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Old 07-02-2006, 12:42 AM   #1
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Kmail starts up automatically when I log on

There's a wierdness going on. Kmail starts up automatically when I log on. If someone can suggest something I'd much appreciate it.

Also, every time I send a message in Kmail, it asks me for my password. My outgoing server requires password authentication but only occasionally do I get asked for it in Outlook Express. And I haven't been asked yet in Thunderbird and I've been using it for a week. I'd much appreciate some help on this too.


Old 07-02-2006, 03:35 AM   #2
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Look in the /etc/init.d file to see if there is a script to start kmail at boot. If there is, it can be edited there. Also there may be a graphical configuration setting in kmail itself to open at logon which can be disabled. In the same configuration section of kmail, edit the account and check "save password" where the "My provider requires secure authentication".

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Old 07-04-2006, 03:02 AM   #3
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KDE also has an autostart folder -- but I forgot where exactly ...
Old 07-04-2006, 09:01 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by JZL240I-U
KDE also has an autostart folder -- but I forgot where exactly ...
/home/user_name/.kde/Autostart/ but what is most likely happening is the the restore previous session is enabled thus starting kmail evertime the OP logs in, on my install the setting can be found in the Control Center -> KDE Components -> Session Manager.


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