Unlock Network Manager Keyring at Login
With Ubuntu Hardy this procedure is no longer necessary.
Hardy already unlocks the keyring provided you do not change your
login password after the keyring entry is created.
Have you ever wondered how to
from entering your keyring password each time you boot your laptop up.
I will show you how. The following procedure was
taken from Aaron Lynch's website here.
When using Gnome's Network
all WPA passphrases and WEP keys for encrypted wireless connections are
stored in the Keyring Manager. In order to acess a particular
encrypted wireless connection you must unlock the Keyring Manager.
This can be a nuiscance but there is a work around.
off your login password must be the same as your keyring password.
If your keyring password and login password match then skip
next step. If your keyring password and logon password are
the same then you will have to delete your old keyrings by doing the
- Go to
- Highlight the
keyring you wish to delete and go to Keyring--->Delete Keyring
- Once this is done
you will have to reselect your wireless access point and store the
passphrase or key.
- You will then be
asked to create a keyring password, make sure it matches your login
Install the libpam-keyring
package. Enter the following in a terminal.
sudo apt-get -y install libpam-keyring
You will then need
to edit the gdm text file
bring up the Gedit text editor. Add the following line to the
end of the file.
file and exit. Next time you login you will not have to enter
your password to unlock the keyring.