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PAM module to unlock the GNOME keyring upon login

gnome-keyring is a daemon in the session, similar to ssh-agent, and other applications can use it to store passwords and other sensitive information.

This package contains a PAM module that will automatically unlock the keyrings using your login password, making gnome-keyring usage transparent without losing its security benefits.

When installed, this module will automatically be used by GDM and gnome-screensaver to unlock your keyrings when logging in and when unlocking the screen saver.

Package version:2.22.3-2


gnome-keyring is a program that keep password and other secrets for
users. It is run as a damon in the session, similar to ssh-agent, and
other applications locate it via an environment variable or a dbus.

The program can manage several keyrings, each with its own master
password, and there is also a session keyring which is never stored to
disk, but forgotten when the session ends.

The library 


pam_gnome_keyring for Debian

The default PAM configuration for GDM and gnome-screensaver already 
uses pam_gnome_keyring.

If you want the default password to be correctly changed together with 
the login password, you need to add the following line to 
    password        optional

If you want to start gnome_ke


Changes in version 2.22.3 are:
* Better initization of (non-crypto) random number generator. 
* Build fixes [margali, John Ralls]

Changes in version 2.22.2 are:
* Streamline the importing of keys and make the proper prompts show up
  consistently. Better fixes for this to come in 2.24.x
* Don't show 'location' field in most password prompts.
* Return serial number of certificates properly to requ


gnome-keyring (2.22.3-2) unstable; urgency=low

  * 02_dbus_crash.patch: patch from upstream to fix 


=== gnome-keyring 2.22.3 ===

2008-05-26  Stef Walter  <>

	* NEWS: Release versi


file format fix:
 hash whole attibname + value
 don't store hash to verify decrypt. Instead check at


Main authors:
Alexander Larsson <>
Stef Walter <>




This package was debianized by Ondřej Surý <> on
Tue, 23 Mar 2004 12:21:43 +0100.

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