Re: Need basic help with KDE Wallet, added question
On Sat, Dec 10, 2005 at 12:37:28PM -0700, Paul E Condon wrote:
> I was confronted recently with a request for the password of my KDE Wallet.
> I didn't know I had one. I guessed my logon password for Debian, but that
> didn't seem to work ("seem" because I had no idea why the request was made,
> or by what module). I decided to try to undersand, but I am confused.
> The KDE documentation describes a "KWallet Manager", but that offers instructions
> which I cannot follow without some help. For example, under heading
> "The KWallet Manager Context Menu", the first line is:
> Right clicking on a wallet offers the following functions:
> This seems to inply that a wallet is represented by a visible icon, but I
> can't find one to right-click on. What am I missing?
> The KDE control center tells me that there already exists a wallet named
> "kdewallet" and gives me an opportunity to create a new wallet. But it
> does not seem to give me access to this wallet. How do I learn the contents
> of a wallet? Again, I think there must be an icon somewhere, but I can't
> find it.
> The KDE Wallet Manager seems to have the file name kwallet. I can find this
> in the settings menu, but clicking on it doesn't seem to start anything.
> Or maybe it starts and aborts too quickly for me to see. How do I start
> KWallet Manager independent of a specific wallet? Is this a meaningful
> question within the KDE conceptual universe?
> If it is very obvious, please be gentle.
KWallet Manager docs also say that "A system tray icon indicates that a
wallet is open." What is the system tray? I can't find a definition or
an example image.
Paul E Condon