Password, password, password (and again) ... in one KDE session.

David McGlone david at
Fri May 29 14:58:31 UTC 2009

On Friday 29 May 2009 10:00:09 am Ulrich Grün wrote:
> Namastè,
> My complaint:
> When I start my system (KDE, that is), I have to give my login password
> first, then Kontact asks for one, and at last FoxMarks (Firefox) and some
> dating site ask twice more.  In other words: I have to fill in four (4)
> times my password.
> Now to my question:
> Is it possible to configure KDE such, that I only have to fill in my
> password once (preferably at login)? I think about Kde-Wallet, since this
> program stores passwords. In this case, I have to tell Firefox (and all the
> plugins) to use (and to trust, of course) this Kde-Wallet and not ask me.
> But, I have not yet figured out how to do this, and possibly it's not even
> doable anyway).
> Any idea? Maybe someone has fixed this already?

I use Kwallet to store all my passwords, except foxmarks, because firefox does 
that for me automatically. So when I login, I only have to enter 2 passwords, 
Login, and kwallet.

But at the moment, I have auto login enabled, so basically I just enter my 
password for kwallet.

David M.

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