Re: [Evolution] login password

On Sun, 2011-01-16 at 23:34 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
On Sun, 2011-01-16 at 21:47 -0600, Albert Wagner wrote:
Why does Evolution need my login password?  I have never seen any other
application require such a thing, certainly not a mail client.

It doesn't. It requires the password to your Gnome keyring, which is
where is keeps your mail account passwords. Some people make the keyring
password the same as the login password, which IIRC is detected by the
Gnome system as a special case. Others don't do this.


Why does it keep my mail account password in the Gnome keyring? No other
application seems to require the password to my Gnome keyring.  I have
no experience with keyrings and such.  I have them all disabled on

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