Replacement of KDE Identity

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at
Sat Apr 7 09:16:23 UTC 2018

On Sat, Apr 7, 2018 at 12:08 PM, Jacky Alciné <jackyalcine at> wrote:

> 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.

Hi Jacky,

That's wonderful news. At the moment we don't have any further detail in
terms of specifications, however if you have any questions or areas you'd
like outlined in more detail please feel free to comment on that task and
i'll endevaour to get you the needed information.


> 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
> [image: Open Tracking]
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