Re: Usability: Desktop icons that use Kwallet
Am Samstag, 11. Juni 2005 16:15 schrieb LeVA:
> > 1. You can have the wallet automatically closed if no program uses it any
> > longer and on screen lock and...
> > If you leave your desktop unlocked (for whatever reason), you may want to
> > enable immediate closing of the wallet after each use (yes, you can do
> > that).
> This feature is not always usable... for example when kopete starts, it
> opens a wallet, and leaves it open as long as kopete is running. You have
> to quit kopete to close the opened wallet (but why would you want to do
Kopete probably does this to not have to keep the passwort in unsecure memory.
> Although, you can set a timeout for closing the wallets, the
> minimum value is 1 minute.
_That's_ a bug then, there is no obvious reason to limit it to any other scale
> A lot of things can happen to your computer
> during that 1 minute if you leave it open (i.e.: not locking the desktop),
> but in this case there is the "Close all wallets feature" which is usefull,
> if you are paranoid and do not want to lock your desktop for every 20
> second leaving.
If you are in such a hostile environment, you probably should get used to
locking the desktop (Ctrl+Alt+L here).