[PC-BSD Testing] kgpg

Dru Lavigne drulavigne at sympatico.ca
Mon Jan 11 13:30:14 PST 2010



> > However, the KGpg application will not launch as a regular user (so you can
> > manipulate keys, options, etc.). I could get it to start with kdesu kgpg,
> > but that won't manipulate the regular user's keys. (and it refuses to
> > generate a key pair as root).
> > 

> I'm not sure what to tell you, it works just fine here when I go to start ->
> utilities -> encryption tool as my regular user on a fresh install. The first time I ran it, it went ahead and prompted me to setup a new key, and did it just fie.
> 
> However, I did notice something which may be causing confusion. kgpg can only have a single session running at a time, and by default it "hides" in the
> system tray (where klipper is), but you have to click the "<" arrow to expand the tray and see it. So if you already have it running (but hidden by the tray), it won't start a new one, or bring any GUI up, until you click on the tray icon.


Hiding was the culprit. Thanks! I'll add a note for readers.

Cheers,

Dru
 		 	   		  
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