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Re: KDE Wallet - why does it ask?



On Sunday 24 May 2009 22:45:42 Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > I don't use Kmail, but AFAIK when Kmail stores the account password it
> > uses Kwallet to do it. Presumably it used to be able to access the
> > wallet automatically e.g. it was keyed to your login password (I'm
> > speculating here) and that is what has changed.
>
> KWallet doesn't have a PAM module to key the wallet to the login password.
> You can set a blank password, then you won't get prompted for a password to
> unlock it (but that also means the encryption is easily reversible, you
> have to rely on standard *nix permissions to protect your keys).
>
Use kwalletmanager.  Configure it to not close your wallet.  Use the tray icon 
to close the wallet if you need to leave your computer but don't want to log 
out.

Anne
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