Xubuntu Chromium Prompts Unlock Keyring

(This was written for 12.04.)

Quash an annoying annoyance! https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-keyring/+bug/1022322

The file causing the problem is /etc/xdg/autostart/gnome-keyring-pkcs11.desktop . So:

sudo leafpad /etc/xdg/autostart/gnome-keyring-pkcs11.desktop

The line:

OnlyShowIn=GNOME;Unity
should be changed to
OnlyShowIn=GNOME;Unity;XFCE

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5 Responses to Xubuntu Chromium Prompts Unlock Keyring

  1. paul says:

    hi there, i have had this problem for some time and i have tried the above solution with no success but i did have my own work around and installed srware iron browser, its essentially the same thing… and for some reason it doesn’t have the same problem….
    i know chromium and srware iron browser are not the same thing…. for the record..

  2. thatmaheshrs says:

    just fyi: this did not work for me on xubuntu 13.10. 😦

    on a different note, google chrome’s assumption that linux implies gnome and therefore using the gnome-keyring is pretty stupid, I feel.

    • fleamour says:

      Yes, information dates faster then a fast thing on the internet. Hope you find a solution, I stopped using Xubuntu around 12.04.

      • thatmaheshrs says:

        Hey, thanks for the reply and update. Just curious: what distro did you switch to? 🙂

        BTW, can I request you to look through my blog and post any constructive comments you may have? Greatly appreciate your help on that.

        Thx!

  3. fleamour says:

    Switched my laptop to a, somewhat, experimental openSUSE 12.3 (now 13.1) on rolling release repos (Tumbleweed.) Hopefully I’ll never have to reinstall again, till it breaks! Proven to be a double edged sword, things get fixed but also encounter regressive bugz. My desktop/tower still on 12.04 LTS steady as a rock.

Holler!!!

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