[kdepim-users] KMail forgets POP/SMTP password
Martin at lichtvoll.de
Wed Aug 29 08:32:40 BST 2012
Am Donnerstag, 23. August 2012 schrieb Andras Mantia:
> Pastor JW wrote:
> > On Thursday, August 16, 2012 1:44:49 pm John Aldrich wrote:
> >> Quoting Andreas Mahel <andreas at mahel.net>:
> >> > I'm using opensuse 12.1 with kmail 4.9.0 (but the behavior has
> >> > been the same with 4.8.4 and before that).
> >> > My passwords (POP) are stored in kwallet, and this works basically
> >> > fine. Only sometimes -- preferred on the first sending of a mail
> >> > -- kmail asks me for the
> >> > smtp password again.
> >> >
> >> > However, when I cancel this dialog, and then select sending all
> >> > messages from the outbox from the file menu, it takes the password
> >> > properly from kwallet again.
> >> >
> >> > So, while annoying, at least I don't have to key in the password
> >> > again and again.
> >> For the record, my KMail is using the KWallet as well, and as you
> >> say on sending the first email it "forgets" the password and
> >> requires you to enter it again. In the past, I have tried to cancel
> >> the send, but it did not "recover" the password from KWallet. I
> >> guess I will file a bug report on this when I get home.
> > the problem is that KWallet crashes KDE massively and we lose a lot
> > of data
> > because of this bad program. it is required to be disabled on our
> > system.
> Although off-topic here, I'm very surprised about this. I use KWallet
> since it appeared several years ago, and never ever had a problem with
> it. There must be something else.
I never ever lost my kwallet either and I use it quite a lot on local
disks and NFS mounted /home and also installed the Iceweasel/Firefox
Something seems to be pretty strange here.
Martin 'Helios' Steigerwald - http://www.Lichtvoll.de
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