Re: [Usability] Confusion between Wi-Fi access point passwords and keyring passwords

В Пнд, 14/12/2009 в 21:43 +0100, Milan Bouchet-Valat пишет:
> Le lundi 14 décembre 2009 à 13:12 +0200, Alex Railean a écrit :
> > Maybe it is a good idea to ask for a keyring password when creating a
> > new user, so all these things happen in "one place".
> > 
> > I won't be surprised if people will use the same password for the
> > keyring as the one for their user account - if statistics can confirm
> > that, maybe the keyring password shouldn't be asked at all?
> That's what GNOME Keyring PAM integration is here for. I've just tested
> it on Ubuntu with a test account, and it seems that the keyring is
> already using the login password by default. I'm not asked for a
> password keyring when saving the password for e.g. a Nautilus network
> volume.
Actually, it's what 'login' keyring already does for some time.
Unfortunately, making keyrings is poorly documented, so if one's not
familiar with Seahorse, the task is almost impossible. I suppose what
Ubuntu guys did was just use 'login' keyring as the default one.

> I think that's actually a very sane default. Most people don't
> understand much about all this stuff, better not ask them for yet
> another password. Plus, with encrypted home directories or Private
> folders, eCryptfs needs a password too, and works well with the login
> password, integrating with PAM. That's a very common scheme now, needed
> to avoid asking the user for three passwords.
> So I don't really understand if the original problem still applies. Is
> it about an older release of GNOME, or does it affect some distributions
> and not others?

  Alexey "Ktirf" Rusakov
  GNOME Project
  ALT Linux Team

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