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Month: February 2012

Re: [trinity-users] Bug 690 reopen?

From: Kristopher John Gamrat <chaotickjg@...>
Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2012 16:27:38 -0500
On Wednesday 22 February 2012 02:55:51 pm Calvin Morrison wrote:
> On 22 February 2012 14:52, Kristopher John Gamrat <chaotickjg@...> wrote:
> > On Wednesday 22 February 2012 02:24:25 pm Sl�vek Banko wrote:
> > <snip>
> >> So I have to confirm the observations from Jiri Jansky - kdm_greet is
> >> still sick. And SAK from now I consider not only the futility but
> >> complete stupidity. :)
> >
> > For home users, it is complete stupidity IMO. How many people have friends or relatives who are going to hack the login screen, anyway?
> >
> > For businesses, schools, etc. that will have a lot of people logging in, I can certainly understand having it enabled, provided it works right. Even then, if the business/school/etc. sets up their read/write permissions correctly and are as careful as possible who they provide root access to, they shouldn't have to worry. Besides, if they give root access to someone who's untrustworthy, that would invalidate any reason for having SAK enabled.
> >
> I missed the part where you were actually talking about what SAK implements.
> maybe you should read up on it:

You couldn't have missed it because it isn't there to miss.

Why should I read up on it? I already know what it is and what it does. It's to help make sure that the login screen isn't spoofed by a spyware-ridden version.

Kris Gamrat
Ark Linux webmaster