Unlocking for Plasma Active 2
sebas at kde.org
Sat Oct 8 12:48:37 UTC 2011
On Saturday, October 08, 2011 14:31:15 Martin Gräßlin wrote:
> I just wanted to outline some ideas for the screen unlocking experience in
> Plasma Active 2.
> In general I want to get the unlocker secure by using a KGreeterPlugin. My
> KWin screenlocker effect now uses KGreeterPlugins to do the authentication
> so we need to change the existing active locker anyway.
> From UI I would like to have a nice QML using dots to connect:
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> | | |
> each of the circles corresponds to a digit from 1-9. So connecting the
> circles results in a number like 78963 (top left to top right to bottom
> right). This could be used as the password and we can use the normal PAM
> authentication for it.
> So what do you think?
Sounds exactly like Android's screenlocker. Which is not necessarily bad, but
maybe we can come up with something better / more beautiful even?
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