How do I recovery my keyring password in 9.10

Asked by M. Parchem on 2010-01-16

 How do I recovery or reset the password to the nm-applet in 9.10 ? Computer genesis teenager set it and now can't remember it.

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Ubuntu gnome-keyring Edit question
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M. Parchem
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2010-01-21
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2010-01-21
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2010-01-16
Mitch Towner (kermiac) said : #1

Hi M. Parchem,
Gotta love genius teenagers, eh? :) Luckily there is an easy fix.

Open up a terminal (Goto Applications --> Accessories --> Terminal.
Now copy & paste the following 2 commands into your terminal. This will delete your default keyring password.

cd ~/.gnome2/keyrings
rm default.keyring

Now you will need to reboot. After rebooting, connect to your wireless network. You will need to enter your wireless encyption key (the password to connect to your wireless network - as set in your router). After entering the key for your wireless network, you will be prompted to choose a new password for your default keying.

Mitch Towner (kermiac) said : #2

Hi M. Parchem,
Did this resolve the issue for you? Awaiting your reply. Thanks in advance

M. Parchem (mparchem) said : #3

This worked perfect !! thank you for your help.