[Solved] Chrome browser is locked

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[Solved] Chrome browser is locked

Post by AZgl1500 » Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:19 am

Why do I have to enter my password just to run the Chrome browser?

this is a PITA and is totally unnecessary.

I just now, let the new updates install, one of which was for Chrome, but it did not do away with this aggravating situation.


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Re: Chrome browser is locked

Post by administrollaattori » Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:04 am

You use autologin, so your options are use normal login or set a blank password in the ~/.local/share/keyrings files. The last option is not recommend.

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Re: Chrome browser is locked

Post by catweazel » Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:16 am

AZgl1500 wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:19 am
this is a PITA and is totally unnecessary.
@administrollaattori is correct, but opinions differ on the security risk of setting a blank password. As you use autologon, you need to ask yourself if it's a further security risk to not use the keyring. I use autologon and one of the first things I do is disable the annoying keyring.
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Re: Chrome browser is locked

Post by absque fenestris » Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:33 am

catweazel wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:16 am
AZgl1500 wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:19 am
this is a PITA and is totally unnecessary.
@administrollaattori is correct, but opinions differ on the security risk of setting a blank password. As you use autologon, you need to ask yourself if it's a further security risk to not use the keyring. I use autologon and one of the first things I do is disable the annoying keyring.
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Re: Chrome browser is locked

Post by AZgl1500 » Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:05 am

catweazel wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:16 am
AZgl1500 wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:19 am
this is a PITA and is totally unnecessary.
@administrollaattori is correct, but opinions differ on the security risk of setting a blank password. As you use autologon, you need to ask yourself if it's a further security risk to not use the keyring. I use autologon and one of the first things I do is disable the annoying keyring.
Well, since I am retired, and this laptop never gets out of my view, I deem that it is a PITA and totally unneccessary.

autologon - and that humans are not progressive
tee hee, I had to have Google translate that for me, I thought I understood the Latin, but wasn't sure...

and now I have to ask, how do I edit that file, I can see it, but can't edit it.
I presume it has to be done inside Terminal?
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Re: Chrome browser is locked

Post by administrollaattori » Sun Feb 18, 2018 2:03 pm

AZgl1500 wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:05 am
and now I have to ask, how do I edit that file, I can see it, but can't edit it.
I presume it has to be done inside Terminal?
Close the browser and delete those keyring files and start the browser and set a blank password (enter).

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Re: Chrome browser is locked

Post by AZgl1500 » Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:02 pm

administrollaattori wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 2:03 pm
AZgl1500 wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:05 am
and now I have to ask, how do I edit that file, I can see it, but can't edit it.
I presume it has to be done inside Terminal?
Close the browser and delete those keyring files and start the browser and set a blank password (enter).
ha ha ha,

I was trying to make it hard............

that was a pleasure.... problem solved, thanks.

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