Forcing KMail to stop trying to use KDE Wallet?

Dave S kubuntu at pusspaws.net
Wed Jun 7 08:08:26 BST 2006


On Tuesday 06 June 2006 15:26, David M wrote:
> [Apologies for posting this to kubuntu-users separately. I previously
> asked this question on the main Ubuntu list but with no response]
>
>
> KMail has the good sense to warn users of potential security
> implications of their actions or program settings: amongst other things,
> it warns that saving email passwords in the program config file may be a
> security risk and exhorts the use of the KDE Wallet system.
>
> Foolishly, out of curiosity, I decided to take KMail's advice to see how
> this might help. Unfortunately, this results in the unbelievably
> irritating situation that I would have to enter the KDE Wallet password
> every time I start up KMail. This saves me nothing over not saving my
> mail password and having to enter it every time.
>
> I'd much prefer to revert to KMail just storing my email password in its
> config file *and be done with it*. I think I have managed to extract and
> remove my password from the KDE Wallet's grasping clutches, but now
> KMail whinges every time I exit with an even more annoying *two*
> requesters:
>
> Gimme the KDE Wallet password, gimme, gimme!
>
> <cancel>
>
> Oh, KWallet isn't available..
> (Yes, can't you just take the #$%@ing hint?)
> ..do you want to store your password in the config file?
>
> <store (and please stop nagging me!)>
>
>
> *Every* *single* *time*. :-(
>
>
> How can I get KMail to Do What I Mean and force KDE Wallet to foad (ahem)?
>
> I'm running KMail v1.9.1 within Kontact 1.2 if it makes any difference.
>
>
> Thanks for any advice,
>
>
> David.
>

I am 100% with you on this one, OK my solution, 

system settings > security & privacy > untick 'enable kde wallet subsystem'

Kmail warns you when you set up the mail accounts and thats it :)

Dave




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