Skype requires keyring but keyring doesnt seem to work

Wade Smart wadesmart at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 16:39:32 UTC 2018


Ive not used it but I cant use that for some clients on their security policy.

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On Wed, Nov 7, 2018 at 10:38 AM Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> 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:
> > >
> > >
> > > 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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