I am trying to learn how to use KDE Wallet and there is no icon in my system tray so I thought I would change that for a start. Using KDE Wallet Manager Control Module I ticked the box accordingly and clicked apply. I was asked for Authentication but whatever I tried, Wallet password, root password, nothing worked and I had message
Sorry, the system security policy didn’t allow you to save the changes
What am I doing wrong please.
PS this is a repeat post. It seems if you do not select a prefix to the title the post goes awol. Is that correct?
Each time I click on a bookmarked SFTP location in Dolphin I get:
The application ‘kiod5’ has requested to open the wallet ‘kdewallet’. Please enter the password for this wallet below.
Neither the GPG password works (obviously because it is not KGpg who wants a password), nor any user/superuser credentials.
I tried deleting my wallet files with the idea to start from scratch in case this is some misconfiguration but no luck. Before upgrading to Plasma 5 everything worked fine with KWallet. I also tried downgrading to polkit 0.112 but that didn’t help.
kwallet5 uses a new location to store its files: ~/.local/share/kwalletd/.
Thanks for explaining. Now after I deleted those too, I was able to create a new “master password” which I can successfully enter when Dolphin asks for it.
However any attempt to manage wallets in KWalletManager again creates files in ~/.kde4/share/apps/kwallet/. Also for some reason credentials are no longer visible when I open the wallet in the manager. I used to see them in the folder view there.
Does it mean all passwords are stored now in ~/.local/share/kwalletd/kwallet.kwl and ~/.kde4/share/apps/kwallet/ is simply ignored? What is the way to manage the wallet in KWalletManager in that case? I tried importing ~/.local/share/kwalletd/kwallet.kwl but I am being asked for a password and it doesn’t want to accept anything I give to it.
This will only allow to manage your KF5 wallets though, but KDE4 applications still use the KDE4 wallet.
Unfortunately, you cannot install both at the same time, as they conflict (they contain some overlapping files).
Does it mean all passwords are stored now in ~/.local/share/kwalletd/kwallet.kwl and ~/.kde4/share/apps/kwallet/ is simply ignored?
KDE4 applications will use ~/.kde4/share/apps/kwallet/, KF5 applications will use ~/.local/share/kwalletd/kwallet.kwl.
At first start, kwallet5 will ask you whether you want to migrate the KDE4 wallet, but you cannot sync them later on.
Unfortunately, the kwallet developers didn’t really think this through completely, especially for this transitional period while we still have a mixture of KDE4 and KF5 based applications…
:~> grep SECURITY /etc/sysconfig/security
# PERMISSION_SECURITY. If PERMISSION_SECURITY contains 'secure' or
No idea why sentence ends in “or” however you are right as usual, my login password was all that was required.
Many thanks. Now I can get back to the Luckybackup problem which has not yet provoked any replies.