Re: gnome-keyring password change

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:
>>> hi,
>>> 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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