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Re: [gcmd-dev] [NEW] Use of GNOME authentication manager for user's secu

From: Piotr Eljasiak
Subject: Re: [gcmd-dev] [NEW] Use of GNOME authentication manager for user's security credentials (3/3)
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2007 23:44:45 +0100

> > But seriously, no, i just try to figure how to deal with plain password 
> > file, that is, how to give users who don't like gkd yet a choice to still 
> > have some security, if they think their PC is possibly not that 'personal' 
> > (like e.g. a laptop, or at work)
> > And i assume that erasing a password from the file is not that difficult ?
> As i remember from earlier versions of gcmd, password was
> saved encrypted in this plain text file. When did it
> change?

I'm afraid gcmd never stored password encrypted. The file 'connections'
used slightly different format, but the passwords were plainly visible

FTP passwords can be stored in the cfg file since 2003.01.28 :o)


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