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Shutdown stops as gnome-keyring-daemon not responding [SOLVED]

Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:51 pm
by ron_h
LMDE Cinnamon 64bit (installed about 1 year ago ; all updates applied)

A couple of days ago, shutdown stopped as gnome-keyring-daemon was not responding. I've been running for about a year and had not seen this before. Now happens on every shutdown. The 'shutdown anyway' option works, but that means I have to wait till the 'not responding' screen pops up. I've looked at the LM forums and it seems this feechur has been around for months, though mostly reported on LM main edition not on LMDE. I've tried some of the suggested 'fixes' but no success. In particular, gnome-keyring-daemon is NOT in my Startup Applications, so I can't remove it, and 'sudo purge-old-kernels' says there is no such command.

Solution for LMDE Cinnamon 64bit would be welcome.

Ron

Re: Shutdown stops as gnome-keyring-daemon not responding

Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:25 pm
by AZgl1500
Open Terminal

issue this command shutdown 0

All files will be pushed to the HDD and the keyring daemon will be ignored.

Works every-time for me, and what is better, the next reboot the keyring daemon is usually gone.
I rarely see it anymore.

18.3 Cinnamon here

Re: Shutdown stops as gnome-keyring-daemon not responding

Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:13 pm
by ron_h
Thanks for the idea, sadly it didn't work ...

I had to sudo shutdown 0

I agree that on the next bootup, I was able to shutdown cleanly, no gnome-keyring-daemon issue.

BUT on the bootup after that, shutdown had its gnome-keyring-daemon issue again.

Ron

Re: Shutdown stops as gnome-keyring-daemon not responding

Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 8:23 pm
by AZgl1500
odd that you had to use Sudo,
I never have....

I am using 18.3 Cinnamon if that makes any difference?

but in any event, it does circumvent that ugly daemon.

Re: Shutdown stops as gnome-keyring-daemon not responding

Posted: Tue May 01, 2018 6:31 pm
by ron_h
I've investigated a bit : it appears gnome-keyring was installed on my system as part of the latest SkypeforLinux update which I installed a couple of days ago. If I try to remove gnome-keyring, SkypeforLinux will be removed as well..

The good news is that since the latest update, I don't need to sign in to SkypeforLinux every time I boot the system. The bad news is (as I said in the first post for this thread), shutdown no longer works because of gnome-keyring-daemon not responding.

So, it seems I'm stuck with gnome-keyring. I am looking for a way to get it to -er- cooperate with shutdown on a LMDE Cinnamon 64bit system.

Ron

Re: Shutdown stops as gnome-keyring-daemon not responding

Posted: Tue May 01, 2018 7:29 pm
by ron_h
After more research in the LM forums, I've found a solution that seems to be working for me (so far at least).

Install the Session Manager applet and use that instead of the Menu 'Quit' button to shut down.

Go to System Settings-Preferences-Applets then select 'Available applets (online)' then find and select 'Session Manager' and install it. Select 'Installed applets' and select 'Session Manager' then 'add to panel'. The icon will now be on the RH side of the panel. Use it to shut down from now onward.

Ron