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[http://utils.kde.org/projects/kwalletmanager/ KDE Wallet Manager] is a tool to manage the passwords on your KDE system. By using the KDE wallet subsystem it not only allows you to keep your own secrets but also to access and manage the passwords of every application that integrates with the KDE wallet.
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[http://utils.kde.org/projects/kwalletmanager/ KDE Wallet Manager] is a tool to manage the passwords on your KDE Plasma system. By using the KWallet subsystem it not only allows you to keep your own secrets but also to access and manage the passwords of every application that integrates with KWallet.
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== Unlock KDE Wallet automatically on login ==
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If your KWallet password is the same as your username password, you can unlock your wallet automatically on login.
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[[Install]] {{Pkg|kwallet-pam}} package.
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Then edit your login manager pam file and add the lines under their corresponding sections:
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{{bc|1=
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-auth            optional        pam_kwallet5.so
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-session        optional        pam_kwallet5.so auto_start
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}}
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For [[LightDM]], for example, edit {{ic|/etc/pam.d/lightdm}} and {{ic|/etc/pam.d/lightdm-greeter}} files:
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{{hc|/etc/pam.d/lightdm|2=
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#%PAM-1.0
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auth            include        system-login
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-auth            optional        pam_kwallet5.so
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account        include        system-login
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password        include        system-login
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session        include        system-login
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-session        optional        pam_kwallet5.so auto_start
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}}
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For [[SDDM]], just edit the sddm file like this to get kwallet5 to auto-unlock:
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{{hc|/etc/pam.d/sddm|2=
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auth            include        system-login
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-auth            optional        pam_kwallet5.so
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account        include        system-login
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password        include        system-login
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session        include        system-login
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-session        optional        pam_kwallet5.so
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}}
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After restarting your wallet should unlock automatically if your user password is the same as your KWallet password.
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{{Note|Currently, kwallet-pam has at least two limitations: first, it's not compatible with [[GnuPG]] keys, so KDE Wallet must use the standard blowfish encryption. Also, the wallet name must be "kdewallet" (that's the default name). If, for some reason, you create a new wallet, you need to use this name (so you will probably need to rename the old wallet too).}}
  
 
== Using the KDE Wallet to store ssh keys ==
 
== Using the KDE Wallet to store ssh keys ==
  
Install Ksshaskpass from comunity repo:
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First, make sure that you have an [[SSH agent]] running.
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pacman -S ksshaskpass
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[[Install]] the {{Pkg|ksshaskpass}} package.
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[[Create]] an autostart file and mark it executable with [[chmod]]:
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{{hc|~/.config/autostart-scripts/ssh-add.sh|
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#!/bin/sh
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ssh-add </dev/null
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}}
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{{Move|KDE#Autostarting applications|General autostarting instructions belong there}}
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{{Tip|The above ssh-add.sh script will only add the default key {{ic|~/.ssh/id_rsa}}. Assuming you have different SSH keys named {{ic|key1}}, {{ic|key2}}, {{ic|key3}} in {{ic|~/.ssh/}}, you may add them automatically on login by changing the above script to:
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{{hc|~/.config/autostart-scripts/ssh-add.sh|
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#!/bin/sh
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ssh-add $HOME/.ssh/key1 $HOME/.ssh/key2 $HOME/.ssh/key3 </dev/null
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}}
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}}
  
Create the file
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You also have to set the {{ic|SSH_ASKPASS}} environment variable in your /etc/profile or ~/.bash_profile:
~/.kde4/Autostart/ssh-add.sh
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Add this content
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{{bc|<nowiki>
#!/bin/sh
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export SSH_ASKPASS="/usr/bin/ksshaskpass"
export SSH_ASKPASS=/usr/bin/ksshaskpass
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</nowiki>}}
ssh-add </dev/null
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It will ask for your password and unlock your SSH keys. Upon restart your SSH keys should be unlocked once you give your kwallet password.
  
Make it executable and run
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To add a new key and store the password with kwallet use the following command
<pre>chmod +x ~/.kde4/Autostart/ssh-add.sh
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~/.kde4/Autostart/ssh-add.sh
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</pre>
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It will ask for your password and unlock the your ssh keys.
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$ ssh-add /path/to/new/key </dev/null
  
You may need to go to system settings -> advanced -> Autostart -> add script in newer version of KDE.
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and append the key to the list of keys in {{ic|~/.config/autostart-scripts/ssh-add.sh}} as explained above to have it unlocked upon providing the kwallet password.
  
== KDE Wallet for firefox ==
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== KDE Wallet for Firefox ==
  
There is an addon to make firefox store passwords with KDE wallet.
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There is an addon to make Firefox store passwords with [https://addons.mozilla.org/addon/kde5-wallet-password-integrati/ KDE5 Wallet].
  
http://kde-apps.org/content/show.php/Firefox+addon+for+kwallet?content=116886
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== KDE Wallet for Chrome and Chromium ==
  
== KDE Wallet for chromium ==
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Chrome/Chromium has built in wallet integration. To enable it, run Chromium with the {{ic|1=--password-store=kwallet}} or {{ic|1=--password-store=detect}} argument. To make the change persistent, see [[Chromium/Tips and tricks#Making_flags_persistent]]. (Setting CHROMIUM_USER_FLAGS will not work.)
Chromium has built in wallet integration.
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To enable it you should run your Chromium browser by adding --password-store=kwallet or --password-store=detect.
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== See also ==
  
While second option SHOULD be default it happened to not working for author, so it's if it's happening to You, invoke Your browser with:
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* [https://www.dennogumi.org/2014/04/unlocking-kwallet-with-pam/ Unlocking KWallet with PAM]
<pre>chromium --password-store=kwallet</pre>
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Latest revision as of 13:23, 27 August 2016

KDE Wallet Manager is a tool to manage the passwords on your KDE Plasma system. By using the KWallet subsystem it not only allows you to keep your own secrets but also to access and manage the passwords of every application that integrates with KWallet.

Unlock KDE Wallet automatically on login

If your KWallet password is the same as your username password, you can unlock your wallet automatically on login.

Install kwallet-pam package. Then edit your login manager pam file and add the lines under their corresponding sections:

-auth            optional        pam_kwallet5.so
-session         optional        pam_kwallet5.so auto_start

For LightDM, for example, edit /etc/pam.d/lightdm and /etc/pam.d/lightdm-greeter files:

/etc/pam.d/lightdm
#%PAM-1.0
auth            include         system-login
-auth            optional        pam_kwallet5.so

account         include         system-login

password        include         system-login

session         include         system-login
-session         optional        pam_kwallet5.so auto_start

For SDDM, just edit the sddm file like this to get kwallet5 to auto-unlock:

/etc/pam.d/sddm
auth            include         system-login
-auth            optional        pam_kwallet5.so
account         include         system-login
password        include         system-login
session         include         system-login
-session         optional        pam_kwallet5.so

After restarting your wallet should unlock automatically if your user password is the same as your KWallet password.

Note: Currently, kwallet-pam has at least two limitations: first, it's not compatible with GnuPG keys, so KDE Wallet must use the standard blowfish encryption. Also, the wallet name must be "kdewallet" (that's the default name). If, for some reason, you create a new wallet, you need to use this name (so you will probably need to rename the old wallet too).

Using the KDE Wallet to store ssh keys

First, make sure that you have an SSH agent running.

Install the ksshaskpass package.

Create an autostart file and mark it executable with chmod:

~/.config/autostart-scripts/ssh-add.sh
#!/bin/sh
ssh-add </dev/null

Tango-go-next.pngThis article or section is a candidate for moving to KDE#Autostarting applications.Tango-go-next.png

Notes: General autostarting instructions belong there (Discuss in Talk:KDE Wallet#)
Tip: The above ssh-add.sh script will only add the default key ~/.ssh/id_rsa. Assuming you have different SSH keys named key1, key2, key3 in ~/.ssh/, you may add them automatically on login by changing the above script to:
~/.config/autostart-scripts/ssh-add.sh
#!/bin/sh
ssh-add $HOME/.ssh/key1 $HOME/.ssh/key2 $HOME/.ssh/key3 </dev/null

You also have to set the SSH_ASKPASS environment variable in your /etc/profile or ~/.bash_profile:

export SSH_ASKPASS="/usr/bin/ksshaskpass"

It will ask for your password and unlock your SSH keys. Upon restart your SSH keys should be unlocked once you give your kwallet password.

To add a new key and store the password with kwallet use the following command

$ ssh-add /path/to/new/key </dev/null

and append the key to the list of keys in ~/.config/autostart-scripts/ssh-add.sh as explained above to have it unlocked upon providing the kwallet password.

KDE Wallet for Firefox

There is an addon to make Firefox store passwords with KDE5 Wallet.

KDE Wallet for Chrome and Chromium

Chrome/Chromium has built in wallet integration. To enable it, run Chromium with the --password-store=kwallet or --password-store=detect argument. To make the change persistent, see Chromium/Tips and tricks#Making_flags_persistent. (Setting CHROMIUM_USER_FLAGS will not work.)

See also