Announce: KDE User Manager does smbpasswd.

Heiko Nardmann h.nardmann at
Fri Nov 5 08:39:26 GMT 1999

You don't need to run KDE to start this program.
All you need is the KDE libraries installed and somewhere in the library
This seems to be a common misconception that KDE has to be run to
start KDE programs.
I think the same is true for Gnome.

Stephen L Arnold wrote:

> On 4 Nov 99, Andy Phillips <atp at> had this to say about
> Announce: KDE User Manager does smbpasswd.:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'd like to announce a beta patch to the KDE user manager
> > (kuser) that integrates the management of the smbpasswd
> > encrypted password file with the existing password file.
> [snip]
> Not having looked at the code, I have no idea about the effort
> required, but would anyone like to yank this utility out of KDE and
> make it stand-alone (for the many folks who don't run KDE)?
> Maybe a gnome port, or use a standard Xlib that's commonly
> available?
> Just a thought...
> Steve
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