Bug 622541 - Locales and problem with default keyring name
Summary: Locales and problem with default keyring name
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libgnome-keyring
Version: 13
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tomáš Bžatek
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-08-09 16:51 UTC by František Dvořák
Modified: 2015-03-03 22:51 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2011-06-28 14:47:47 UTC

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Description František Dvořák 2010-08-09 16:51:13 UTC
Description of problem:
When using some locale (cs_CZ.utf8 in this case), new keyring created by applications don't work - applications can't use it and always initialize a new keyring instead. The problem is probably with the national characters in keyring name (like "Výchozí", which means "default" in English).

The name of the keyring wasn't shown in seahorse in this case, but the keyring file was named correctly (~/.gnome/keyrings/výchozí.keyring).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. switch to cs_CZ.UTF8 locale
2. rm -f ~/.gnome2/keyrings/*
3. connect to any secured wireless network using NetworkManager applet, enter the passwords
4. connect to the secured wireless network again
Actual results:
On second connection, the password is required again. Another keyring file is created.

Expected results:
Re-using the keyring already initialized in step 3.

Additional info:
Can be workarounded by editing /etc/xdg/autostart/nm-applet.desktop, replacing the Exec line (but nm-applet then speaks English):

Exec=bash -c 'LC_ALL=C LANG=C nm-applet --sm-disable'

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