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Feature #8385

Feature #5684: Screen locker

Investigate if other distros are interested in our screen locking solution

Added by u about 5 years ago. Updated almost 5 years ago.

Status:
Resolved
Priority:
Elevated
Assignee:
-
Category:
-
Target version:
-
Start date:
12/03/2014
Due date:
% Done:

0%

Feature Branch:
Type of work:
Research
Blueprint:
Starter:
Affected tool:

Description

If we find a technical possibility to implement the idea of prompting for a password on the first screen lock of a session, it might be interesting to package it and to make it available for other distros.

History

#1 Updated by u about 5 years ago

#2 Updated by BitingBird about 5 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Confirmed

#3 Updated by sajolida about 5 years ago

  • Assignee set to sajolida

#4 Updated by intrigeri about 5 years ago

#5 Updated by intrigeri about 5 years ago

  • Priority changed from Normal to Elevated
  • Parent task set to #5684

#6 Updated by intrigeri about 5 years ago

  • Subject changed from Investigate if other distros are interested in our solution to Investigate if other distros are interested in our screen locking solution

#7 Updated by intrigeri about 5 years ago

  • Blocked by Feature #8383: Research technical possibilities to implement a password prompt for screen locking added

#8 Updated by sajolida about 5 years ago

  • Status changed from Confirmed to In Progress

Email sent to Knoppix, Grml, Jondo, Kali, Debian Live, and Tanglu:

https://mailman.boum.org/pipermail/tails-dev/2014-December/007721.html

#9 Updated by sajolida almost 5 years ago

  • Blocked by deleted (Feature #8383: Research technical possibilities to implement a password prompt for screen locking)

#10 Updated by sajolida almost 5 years ago

  • Status changed from In Progress to Resolved
  • Assignee deleted (sajolida)

Done, only Grml, Knoppix, and Kali answered after several weeks and two pings:

  • Grml: already have a custom script,
  • Kali: low interest in our solution as Kali is not mainly used in live environment.
  • Knoppix: might be interested in our solution.

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