Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 596973
gnome-keyring-daemon not starting ssh subcomponent after F12 -> F13 upgrade
Last modified: 2015-03-03 17:48:36 EST
Description of problem:
After an F-12 -> F-13 upgrade using preupgrade, gnome-keyring-daemon was only running with the "secrets" component. So for example, ssh-add was not working.
I did some investigation and it turned out that I had *no* gconf entries for gnome-keyring-daemon, whereas it's expecting the following keys:
I re-ran (as root) the gconf registration that is in the postinstall script in the RPM:
export GCONF_CONFIG_SOURCE=`gconftool-2 --get-default-source`
gconftool-2 --makefile-install-rule /etc/gconf/schemas/gnome-keyring.schemas
and then everything was fine after logout/login.
I checked in my /root/upgrade.log and there were no errors related to gconf or gnome-keyring.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
There was a change in autostart desktop files:
Make sure they're correctly installed and enabled during session startup.
One other thing - what desktop environment do you use? There were known problems when user was not running GNOME or LXDE or XFCE.
I'm using GNOME. The desktop files were installed and enabled, but the point is that the SSH one for example has this:
so without the GConf key it wasn't starting (even though it was in the session startup list).
Apologies if this is unrelated.
My system was also a F12 to F13 upgrade, but it's been working fine since it was upgraded.
Yum has downloaded and installed:
and now "ssh-add" reports:
Could not open a connection to your authentication agent.
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