[kdepim-users] Mail backup and Kwallet

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Sat Jul 26 13:50:30 BST 2008

On Saturday 26 July 2008 13:35:27 Kishore wrote:
> On Saturday 26 Jul 2008 5:03:20 pm Anne Wilson wrote:
> > > Unless the Fedora guys have changed something, it should still be
> > > called kwalletmanager. That's the name used in kubuntu packages and the
> > > default when compiled from SVN.
> >
> > Chuck is using Xandros, so I took a look at the EeePC which runs a
> > cut-down Xandros KDE 3.5.  When I open the PIM it asks for the password
> > to open kdewallet.  There's no wallet icon in the taksbar, and no wallet
> > manager section in kcontrol.  neitheer kwalletmanager nor
> > kdewalletmanager (since it refers to kdewallet in the message-box) brings
> > up the manager.  I'm wondering if it is a deliberate decision by Xandros
> > to omit the manage
> AFAIK, one does not require kwalletmanager to use the kwallet
> infrastructure. kwalletmanager is an addon tool used to manage available
> kwallets. for example, konqueror, kontact and kopete should be able to
> store and retrieve passwords from kwallets even in the absence of
> kwalletmanager. kwalletmanager allows the use to see and modify passwords
> that are stored in the wallet.

So the likelihood is that Chuck doesn't have kwalletmanager installed.  Is the 
tray icon dependent on the manager?

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