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[[Home|&raquo; Project Kenai Documentation and Training]] &nbsp;&nbsp; [[Howdoi|&raquo; How Do I ...]] <h1>User Profile Settings</h1> If you want to reset your password, change your email address, add to your tags, upload a picture of yourself, say where you're located, or specify what appears on your [[#Viewing_Your_Public_Profile|public profile]], you need to set your user profile settings. In addition, you can also do things like viewing a list of your mailing list subscriptions, displaying a map of your location on your public profile, and seeing the projects you've joined. You do all this on the Manage Profile page, as described below under [[#Editing_Your_User_Profile_Settings|Editing Your User Profile Settings]]. __TOC__ ==Viewing Your Public Profile== Your ''public profile'' is a page that provides other users with some information about you. To see your public profile: #Click the My Page tab to display your personal home page.<br/><br/>[[image:selectmypage.png]]<br/><br/> #On the left under Profile, click View Public Profile.<br/><br/>[[image:selectpubprofile.png]] ==Editing Your User Profile Settings== To edit your user profile settings, click ''My Page'', then on the left under Profile click ''Edit My Profile''. [[image:selecteditprofile.png]] The Manage Profile page opens. You select the tab that has the settings you want, such as '''Settings''' for basic information like your email address, your name, tags describing you, your status as a student, and your location, or '''Subscriptions''' to see all your email subscriptions. <span id="editprofilepage"></span> [[image:editprofilepage.png]] ==Settings Tab== [[image:userprofile-settingstab.png]] ===Changing Your Email, Name, or Country=== Click the '''Settings''' tab on the [[#Editing_Your_User_Profile_Settings|Manage Profile]] page and enter values for ''Email'', ''First Name'', ''Last Name'', or ''Country'', then click Update. If you want any of this information to display on your public profile page, click the Privacy tab and check the fields you want others to see. For information on the ''Location'' field, see below, [[#Displaying_a_Location_Map_on_Your_Profile_Page|Displaying a Location Map on Your Profile Page]]. <span style="color:red;">'''Warning:'''</span> If you're using your Sun Developer Network (SDN) login on Project Kenai, changing the email address for your Kenai account also changes the email associated with your SDN account. '''Note:''' When you change your email address, a notification is sent both to your old email address (in case you didn't make the change) and to your new one. As with an initial registration, you have to click the link in the email sent to your new address to verify the new address. Once the new address is verified, it appears in your profile. Until then, the old email address continues to be displayed. ===Setting Your Student Status=== Click the '''Settings''' tab on the [[#Editing_Your_User_Profile_Settings|Manage Profile]] page and check or uncheck the Student checkbox. With Student checked, you can optionally enter your school name to the right of the Student checkbox. ===Setting Tags so People Can Search for You=== Click the '''Settings''' tab on the [[#Editing_Your_User_Profile_Settings|Manage Profile]] page and in the ''Tags'' field enter terms that describe you or might help people find you on the site. ===Changing Your Default Forum Editing Syntax=== Click the '''Settings''' tab on the [[#Editing_Your_User_Profile_Settings|Manage Profile]] page and click the ''Forum Post Format'' droplist to choose a syntax. For more information on forums and editing syntax, see [[Forums|About Forums]]. <span id="Networking"></span> ==Networking Tab== [[image:userprofile-networkingtab.png]] ===Listing Your Instant Messaging (IM) IDs=== Click the '''Networking''' tab on the [[#Editing_Your_User_Profile_Settings|Manage Profile]] page. You can enter up to three IM IDs under ''Instant Messaging Networks''. To enter an IM ID, click the droplist to the right of an entry field to choose a network, and then enter the ID you use on that network. '''Note:''' The ID isn't your alias, but the name you use to log in to the network. For example, for Google, it would be your gmail.com email, <tt><em>your_gmail_ID</em>@gmail.com</tt>. ===Listing Your Social Networking or Other Sites=== To list your web sites, such as a home page, blog page, or social networking page, first click the '''Networking''' tab on the [[#Editing_Your_User_Profile_Settings|Manage Profile]] page. You can add up to four pages under Social Networks and Other Sites. To add a page, first select the type of site from the droplist on the right and then paste or type the site's URL in the corresponding entry field. For example, if you have a Facebook page, you can get a URL by logging into Facebook, right-clicking your username link at the top right of the page, and copying that address. In Firefox, the right-click menu item would be ''Copy Link Location''. In Internet Explorer, you'd right-click and choose ''Copy Shortcut''. [[image: userprofile-ntwk-get-facebook-address.png]] ==Image Tab== [[image:userprofile-imagetab.png]] ===Adding a Picture to Your Profile Page=== Click the '''Image''' tab on the [[#Editing_Your_User_Profile_Settings|Manage Profile]] page and upload an image from your local system. A square image works best, and the size can't be greater than 500K. You can remove the graphic at any time and display a generic placeholder instead. Since the image will be cropped to a square image, you might want to work with the image in a graphics editor and make it square before you upload it. Also, an image that is at least 150 X 150 pixels will get better results than a smaller image. For example, the following image isn't square. Here's how it looked before uploading: [[image:mj.jpg]] And here's how it looked after being uploaded to the site and automatically cropped and resized. Note that the top of the head was cut off. [[image:mj-reformatted.jpg]] One way to make this image look better is to edit it before you upload it. If you crop it to a square image and center the part you think is important, you're more likely to see what you want on the site. Here's how it looked after first cropping it in an image editor and then uploading it to the site: [[image:mj-square.jpg]] ==Password Tab== [[image:userprofile-passwordtab.png]] ===Changing Your Password=== Click the '''Password''' tab on the [[#Editing_Your_User_Profile_Settings|Manage Profile]] page and enter your current password, then enter your new password twice and click Save. ==Privacy Tab== [[image:userprofile-privacytab.png]] ===Setting What Displays on Your Profile Page=== By default, your profile page shows your username, your tags, and any image you might have uploaded in the Image tab of the My Profile - Manage page. You can also show your first name, your last name, the date you became a member, your country, your language, and your location as a map. If you've registered as a student, you can also show your school name. To change what displays on your profile page, click the '''Privacy''' tab on the [[#Editing_Your_User_Profile_Settings|Manage Profile]] page, then check the items you want to make public. ===Displaying a Location Map on Your Profile Page=== #Click the '''Settings''' tab on the [[[#Editing_Your_User_Profile_Settings|Manage Profile]] page and enter any location that can be found by Google<sup>&trade;</sup> Maps, then click Update. For example, you can enter city name and state or province, county or other administrative district, country, or whatever combination is necessary. Some examples: #*Minneapolis,MN #*Saskatchewan #*Karnataka #*Prague #*Vanuatu #*Bhutan #*Siberia, Jujuy, Argentina #*37.3926722,-121.954501 #Click the '''Privacy''' tab, then check the ''Location as a Map'' checkbox and click Save. For more information, try some locations on [http://maps.google.com Google Maps] or see [http://maps.google.com/support/bin/topic.py?topic=15920 Google Maps Help]. ===Displaying Your School on Your Profile Page=== If you're a student, you can make your school show up on your profile page. # Click the '''Settings''' tab on the [[#Editing_Your_User_Profile_Settings|Manage Profile]] page. # If necessary, check the Student checkbox, then enter your school's name and click Update. # Click the '''Privacy''' tab, then check the ''School'' checkbox and click Save. ==Subscriptions Tab== [[image:userprofile-subscriptionstab.png]] ===Seeing a List of Your Mailing List Subscriptions=== Click the '''Subscriptions''' tab on the [[#Editing_Your_User_Profile_Settings|Manage Profile]] page. You see a list of all your mailing list subscriptions. You can browse a list's archives by clicking ''Browse Archives''. <span id="SSH_Keys"></span> ==SSH Keys Tab== [[image:userprofile-sshkeystab.png]] A Secure Shell Protocol (SSH) key is required if you want to use the Git source code management system, which on Project Kenai requires that you use SSH access. You can also use an SSH key for more secure and faster SSH access to a Mercurial or Subversion repository. ===Adding an SSH Key to Your Profile=== Click the '''SSH Keys''' tab on the [[#Editing_Your_User_Profile_Settings|Manage Profile]] page. On this tab, you enter the public key that you generate with your SSH client on your system. See [[Generating an SSH Key]] for information on generating a key. After you've generated a public key, here's how you add it to this tab. # Click Add Public Key.<br/><br/>[[image:sshkey-addpublickey.png]]<br/><br/> # The Add Public Key dialog opens.<br/><br/> [[image:sshkey-addkeydialog.png]]<br/> # Optionally give the key a '''Title'''. This is useful if you plan to have more than one key, which you might if you commit from more than one computer. # Open the public key file and copy the public key. For example, <tt>~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub</tt> on Linux or Mac, or on Windows, <tt>.ssh\id_rsa.pub</tt> in your <tt>Documents and Settings\''your-username''</tt> user directory. # Paste the public key into the '''Public Key''' Field.<br/>'''Note:''' Don't worry about extra spaces or linefeeds&mdash;they will be fixed up for you when you save the key. # Click Add to save the new key. # You see the new key appear in the list of keys.<br/><br/>[[image:sshkey-newlyaddedkey.png]] ===Testing a Public Key=== You can test if an ssh key works by using your client's <tt>ssh</tt> command. For example, for a key created for user ell@kenai.com, you could use a Terminal window on a Linux or Mac system, or on Windows you could use a program like Cygwin, and enter the following command: &nbsp;&nbsp;$ ssh ell@kenai.com * If the key works, you get a response like the following:<br/><br/><tt>Hi, ell! You have successfully authenticated, but we do not provide shell access.<br/>Connection to kenai.com closed.</tt><br/><br/> * If the key doesn't work, you get the following response:<br/><br/><tt>Permission denied (publickey,keyboard-interactive).</tt> <table> <tr> <td style="height:500px;">&nbsp;</td> <td style="height:500px;">&nbsp;</td> <td style="height:500px;">&nbsp;</td> </tr> </table>

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