Here is the error message:
Wireless Network Authentication Required Unlock Keyring: The application ‘NetworkManager Applet’
(/usr/bin/nm-applet) wants access to the default keyring, but it is locked.
The funny thing is,
(a) I’ve never seen this message before (in a year of using CentOS)
(b) I am the system administrator but it won’t take the root password
(c) I don’t even know ‘what’ a default keyring is in the first place
(d) This only happened after I changed the SSID of my home network
When I tried to connect to my home network with the new SSID, this message came up. Funny thing is that I never got past it, since it seems to want a password that isn’t my user password nor my root password.
I still connected to the network though. So, it’s odd all around. In fact, it makes no sense to me.
Q1: What password is it looking for anyway? (it’s not root or the user)
Q2: Why did it let me connect to the home network Note: If you get this, I am on the network even without typing whatever password that application seems to want.