Replacement of KDE Identity

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at
Fri Apr 6 23:31:22 UTC 2018

On Sat, Apr 7, 2018 at 11:23 AM, Roman Gilg <subdiff at> wrote:
> For the future a KDE owned online service for users to backup and sync
> their KDE Apps / Plasma Workspace settings on multiple devices through
> this new online identity system would be nice. Not sure how this
> affects the requirements of this identity system.

Hi Roman,

This shouldn't change the requirements of the system, as users would
authenticate with this future service the same way they'll
authenticate to our other websites - using OAuth2 (or equivalent


> Cheers,
> Roman
> On Fri, Apr 6, 2018 at 12:25 PM, Ben Cooksley <bcooksley at> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> For sometime now it has been becoming increasingly apparent that our
>> existing system for universal login, KDE Identity, has been reaching
>> the end of it's life.
>> Replacing it however is no easy feat, and unfortunately no existing
>> solution is able to meet our requirements. To that end we've now
>> published a task detailing what is required of a replacement to KDE
>> Identity (
>> Should anyone be interested (or know anyone who could potentially be
>> interested) in working on this, it would be appreciated if you could
>> please contact us.
>> Regards,
>> Ben Cooksley
>> KDE Sysadmin

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