How to change passphrase on gnome-keyring?
mjs at ces.clemson.edu
Mon Jan 8 02:59:47 UTC 2007
On Sat, 6 Jan 2007, David Jansen wrote:
> Thanks for pointing me to pam-keyring-tool (btw, it's in /usr/libexec so
> not in the standard path). However, from the --help output I see nothing
> that allows one to change the password, so it may not be what I was
> looking for.
Yep, you're right. I spoke from memory. They say the memory is the
second thing to go...
> I did find a patched set of keyring utilities at
> but these are based on an older version of gnome-keyring so I'm
> reluctant to install them (well, I'm always reluctant to replace parts
> of Fedora Core). But if such a patch exists, it may be time to file a
> request for enhancement in bugzilla.
I say go for it. If I have a few minutes at some point, I'll see if the
patch at heka applies.
> David Jansen
> On Thu, Jan 04, 2007 at 09:30:56PM -0500, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
>> On Thu, 4 Jan 2007, David Jansen wrote:
>>> Is it possible (and how!) to change the passphrase of an existing
>>> keyring in the gnome-keyring. The reason I want to do this: pam_keyring
>>> can unlock the keyring if the passwords are identical, and I wanted to
>>> start the new year with a frssh, secure new password.
>>> However, I cannot find the option to change the passphrase anywhere in
>>> gnome, gnome-keyring-manager, gconf etc (FC6 i386 system)
>> pam-keyring-tool is part of the pam_keyring RPM.
>> $ /usr/libexec/pam-keyring-tool --help
>> pam-keyring-tool [OPTION...]
>> Help Options:
>> -?, --help Show help options
>> Application Options:
>> -u, --unlock Unlock Keyring
>> -g, --get-default Get Default Keyring
>> -s, --use-stdin Use stdin for Password Prompt
>> --keyring=name Name of Keyring
>> Matthew Saltzman
>> Clemson University Math Sciences
>> mjs AT clemson DOT edu
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