How do I get rid of the keyring password prompt in kubuntu?

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How do I get rid of the keyring password prompt in kubuntu?

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James Henstridge (jamesh) said :

Hi Kestutis,

The UbuntuOne client uses gnome-keyring to store your credentials, and gnome-keyring is not well integrated into KDE. Eventually we plan on improving the client to allow it to use KDE's wallet functionality that would provide better integration (see bug 418983 for details), but I can give you some information on how things currently function.

There are two ways gnome-keyring can store the credentials:

1. a keyring called "default" that the user must unlock manually with a password (this is the case where you get manual password prompts).

2. a keyring called "login" that is encrypted using your login password. This keyring is unlocked via PAM (pluggable authentication modules).

Currently (2) works on Ubuntu because the Gnome login manager's PAM configuration loads up the keyring modules. I don't think this happens with the KDE login manager's PAM configuration so things fall back to (1).

If you'd like to try and get KDM to load up the PAM modules I can give you some pointers, but if it is just a mild annoyance it might be better to wait until we add KWallet support.

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Eric Polin (eric-polin) said :

I would be very interested in your directions to ativate the login keyring.
I have just moved to Kubuntu 12.04 from Ubuntu 10.10, which, except for this missing integration, does exactly what I want: not be distracted by irrelevant matters or delays.
One password to encrypt my HD and backups, log in and access my keyring really is the maximum, as I already have distinct passwords at my clients, banks, various internet accounts, mobile phones, etc.
Please don't put barreers inside Shangri-La: it has already been difficult enough to get there! :-)

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