If you're using XFCE and would like to use Gnome's Keyring to store Chromium passwords, you could start chromium with the following options.
$ chromium --password-store=gnome
(You'll should also install the
However if you want to make this change persistent, you need to set
CHROMIUM_FLAGS so it'll get set every time you launch XFCE. Here is one such
$ cat ~/.config/xfce4/xinitrc export CHROMIUM_FLAGS="$CHROMIUM_FLAGS --password-store=gnome" . /etc/xdg/xfce4/xinitrc
Note that changing
~/.bashrc is not enough as the XFCE desktop environment
doesn't read it at the beginning of new sessions. I read forum poststs
instructing others to edit a local copy of
/etc/xdg/xfce4/xinitrc, but I
don't want a stale copy when Debian inevitably updates the original file. It's
also important to put your change before the final "
." line because the
xinitrc script won't return execution until the XFCE session
completes, if at all.
Once you've made the change, log out then back in. Check the following URL in chromium:
Your new setting should be listed among the default flags.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015
Author: Andrew Engelbrecht