Karl F. Larsen
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 14:05:20 UTC 2009
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I was really pissed when some stupid software asked me to provide the
password for a Key Ring so I could start my computer! It got worse when
there were two Key Rings that needed passwords! That was when a kind
person on this list suggested Wicd.
Now All my computers are using Wicd to start. As a fact to this date I
attest that Wicd is simply worlds better than Network-Manager. It is
faster and far less trouble.
Back to Seahorse. I can only start seahorse from a Terminal. I have
never seen it on Applications or System or places. Not at all sure where
to look on KDE. I have a KDE 8.10 and may look for seahorse.
But then came Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) and I was able to just get a
good free version from the Ubuntu repositories done by the GNU. Then I
was at a qwandry because I didn't know how it worked. I was directed to
some EXCELLENT PDF books I d/l and read.
One said to get on seahorse and view your Key Rings. I was about to be
sick, but when I did start seahorse it was perfect. It showed me my
system Key Rings and all the Public Key Rings I have collected. This is
what Seahorse was written for! It is great for PGP.
I will keep looking for a tab that loads Seahorse. I have learned to use:
$ seahorse &
because this lets me have the Terminal back...
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
Key ID = 3951B48D
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