Replacement of KDE Identity

Jacky Alciné jackyalcine at
Sat Apr 7 00:08:42 UTC 2018

I've worked on authentication identity services before - specifically one that served as a MFA solution.

Is there a Wiki page with more of a spec? I've followed that task on Phabricator.
On Apr 6 2018, at 5:04 pm, Aleix Pol <aleixpol at> wrote:
> 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.
> FWIW this is of especial importance. We (the Board) had a call with
> Ben few weeks ago and discussed this issue, it's clear that it's
> something central to KDE infrastructure.
> If you are wondering if this is worth spending some of your time, it
> probably is. Especially if you are familiar with such technologies.
> Aleix
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