When you enter a password in a KDE application for the first time (in
KMail or Konqueror, for example), you are asked if you want to store the
password in an encrypted wallet. If you click
KWallet wizard starts by default. KWallet is a password management tool
that can collect all passwords and store them in an encrypted file.
To activate KWallet, select
. Select and enter a password.
This is your master password to open KWallet. It cannot be recovered if
you forget it. Click to close the wizard.
After this initial configuration, you can open your wallet at any time
to view, search, delete, or create entries. Normally you do not need to
insert an entry manually. KDE recognizes if a resource requires
authentication and KWallet starts automatically, prompting you for the
Whereas KWallet is designed to centrally manage passwords for several
KDE applications, Firefox also offers the ability to store data when you
enter a username and a password on a Web site. If you accept by clicking
, the password will be stored on your hard
disk in an encrypted format. Next time you access this site, Firefox
will automatically fill in the login data.
To review or manage your passwords in Firefox, click