[PC-BSD Testing] kgpg

Gerard van Essen gvanessen at gmail.com
Wed Jan 13 15:00:50 PST 2010


I had the same problem with kgpg disappearing in the tray, but if you launch
the program with with "kgpg -k" it opens up fine.

Maybe we can just amend the menu entry with this?


Gerard
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On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 9:00 AM, Stephan Assmus <superstippi at gmx.de> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> On 2010-01-11 at 22:30:14 [+0100], Dru Lavigne <drulavigne at sympatico.ca>
> wrote:
> > > > 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.
>
> It's a bug in the program or the port, though. It should notify the already
> running instance to pop up it's interface. That would be a much better fix
> than mentioning it in some documentation.
>
> Best regards,
> -Stephan
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