Re: gnome-keyring password change
- From: Natxo Asenjo <natxo asenjo gmail com>
- To: Stef <stef memberwebs com>
- Cc: seahorse-list gnome org, gnome-keyring-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: gnome-keyring password change
- Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2010 09:20:20 +0200
On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 11:40 PM, Stef <stef memberwebs com> wrote:
> On 07/22/2010 10:38 PM, Adam Schreiber wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 4:29 PM, Natxo Asenjo <natxo asenjo gmail com> wrote:
>>> maybe a stupid question, but is it possible to synchronize the login
>>> system password with the seahorse keyring password?
>> Unfortunately not. When you change your password with passwd, there's
>> no trigger for PAM to tell gnome-keyring to decrypt and then
>> re-encrypt your keyring. PAM also doesn't pass through the new
>> password or the old one.
> I think this is only the case when the root user changes the password
> via 'passwd user'.
yes, this was my problem. If I change it from my user account, it
works as it should.
> In any case of the program that is used to change the password loads PAM
> and initializes it properly then gnome-keyring will pick up on the
> change and automatically change the login keyring's master password.
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