Skype requires keyring but keyring doesnt seem to work

Wade Smart wadesmart at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 17:18:12 UTC 2018


Skype triggers keyring to create a password when I initially installed.
I was talking about uninstalling keyring.

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On Wed, Nov 7, 2018 at 10:57 AM Peter Flynn <peter at silmaril.ie> wrote:
>
> On 07/11/2018 16:33, Wade Smart wrote:
> [...]
> > Does discord to video?
>
> I believe so.
>
> > It asked me to create a password - so I did.
>
> You mean Discord? Or Skype?
>
> > I have tried the one I created and my system password.
> > Neither work.
>
> Bummer.
>
> > Ive looked at  tutorials about uninstalling it but its not completely
> > clear what if anything it would break in doing so.
>
> AFAIK nothing. If you uninstall Skype then it gets uninstalled. What the
> keyring manage does with the key data is opaque to me, as it is intended
> to be. I suspect it keeps it so if you reinstall Skype you'll be back
> where you started.
>
> If this is the Gnome2 kayring manager, perhaps this helps:
>
> https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=796410&page=2
>
> > If I still didnt have a lot of MS based clients - I wouldnt be using
> > skype either.
>
> It's a problem. Everyone in business bitches about it, but no-one is
> prepared to make the move.
>
> ///Peter
>
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