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I have a problem with kwalletmanager5 under Kubuntu

something is somehow deeply wrong with the installation of kwalletmanager5 under Kubuntu 20.04. I don't know what or how it comes about but for example I cannot chose programs eligible to use it to ...
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Replace KDE Wallet with Password Manager like Lockwise

I recently started using Lockwise as Password Manager for my Firefox and Android. Now the only Passwords I still need to enter are the ones outside of my Browser on my Desktop. Is there any way to ...
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How to create a new keyring "default" with KWalletManager?

I tried running a backup with Vorta. This failed as I got the error message "The login keyring did not get unlocked when you logged into your computer" when trying to do so which is why I (...
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How do I tell an application (Brave in this case) to remember that I've allowed it access to Kdewallet?

I've found many articles with instructions for disabling the wallet altogether, but I'd like to use it, just not have to authenticate every time I open Brave. Is there a way to grant permanent ...
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kwallet get password as root user

I'm currently setting up a borgmatic backup job that should get the repository from the kwallet using the following command: kwallet-query -r systeembackup kdewallet -f borg But unfortunately it ...
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Can I use kwallet to manage PGP keys?

I have two PGP keys I use to sign and decrypt e-mails in kmail. When doing so, I have to enter the key's password (currently stored in KeePass). Is it possible to save the passwords in my kwallet in ...
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Disable KDE Wallet from the command line

When I log into my desktop session, Plasma shell is unresponsive and CPU utilization is 100%. I have tracked this down to an issue with KDE Wallet and an attempt to make a WiFi connection. ...
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How do I stop KWallet from asking my password to let the system connect to WiFi?

I've just switched to KDE and although I feel interested in exploring the opportunity to use KWallet for all kinds of cryptographic key/certificate files and some browser passwords perhaps if it can ...
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Locate saved Wi-Fi password on OpenSUSE Leap 42.3 KDE Plasma

Where does OpenSUSE Leap 42.3 with KDE Plasma store wireless passwords? I tried the files in /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections but there is no psk entry in them. Most likely they are stored in ...
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How to use Kwallet as default keyring

I am using KDE desktop (plasma 5 ) environment with opensuse leap 42.1. Many programs in my system use native keychain to store password like (JetBrain products). But when saving the password, I ...
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How can I change the GPG key used in kwallet?

I'm using kwallet on my Debian system with a GPG key. The key I used while setting up the system has now expired. I've already created a new one, which works as expected for mailing etc., but I don't ...
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How to unlock Kwalletmanager KDE4 with kwalletmanager5 KDE5?

I am a little lost with kwalletmanager5. I upgraded my system from OpenSuseLEAP42.1 to OpenSuseLEAP42.2 a couple of months ago. With KDE5. Since I updated my system I have problems with the ...
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KDE: kwallet error after relogin

Every time I log out of KDE session and log back in, a window pops up asking me to provide password for kwallet. And then it won't accept the password at all. So I need to reboot to make it right ...
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Using KDE Wallet in fluxbox /openbox or other "light" window managers

I have stored chromium passwords in kwalled5, from KDE. I'd like to continue using wallet in fluxbox. I tried while in fluxbox to start kwalletd5 then run chromium – the same way as it was ...
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gpg-agent problems on Manjaro Linux (KDE)

Recently Github announced support for signed commits, so I configured Git: git config --global user.signingkey F03CB372 git config --global commit.gpgsign true I already had a GPG key F03CB372, ...
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How to disable KWallet in KDE 5.4 when KWallet Manager is always unresponsive?

I'm using Opensuse Leap, and had initially entered a password when prompted by KWallet for the first time. However, I don't want to keep entering a password everytime I want to connect to Wifi. If I ...
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Can I set the Kwallet opening timeout?

I am using KWallet to store various passwords on my pc. One of the passwords is for KMail. After login, when I do not enter a password, the opening dialogue times out and every single application asks ...
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How to change from a GPG key to a conventional password?

I changed a while ago from a standard password (the same as my login password) to a GPG key that I had to unlock using a password (also the same as my login password) but I now have to type in my ...
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Chromium forgets passwords stored in kwallet after upgrade

Already asked this question on the Arch forum, got no useful answer, so I try it here as well, perhaps someone sometime experienced something similar, maybe on some other Linux flavor. After a recent ...
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How to retrieve a password from KWallet; KWalletManager won't run

Trying to retrieve a password from KWallet, I found that I couldn't open KWalletManager. Neither the menu item System > KWalletManager, nor Alt+F2 and typing in kwalletmanager do anything. Does ...
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keyring best practices with systemd

There plenty of tools working with keyrings: ssh-agent, gpg-agent, gnome-keyring, kwallet, wrappers like keychain, keyctl talking to GNU/Linux kernel. There are various recommendation on how/when to ...
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Disable KWallet password request in Arch Plasma 5

KWallet requests a password on startup. I want to get rid of this but I have found no way to disable it and also cannot remove KWallet itself: # sudo pacman -R kwallet checking dependencies... error: ...
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Open old Kde Wallet/KWallet

Recently I replaced the hard drive on a laptop with an SSD. I recycled the old drive as a backup drive. I have the old home folders of my setup and nothing else. I have discovered that I am missing ...
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How to reset KDE wallet password in linux?

I have installed OpenSUSE on my laptop. I am trying to connect to my wifi. I entered my wifi password (correctly) and then it is asking for my KDE wallet password. I set the KDE password but forgot it....
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Automatically opening kwallet while logging in to KDE

How can I configure kwallet to automatically open when I log in to KDE, so that I don't have to retype my password every time I want to connect to a wireless network or when Chrome needs some ...
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GNOME-keyring KWallet integration?

I use some GNOME apps, and some KDE apps, so some of them use G-keyring and some KWallet... What I would like to have is a single place for managing passwords. Is there a way to integrate G-keyring ...
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Is there a way to store Firefox passwords in a local encrypted database in Linux?

I want Firefox to "remember" my passwords so I don't have to type them in; unfortunately, the built-in password manager stores them in plain text, which is too high a security risk. I'd like to find a ...
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