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Month: March 2009

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

From: Stefan Endrullis <stefan@...>
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2009 14:55:40 +0100
Michael Hirsch schrieb:
> 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.

OK, looks like kopete is completely unable to connect to kwallet. But why? I have no idea.
Sorry. This should have nothing to do with the new location of kde.