Skype requires keyring but keyring doesnt seem to work

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Wed Nov 7 17:29:01 UTC 2018


On Wed, 7 Nov 2018 at 17:19, Wade Smart <wadesmart at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Skype triggers keyring to create a password when I initially installed.
> I was talking about uninstalling keyring.

Try this.  It is old but still worked last time I tried.
http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2013/07/disable-unlock-login-keyring-ubuntu-13-04/

On the other hand if it is that keyring then your system password
should unlock it.

Colin

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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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