[kde-linux] KDE Programs and Passwords

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 29 19:24:36 UTC 2007

On Monday 29 Oct 2007, micky wrote:
> Anne Wilson schrieb:
> > On Saturday 27 October 2007 12:41:02 Kevin Krammer wrote:
> >>
> >> Since this basically removes the security part of the wallet, it is not
> >> the recommended mode of operation.
> >
> > It is, however, fairly simple to configure the wallet to require just one
> > entry at the beginning of a work session.  Teach the users to log out
> > when they leave their desks and you keep the security without the pain of
> > frequent password requests.  Does that help?
> >
> > Anne
> Yes, thanks. Now I have another question. It's a matter of the Password
> to store, e.g. in de kmailrc, the value from the key "pass=". I've seen
> this characters are control characters, it's possible to write this
> Characters, also the Password, without typing in the Password over Kmail
> or Kwallet, or to clone the mechanism that writes the Password to these
> Place?
I would imagine that what you are seeing as control characters are the result 
of encryption.  I'm not clear just what you want to do here.  Perhaps a 
description of the scenario?

I think we are getting too technical for my knowledge, now.  Time for Kevin to 
come back :-)

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