This section is where you can configure options related to
security and privacy such as the use of cryptography, enabling the KDE
wallet, setting your identity and managing caches.
This module allows you to configure SSl for use with most
KDE applications, as well as manage your personal certificates
and the known certificate authorities.
Here you can change your KDE Wallet Manager settings.
KDE Wallet aims to provide secure storage for passwords and web form data.
You can group different passwords in different wallets, and each one will only
be opened with a master password (which you should never forget!). The
default wallet is named "kdewallet", and you can either create a new wallet
for your local passwords or accept the default wallet for all data in
the "Automatic Wallet Selection" section.
KDE programs like Konqueror, Kmail and Kopete are fully compatible with
the KDE Wallet Manager. All of them will ask at least once for permission to
access to actual wallet. You can give different access levels, such as "always
allow", "allow once", etc. If you want to change that access level, you can do
it from the "Access Control" tab by deleting the program entry and selecting a
new preference the next time that application requests access to the
To enable the KDE wallet subsystem, check the
Enable the KDE wallet subsystem
Unchecking this box will disable the KDE Wallet on your system.
By default, KDE Wallet Manager is kept opened until the
user session is closed, but you can change that in the
section to close it when unused for a time, when a screen
saver starts or when the last application stops using it.
As you can have several wallets,
allows you start KDE with a given wallet.
KDE Wallet will appear in your system tray by default, but you can hide
Show manager in the system tray
to keep it
always hidden, or check
Hide system tray icon when last wallet
to hide it only when all wallets are closed. These items are
You can set here what policy you want for your
KDE applications, regarding to the wallet use.
Password & User Account
You can change here your personal information
which will be used in mail programs and word processors. You
can change your login password by clicking the
This module allows you to erase traces which
KDE leaves on your system such as command histories or