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Re: [kubuntu-kde3.5-users] kopete can't talk to my kwallet

From: Michael Hirsch <mdhirsch@...>
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 17:30:20 -0600
On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 8:22 AM, Stefan Endrullis <stefan@...> wrote:
> Michael Hirsch schrieb:
>> On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 3:34 AM, Stefan Endrullis <stefan@...> wrote:
>>> Michael Hirsch schrieb:
>>>> On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 9:44 AM, Stefan Endrullis <stefan@...> wrote:
>>>>> Hi Michael,
>>>>> Do you only have this problem since your using the KDE3 PPA?
>>>>> Did your kwallet worked once?
>>>> I believe it worked until the move from /usr/kde3 to /opt/kde3.  The
>>>> laptop has only ever used the KDE3 PPA archives.  In fact, I installed
>>>> ubuntu and immediately added the PPA archive as the easiest way to get
>>>> a working KDE 3.5.  Every time I've started with Kubuntu and then
>>>> tried to put KDE 3.5 on it I've had problems.
>>> Hm, I don't know if there are new bugs in the new KDE packages (using /opt/kde3)
>>> which only occur on systems with 32 bit.
>>> It might well be that you've lost some essential packages during the last updates
>>> when the PPA was inconsistent.
>>> You could check the following:
>>> - is the DCOP server running? test: install kdcop and start it -> you should see
>>>  "kwalletmanager" listed in kdcop
>>> - what happens if you rename .kde (or is it .kde3 now?) in your home directory? can
>>>  you work with kwallet again when KDE is using a new configuration? That would
>>>  mean that something is wrong with your kwallet file, e.g., file permissions.
>> dcop is running and shows both kwalletmanager and kopete.  Konqueror
>> can use the wallet for passwords w/o trouble.  But kopete still can't
>> use it.
>> Maybe this weekend I'll get time to try messing with my .kde3 file.
>> This is my work machine so I'll need to be very careful.
> Oh, I didn't know that your kwallet works with other programs. Than it wouldn't make
> much sense to rename ~/.kde3, since your KDE configuration seems to be OK. What happens
> if you open kwallet and navigate to Kopete->Passwords->{some account}. Can you unhide
> the content of the nodes (see the passwords)? If you know all kopete passwords, you
> can also remove the "Kopete" node in kwallet and try to enter the passwords again via
> kopete.

So I went into my wallet and deleted the kopete folder.  All the
passwords were there but I deleted them anyway.

I get the exact same error when I run kopete.  I complains that it
can't save them securely and offers an insecure save.  I say no to
insecure save and have to enter the passwords.