Thanks for the link, I am working through that now. I think that I may have found the error.
In auth.log I have the following :
When I check the environment variables I get :
Dec 8 19:37:49 xxxxx-R720 polkitd(authority=local): Registered Authentication Agent for unix-session:/org/freedesktop/ConsoleKit/Session2 (system bus name :1.19 [/usr/lib/policykit-1-gnome/polkit-gnome-authentication-agent-1], object path /org/gnome/PolicyKit1/AuthenticationAgent, locale en_GB.UTF-8)
Dec 8 19:38:45 xxxxx-R720 gnome-keyring-daemon: couldn't set environment variable in session: The name org.gnome.SessionManager was not provided by any .service files
Dec 8 19:38:45 xxxxx-R720 gnome-keyring-daemon: keyring alias directory: /home/xxxxx/.local/share/keyrings
When I list the actual process id :
and 2453 is not listed
2739 ? 00:00:00 gnome-keyring-d
and the keyring file is So it seems that my environment variables are not being updated. I will read about this now but if anyone can contribute before I get back then I'd be grateful.