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Month: January 2012

Re: [trinity-users] Authentication/Configuration

From: Mike Howard <mike@...>
Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2012 20:06:53 +0000
On 13/01/2012 19:52, Darrell Anderson wrote:
>> When building and installing TDE from scratch on a clean,
>> 'X'-less system, how do I get authentication working? I
>> assume that TDE just passes on the task to the underlying
>> OS. However, having done a clean build I don't know how to
>> get the necessary configuration and auth bits in place, like
>> Pam modules, init scripts etc.  When you install from
>> packages it's all taken care of.
>> I can (and will) hack about to create the above but just
>> wondered if there was something ready rolled.
> I don't know how much I can help. I work with Slackware, which does not use PAM.
> I build all of my packages in an X-less chroot build environment. I never had any problem logging into Trinity. With that said, perhaps there is something specific you are seeking that I'm not seeing. :)
> Trinity works with the underlying login authentication process. If you are having problems logging into Trinity, possibly the correct build options are not being set in your kdebase build script? For example, in Slackware I use -DWITH_SHADOW=ON and -DWITH_PAM=OFF, but with Debian set that last option to ON.
> Additionally, check your KDM configuration settings: Control Center, System Administration, Login Manager.
> Darrell
Thanks Darrell, sometimes I just can't see the obvious and the kdebase 
prompt has, I'm sure, pointed me in the right direction.


Michael Howard        mike at dewberryfields dot co dot uk