gnome-keyring-3.12.2

Introduction to GNOME Keyring

The GNOME Keyring package contains a daemon that keeps passwords and other secrets for users.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.5 platform.

Package Information

GNOME Keyring Dependencies

Required

D-Bus-1.8.6 and Gcr-3.12.2

Recommended

Optional

libcap-ng, GnuPG-2.0.26, OpenSSH-6.6p1 and Valgrind-3.9.0

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/gnome-keyring

Installation of GNOME Keyring

Install GNOME Keyring by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr     \
            --sysconfdir=/etc \
            --with-pam-dir=/lib/security &&
make

A session bus address is necessary to run the tests. To test the results, issue: make -k check. Some tests fail for unknown reasons.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--with-pam-dir=/lib/security: This switch specifies where the PAM module will be installed.

Contents

Installed Programs: gnome-keyring (symlink), gnome-keyring-3, and gnome-keyring-daemon
Installed Libraries: gnome-keyring-pkcs11.so, pam_gnome_keyring.so, and several under /usr/lib/gnome-keyring/devel
Installed Directory: /usr/lib/gnome-keyring/devel

Short Descriptions

gnome-keyring-daemon

is a session daemon that keeps passwords for users.

Last updated on 2014-05-18 23:40:17 +0000