Results 1 to 1 of 1

Thread: HOW TO: Reset keyring password

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Powell River, BC, Canada
    Beans
    208

    HOW TO: Reset keyring password

    Note to myself: When this how-to is approved and published delete the following comment. Then link to this how-to. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.p...89#post8966489


    REQUIEREMENTS
    Ubuntu 8.04.x LTS desktop edition


    ISSUE
    You're trying to change your Keyring password but the following error message is output.
    Couldn’t change keyring password.
    Access Denied
    You tried every possible passwords including your Ubuntu administrator password but none are working.


    STEPS TO RESET YOUR KEYRING PASSWORD
    Go to APPLICATIONS -> ACCESSORIES -> PASSWORD AND ENCRYPTION KEYS

    Go to EDIT menu -> PREFERENCES option

    Highlight the LOGIN AUTOMATICALLY UNLOCKED WHEN USER LOGS IN entry.

    Click on REMOVE KEYRING button.

    Click on OK button.

    Click on ADD KEYRING button.

    Type in a NEW KEYRING NAME. For example MY NEW KEYRING. This name could be anything.

    Type in a PASSWORD and CONFIRM PASSWORD. Usually the same as your Ubuntu admin password. But it could be anything. A complex password is safer. Such as mixing letters, numbers and symbols. Note that you will need to remember this password in future if Ubuntu asks your keyring.

    Click on CLOSE button.

    You new keyring has been saved.

    At the same time a new DEFAULT keyring as been created. To test this go to APPLICATIONS -> ACCESSORIES -> PASSWORD AND ENCRYPTION KEYS

    Go to EDIT menu -> PREFERENCES option

    Under the section PASSWORD KEYRING you should see your new keyring in there and another one title DEFAULT.

    At the bottom of this window make sure that LOCATION FOR APPLICATION PASSWORD is set to DEFAULT. Find below attached screenshot to clarify final result.

    Click on CLOSE button.

    That's it you're done.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	keyring.jpg 
Views:	21 
Size:	81.1 KB 
ID:	150111  

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •