Seahorse does not show name or description of gvfs keys

Bug #1144703 reported by Redsandro on 2013-03-04
This bug affects 5 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
seahorse (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

1) Mount a (bunch of) LUKS encrypted 'devices' in Nautilus or Nemo.
2) In the password dialogs, choose to "Remember the password forever"
3) Open Seahorse (listed as "Passwords and Keys" in the Shell or Cinnamon)
4) All added keys are nameless and indistinguishable. :( x1
5) Show the properties of such a key, and notice how the "description" is also empty. :( x2
6) With python-gnomekeyring, the discription is not empty, rather something like:
        "Encryption passphrase for Seagate SG35623563VER112 (2.0 TB Hard Disk)"
7) Add a description in the Seahorse properties, close, and re-open properties.
8) Notice how the description is still empty. :( x3
9) With python-gnomekeyring, you can see the actual description has changed to whatever you changed it to.

Seahorse 3.6.2 here.

Python example:

#!/usr/bin/env python

import gnomekeyring as gk

keyring = 'login'
keyItems = gk.list_item_ids_sync(keyring)

for keyItem in keyItems:
 key = gk.item_get_info_sync(keyring, keyItem)
 # Just for testing
 if key.get_secret() == 'your_password':
  print "Key ID:", key
  print "\tDescription:", key.get_display_name()
  print "\tPassword :", key.get_secret()

Redsandro (redsandro) on 2013-03-04
description: updated
description: updated
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in seahorse (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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