FS#74858 - [lightdm] when autologin enabled, log shows warning "gkr-pam no password is available for user"

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Manuel Barrio Linares (kIERO) - Thursday, 26 May 2022, 15:45 GMT
Last edited by Toolybird (Toolybird) - Friday, 29 July 2022, 04:42 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
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Votes 1
Private No


"gkr-pam no password is available for user" message in the logs, when autologin is enabled.

Additional info:
* lightdm 1.30.0-4

Steps to reproduce:
1- Enable autologin
2- Check journalctl

Solved in bug report, https://github.com/canonical/lightdm/issues/178

the culprit is pam_gnome_keyring.so just go to /etc/pam.d/lightdm-autologin and remove pam_gnome_keyring.so
(file to modify https://github.com/archlinux/svntogit-packages/blob/packages/lightdm/trunk/lightdm-autologin.pam#L9 )
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Closed by  Toolybird (Toolybird)
Friday, 29 July 2022, 04:42 GMT
Reason for closing:  Not a bug
Additional comments about closing:  See comments
Comment by Toolybird (Toolybird) - Friday, 29 July 2022, 04:42 GMT
Hmm, linked report says you're on Manjaro? Arch doesn't change upstream config files unless there is a good reason to (and this isn't a good reason). lightdm wiki entry mentions gnome-keyring. Surely the solution here is to just edit your own config file?