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Re: Fingerprint authentication when desktop locked



On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 21:38, Todd Denniston
<Todd Denniston ssa crane navy mil> wrote:
> Nicolae Ghimbovschi wrote, On 01/06/2009 11:05 AM:
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> Last week I successfully configured PAM (in Fedora 10) to provide
>> fingerprint authentication
>> (http://www.reactivated.net/fprint/wiki/Pam_fprint).
>> Everything works great.
>>
>> Except when my desktop is locked, to unlock it I'm asked only for my
>> password.
>> Why it does not use the pam_fprint module for authentication ?
>>
>> Below is the listing of my system-auth
>>
>> $ cat /etc/pam.d/system-auth
>
> Pam is sufficiently confusing to me that I could be wrong here...
>
> but I think you also need to modify /etc/pam.d/xlock and|or
> /etc/pam.d/xscreensaver if those do not inherit from /etc/pam.d/system-auth.

There is gnome-screensaver, and in it

auth       include	system-auth

it inherits from system-auth

There is no xlock or xscreensaver

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