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

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at
Fri May 29 15:36:34 UTC 2009

David McGlone wrote:
> 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.
Another way is to set the password for KWallet to nothing, then you just 
have to enter your login. My preferred way as I dont really expect 
anyone to logon as me and try to steal my passwords

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