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A small Python tool for shell access to GNOME keyring. It provides a simple way to query and create keyring items.
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A small Python tool for shell access to GNOME keyring. It provides simple querying for and creating of keyring items.


Distribution packages

There are some distribution packages you can use:


You can install this tool from PyPI (using pip, setuptools or distutils):

$ pip install --upgrade --user gkeyring

That will find, download and install the latest available version of the program into your home directory.

You might need to install some package dependencies when installing from PyPI:

  • gnome-python2-gnomekeyring

... or, of course, you can check out this git repo directly.



$ gkeyring --help

to see instructions how to control this program.


This program is a free software, licensed under GNU AGPL 3+.


If you like this program, please Flattr it.


Visit the program homepage and the support forum.

Please report all bugs to the issue tracker, but don't request new features unless you have a patch for it. This program is maintained, but not further developed. If you want to work on this program, don't hesitate to contact me, I will gladly assign you to the development team.

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