[kde-linux] KDE4 password prompts

Ulrich Brachvogel ulrich at brachvogel.net
Sun Sep 28 15:21:00 UTC 2008

Dag Nygren schrieb:
> Hi,
> just trying out KDE 4.1.1 here and it seems to be quite usable.
> One thing though: When for example logging in to kmail entering the password 
> doesn't generate the usual stars but absolutely nothing. I would feel more 
> comfortable with some kind of feedback on my keypresses. So is there a setting 
> somewhere to activate password echo? Already tried the one in my profile, but 
> it has no effect on this.
> Best
> Dag
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I'm using KDE4.1.1,too; but with KDM 3.5.x. So I do not know, if the 
thing has changed with KDM 4.x :(.
In KDE 3.5.x, kcontrol <Systemadministration/displaymanager/echo> you 
can choose the prompt of the passwordinput field.
Hopefully it's the same in KDM 4.x.
Hae fun Ulrich

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