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Ubuntu: "Unlock login keyring" message "the password you use to log in your computer no longer matches that of your login keyring"

Resetting all the keyring passwords: 

Navigate to Places > Home. Press ctrlh to view "hidden files". Navigate to .gnome2 > keyrings and deletelogin.keyring


Using the same keyring (resetting keyring password but keeping old passwords in keyring):


1) Make a backup of the keyring cd ~/.local/share/keyrings/ cp login.keyring login.keyring.backup and after that delete login.keyring file rm ~/.local/share/keyrings/login.keyring 2) Create a new keyring file from Gnome Keyring with the name "login" 3) Replace the new keyring file with the backup of the old keyring file cd ~/.local/share/keyrings/ mv login.keyring.backup login.keyring Note: before Ubuntu 12.10 the path to the keyrings folder was~/.gnome2/keyrings/instead of ~/.local/share/keyrings/