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Re: KDE3 lock screen, 'incorrect password' (my ****)

On Fri, May 03, 2002 at 10:06:37AM +0100, Giles Constant wrote:
> On Thu, 2 May 2002, Stephan Jaensch wrote:
> > You didn't compile PAM support in.
> aaaaah...  that might be it :-) 
alternatively you could just make sure kcheckpass has read access to
/etc/shadow, that is, make it setuid root or setgid shadow.

> (although hitting the 'administrator mode' in kcontrol doesn't have
> the same problem).
kdesu is just a wrapper around the system's su, so it has no permission


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The problem with making software idiot-proof is that idiots are so clever.

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