[CentOS] NetworkManager trouble with CentOS 5.4 and KDE3

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Wed Mar 10 17:22:13 UTC 2010


Martin Jungowski wrote:

> I'm evaluating CentOS 5.4 for our company and one of our requirements is
> that it must also run on laptops. I've managed to get everything working
> so far except for wireless networks. The problem here seems to be that
> CentOS fails to provide a knetworkmanager package, and we're using KDE3
> for various reasons. Thus, we're limited to Networkmanager-gnome which
> works but fails to save passwords in KDE3 and only works in Gnome. Of
> course kwallet is installed but requires knetworkmanager to work. The
> only solution I found so far was to log into Gnome, connect to the
> wireless network and save the password but that's certainly NOT an opion.
> 
> I guess the question is quite simple: how do I get NetworkManager to save
> passwords in KDE3?

It's a gnome-keyring bug, only even recently fixed in fedora,
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/453880

In particular,
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=453880#c38
for a workaround.

-- Rex



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