it will not accept the password.
> >
> > Try your system password instead. That should open your keyring, and
> > that will then supply Skype with its 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?
> >
> > Not sure that you can. Keyring is a clever idea, poorly implemented in apps.
> >
> > ///Peter
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> Does discord to video? My son uses it for audio during gaming.
> It asked me to create a password - so I did.
> I have tried the one I created and my system password.
> Neither work.
> Ive looked at  tutorials about uninstalling it but its not completely
> clear what if anything it would break in doing so.
>
> If I still didnt have a lot of MS based clients - I wouldnt be using
> skype either.
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