Bug 1272696 - Autologin prevents keyring unlock
Autologin prevents keyring unlock
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-keyring (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Matthias Clasen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-10-17 14:27 EDT by Boricua
Modified: 2016-12-20 10:02 EST (History)
6 users (show)

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Description Boricua 2015-10-17 14:27:59 EDT
Description of problem:
With autologin enabled, the keyring does not unlock user's passwords.

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How reproducible:
Every time autologin is enabled.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Enable autologin.
2.Reboot the computer.

Actual results:
Several programs depending on password input either crash, freeze or do not respond at all. Evolution keeps asking for email accounts passwords; mailnag crashes, online accounts does not work.

Expected results:
All programs depending on password input to respond automatically with their already stored passwords.

Additional info:
This bug might be related to bug 1269581.
Comment 1 Boricua 2015-10-18 10:16:51 EDT
Today I installed updates 3.18.1-1 for gnome-keyring and gnome-keyring-pam, as well as libgnome-keyring 3.12.0-5. After turning on autologin and restarting my system, the situation remained the same, that is, the bug preventing the unlock of the keyring is still present. So, I turned off autologin again, restarted the system and everything is back to normal.
Comment 2 Boricua 2015-10-23 10:11:40 EDT
Updates 3.18.1-2 for gnome-keyring and gnome-keyring-pam appear to have solved this issue. Good job.
Comment 3 Iban Eguia 2016-06-24 07:02:43 EDT
I confirm this happens also in Fedora 24, and without the autologin feature if the user has no password.
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