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Month: February 2012

Re: [trinity-users] LXDE, TDE and KMail - can I achieve what I would like to do?

From: Greg Madden <gomadtroll@...>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2012 11:01:58 -0900

On Monday 13 February 2012 8:53:59 am John A. Sullivan III wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kristopher John Gamrat" <chaotickjg@...>
> To: trinity-users@...
> Sent: Sunday, February 12, 2012 3:22:58 PM
> Subject: Re: [trinity-users] LXDE, TDE and KMail - can I achieve what I
> would like to do?
> On Sunday 12 February 2012 03:01:21 pm Lisi wrote:
> > Hi, Kris.
> >
> > Thank you for the reply.
> >
> > On Sunday 12 February 2012 19:06:38 Kristopher John Gamrat wrote:
> > > It is possible to not enter the password in Kmail, most email clients
> > > offer to store the password.
> >
> > That is the problem.  I can't find a way.  But it used to be possible.
> Using my instructions (typing it in when setting up the accounts and
> checking off the store password option) should work. I've also noticed that
> when I forget to add the password at setup, it will come up with a popup
> asking for the password, and there will be a checkbox for storing it.
> > I don't like KWallet.  It is just there by default.  Can I safely
> > uninstall it?  And would I then be able to get KMail to store the
> > passwords itself, as it used to do?
> Since Kmail can store your passwords directly, it should not matter whether
> KWallet is present or not.
> I never tried removing KWallet before now, but Kmail seems to work fine
> without it. After removing kwalletmanager-trinity and restarting Kontact
> (which uses Kmail directly for email), it did not ask me for a password,
> neither for sending nor receiving (I don't like KWallet either, so I don't
> use it, though I do have it store my passwords). It might ask you to remove
> several meta-packages, though I'm not sure which ones specifically as I
> manually selected which packages to install (I think I added KWallet by
> accident since it was in the suggested packages). Just make sure to check
> what your package manager wants to remove first; meta-packages are
> generally safe to remove since they are there simply to make it easier to
> install the real packages in bulk.


kwalletmanager only manages the 'wallet', it is not the wallet system. Deleting 
kwalletmanager-trinity won''t delete the wallet subsystem.