[SATLUG] KDE 4.3.2 password entry issues with my main user.

Todd W. Bucy toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Mon Oct 12 00:21:54 CDT 2009


John D Choate wrote:
> On Sunday 11 October 2009 20:49:21 Todd W. Bucy wrote:
>   
>> John D Choate wrote:
>>     
>>> I recently upgraded KDE on my laptop from 4.3.1 to 4.3.2. Ever since then, I have had issues with entering passwords with authorization dialog boxes and kwallet. I have ruled kwallet out as the source of the problem though.
>>> The symptom is as follows:
>>> (Whether using kwallet or not) When an app requiring a password opens a dialog box, I can type the password in just fine. But pressing <Enter> or clicking on <OK> does nothing... the authorization dialog box stays open and only responds to <cancel>. If I log in as another user or as root, this problem does not occur and authorization dialogs work as expected.
>>>
>>> To make things clear... I have already ruled out kwallet as a suspect. I have removed the kwallet*rc files as well as the kwallet directory from my ~/.kde4/share/config and ~/.kde4/share/apps directories and let kwallet create new ones. This did not help.
>>>
>>> Where else can I look in my user's ~/ directory for anything which can affect KDE authorization dialogs? Why did this suddenly happen to my main user, and not affect other existing or new users?
>>>
>>> Can anybody help?
>>>
>>>
>>> John C.
>>>   
>>>       
>> It may be that this is only affecting the main user because you were 
>> logged in as the main user when the upgrade occurred.  if this is the 
>> case it may be that yu should try t d a dpkg-reconfigure and see if that 
>> helps.
>>
>> Todd
>>
>>     
>
> Next problem... there is no such command on my system as dpkg-reconfigure... let alone dpkg* of any sort. Are you assuming I'm an Ubuntu or Debian user?
>   
errr...sorry about that I was.  use the yum equivalent
the theory is still basically the same
Todd


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