One Hundred Paper Cuts -- the first ten

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at
Fri Jun 19 22:20:49 BST 2009


Steven Harms [2009-06-19 11:20 -0400]:
> Can someone clarify for me the different between Firefox (our default
> browser) storing passwords in clear text, and why that is acceptable,
> but storing it clear text for network manager is unacceptable?

If that is actually the case, it sounds like a bug to me.

It should ask you for a master password the first time you choose to
save a password in the keyring, and only if you leave that empty use a
nonencrypted keyring.


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