Seahorse Delema

Fred Roller froller at
Wed Jun 10 14:14:14 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-06-10 at 08:05 -0600, Karl F. Larsen wrote:
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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...
> 73 Karl
> - --
> 	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
> 	Linux User
> 	#450462
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> =36sq

  Have you tried to right click the Ubuntu icon (upper right in gnome)
and select "Edit Menus".  This should give you what you need to add
Seahorse to your menu your self.

Fred R.

"Life is like Linux, simple.  If you are fighting it, you are doing
something wrong."

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