[kde-solaris] KCheckpass on Solaris 8

Paresh Pitalia kde-solaris@mail.kde.org
Mon Nov 11 19:48:11 2002


chmod 4755 /etc/shadow

Thats all I did and it started working.


--- Joshua Symons <vmcore@mysun.com> wrote:
> kcheckpass has to be 4755 or kdesktop_lock has to be 4755? by default
> kcheckpass is 4755 on my box and it still doesn't work (passwd). It
> would be nice if kdesktop_lock could simply use a third party app,
> like
> say xlockmore.
> 
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Paresh Pitalia <paresh_su@yahoo.com>
> Date: Monday, November 11, 2002 10:35 am
> Subject: Re: [kde-solaris] KCheckpass on Solaris 8
> 
> > Thanks Torsten
> > 
> > chmod 4755 worked !!
> > 
> > 
> > --- Torsten Kasch <tk@Genetik.Uni-Bielefeld.DE> wrote:
> > > Hi Ian,
> > > 
> > > On Mon, Nov 11, 2002 at 09:56:53AM -0500, Ian Reinhart Geiser
> wrote:
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> > > > 
> > > > Greetings
> > > > 	What options do people out there to get checkpass to work on
> > > solaris 8?  
> > > > Currently I cannot get the screen to unlock after Ilock it
> because
> > > kcheckpass 
> > > > fails?  Is this something that needs to be fixed?
> > > 
> > > That depends on what naming service(s) you're using in
> > > /etc/nsswitch.conf for
> > > "passwd". If "files" is one of them, kcheckpass needs to be 
> > installed> setuid root in order to be able to access /etc/shadow. 
> > For NIS this
> > > isn't
> > > necessary, but would not hurt...
> > > 
> > > Please note, that in the first case, mode 4711 isn't sufficient,
> > > since
> > > somewhere the readabilty of the binary is checked (don't know
> why),
> > > so
> > > you would need 4755...
> > > 
> > > cheers,
> > > 	Torsten
> > > 
> > > -- 
> > >    Torsten Kasch                              
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