[kdepim-users] KMail forgets POP/SMTP password

Pastor JW pastor_jw at the-inner-circle.org
Fri Aug 31 23:06:28 BST 2012

On 08/26/2012 12:41 PM, Russ Kepler wrote:
> On Sunday, August 26, 2012 07:55:40 PM Anne Wilson wrote:
>>> I just lost my wallet for no apparent reason.  Things were
>>> working, I logged out and back in and all I get now is "Error
>>> opening the wallet 'kdewallet'. Please try again\n(Error code
>>> -9:Read error - possibly incorrect password.)" No password change
>>> since installing 12.04.
>> Does everything look OK in KWalletManager?
> Not sure what to look for - if I enable kwallet in the configuration I see the
> wallet but can not open it, I get the "read error" when entering the correct
> password.  I can create a new wallet and access it and it asks for and accepts
> the right password after logging out and back in.  I'm guessing that's about
> all I can do to test it and that my original wallet got corrupted somehow and
> is now history.

If it didn't corrupt other data files as well you are very lucky.  As I 
mentioned earlier, we lost a lot of data which is much more important to 
us than a mailer.  Because kmail, which we used fine for many years, 
won't keep the passwords we had to abandon it.

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