Bug 437863 - key ring prompt inadequate
key ring prompt inadequate
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nautilus (Show other bugs)
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athlon Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub 'Livio' Rusinek
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-03-17 15:41 EDT by Jon Camilleri
Modified: 2008-03-17 17:58 EDT (History)
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Description Jon Camilleri 2008-03-17 15:41:28 EDT
Description of problem:  Nautilus key-ring password prompt is being displayed 
even though I am keying in the password that I had keyed in.  When I select 
Deny a couple of times another dialog is displayed and I can login.
Confusing.

Why does it keep prompting for a 'keyring' password?  


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How reproducible:
Within the GUI, I select the option Places > Connect to server, and update IP 
address and share name to connect to a windows share.

Nautilus first prompted me for a keyring password however, when it prompts me 
again it seems as if I'm keying in the wrong password because it keeps 
prompting again.

I select Deny, another dialog is displayed and after keying in the logon 
credentials for the windows pc (windows share), I can browse successfully.


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Comment 1 Jakub 'Livio' Rusinek 2008-03-17 16:32:43 EDT
and you're sure nautilus-share is related to this bug?
Comment 2 Jon Camilleri 2008-03-17 16:46:33 EDT
No, but I'm not sure where to find that out.

Comment 3 Jon Camilleri 2008-03-17 16:47:58 EDT
I've also noted that even though I select 'Remember password forever' nautilus 
keeps prompting me for the password, somehow.

RedHat is running on a VMWare Workstation.
Comment 4 Jakub 'Livio' Rusinek 2008-03-17 16:59:10 EDT
I'll be rude: you didn't guessed the component correctly.
nautilus-share is extension to nautilus, which enables you one-click sharing
through samba.

still want to keep this bug here?

you better change component to nautilus (because you've used only nautilus), or
directly into gnome-keyring (because it is responsible for keeping passwords).

next time check if you have package, you want to bless, installed with "rpm -q
package" (; .
Comment 5 Jon Camilleri 2008-03-17 17:40:23 EDT
ok thanks

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