Regarding login authentication of students by the KDE Plasma Educational Desktop

karan pratap singh wizard.karan at
Thu Jul 14 19:17:32 CEST 2011

On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 9:59 PM, Aaron J. Seigo <aseigo at> wrote:

> On Thursday, July 14, 2011 20:09:08 you wrote:
> > a) We expect the student to remember his username and password, which he
> > will enter in a KDialog popup box by the containment, and if he enters
> the
> > username/password correctly( which will be verified by telepathy ), then
> the
> > KDialog box will disappear and his previous saved layout will be fetched
> > from the server.
> having seen a number of other school systems, this is how it is always
> done.
> this way students can move around between computers and not have to sit at
> the
> same one each time. it also prevents computers from having to be
> specifically
> configured.


> also, there should be no reason for a KDialog. the log-in widgets could sit
> right inside the containment itself using Plasma::Widgets. :)

Thanks everyone for your suggestions...I am gonna continue with option a) :)

Karan Pratap Singh
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