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locked keyring with locked keyboard

Postby belton.vip on Thu Jul 29, 2010 8:44 pm

i had this problem once before, but can't remember where i found the solution. when booting up i get a pop up--keyring locked, but the keyboard is also locked. the solution is simple, i remember that much. I'm directly connected, so i haven't setup wireless yet. I'm using mint 9 64 bit.




thanks in advance.
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Re: locked keyring with locked keyboard

Postby dawgdoc on Thu Jul 29, 2010 9:02 pm

I found this regarding the locked keyring
Was able to resolve by going into my home ./gnome2/keyrings folder and deleting the files.


For a locked keyboard I found a solution here, this gently/safely restarts the computer.
There is a post elsewhere that describes what each key does, but it definately works OK - even when the keyboard doesn't seem to respond.
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Re: locked keyring with locked keyboard

Postby belton.vip on Fri Jul 30, 2010 7:51 am

thanks for the quick response, but it didn't work, my keyboard is still locked. like i said, i had the problem before, but can't remember what i did to fix it. i really need to write things down. :D


again, thanks for the help.
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Re: locked keyring with locked keyboard

Postby belton.vip on Fri Jul 30, 2010 8:18 am

o.k., i found it--<ctrl><atl><backspace>. i knew it was simple.


thanks, for the help.
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