Re: [Evolution] Evolution doesn't save Mail Account's passwords
- From: Csanyi Pal <csanyipal gmail com>
- To: evolution-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Evolution] Evolution doesn't save Mail Account's passwords
- Date: Sat, 31 Dec 2011 16:43:43 +0100
Pete Biggs <pete biggs org uk> writes:
I'm not being using nor gnome neither kde, but only Window Maker. WM is
a window manager. So I have no gnome keyring and similar in kde.
By default Evo uses gnome-keyring to store passwords. There used to be
fall-back, but I don't know if that still exists in 3.2. If Evo can't
get access to a secure store for passwords, then it will ask each
If you are running Evo under WM, then you must have a fair bit of the
Gnome system installed anyway, so you may already have gnome-keyring on
there anyway (since lots of gnome components use it) - it may just be
that you need to configure it properly.
I haven't installed the debian package: gnome-keyring but have installed
libgnome-keyring-common, libgnome-keyring0 instead.
Searching on the system with 'mlocate libgnome-keyring' gives result:
gnome-keyring is a program that keep password and other secrets for
users. The library libgnome-keyring is used by applications to integrate
with the gnome keyring system.
So I find with Google this web site:
How to configure applications to use Gnome Keyring certificates and keys
And under Evolution header a command:
modutil -add gnome-keyring -libfile
/usr/lib/gnome-keyring/gnome-keyring-pkcs11.so -mechanisms RSA:DSA \
but I haven't any gnome-keyring-pkcs11.so file on my system.
May I try the following command (but haven't ~/.evolution/ directory at
modutil -add gnome-keyring -libfile \
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgnome-keyring.so.0 -mechanisms RSA:DSA \
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