Description of the issue:
This problem happened on a Raspberry Pi 4, 8GB, completely updated Bookworm (64-bit).
The problem started after the keyring package was installed during a normal update. I didn’t notice that this new package was being installed and therefor never investigated it.
I’ve been prompted for a keyring password for a few reboots now, over a month or so. (I don’t restart my RPi very often so it will sit idle for a week sometimes. Before this problem, I could kill the prompt by hitting the “X”, but this time the prompt wouldn’t go away. This is when I actually entered the password data. I entered the keyring password. From then on, Brave wouldn’t start.
I tried a cursory attempt to get rid of the keyring password information. First, I tried removing the .gnupg directory and it’s contents. I also tried renaming packages.microsoft.gpg but was not allowed to. Lastly, I tried uninstalling the Brave Browser keyring and repository files but decided not to because I would have to remove the Brave browser itself, which I didn’t want to do yet. Hope I didn’t do anything really silly by mucking with those files and directories. (I’m not sure why I can’t call my own actions s t u p i d, but I couldn’t submit the problem report with it.)
I saw that trusted.gpg.d was mentioned in the search results for “keyring” (IIRC). I could not locate trusted.gpg.d after searching the entire file system, believing that it would contain relevant information.
Sorry for taking awhile to decide to ask for help.
How can this issue be reproduced?
- I’m not exactly sure. I haven’t tried doing anything destructive after the actions in the issue description.
I want Brave to start. Also, I’d like to not use the keyring, at least until I know what it is. I’d also like to keep the current tabs, which is why I’ve avoided uninstalling/reinstalling the whole thing. I’m just not sure how to do that.
Is there some form of “fix these packages” command line option that I don’t know about?
If all else fails and I have to reinstall Brave and the keyring stuff, I can, but I’d still rather save the tabs for the potential reinstalled packages.
Brave Version( check
Keyring package is 1.16.
After searching the web, there doesn’t seem to be much applicable information on the keyring. I’m not sure if it is better to use it or not. Also, if I have to use it, how often am I going to be prompted for the keyring password? Does it need to be the same as your login password, or not? Kind of nice to know since I blindly entered the password and not knowing anything about it.