[Fingerforce-devel] [Thinkfinger-devel] ThinkFinger, Quo Vadis?
luca at pca.it
Thu Nov 15 18:02:31 UTC 2007
Please don't Cc: me, I read the list.
On Thu, 15 Nov 2007 15:29:52 +0100, Timo Hoenig wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-11-15 at 14:12 +0100, Luca Capello wrote:
>> nice to see you back on this project :-)
> Well, nice to see your constant fidelity in the project :)
Even if I don't use the fingerprint reader a lot (most of the time
typing is faster), it's nice to have only it fully supported on
>> Cc:ing the FingerForce-devel mailing list because this post is
>> interesting for Debian as well.
> I guess it's a good choice to keep the cross postings up until we have
> figured out how to proceed properly. That will ensure we'll make the
> fingerprint experience on Linux a success.
Should we keep the fprint mailing list cross posted, too? I cc:ed it,
in case of.
>> FWIW, I use ThinkFinger since the beginning and the latest version
>> with Christian's and ssh patches is working fine on X60 with Debian
> Can you elaborate a little on "working fine". Are you saying that
> everything (login, displaymanager, screensaver, authentication helpers
> [ such as gksudo, kdesu ]) are working fine?
I'm a bit of an uncommon user, since I don't use any DE at all, so at
least with the tools I use ThinkFinger doesn't cause any problem. These
tools are xdm, vlock, su/sudo and openssh.
>> While I announced to upload ThinkFinger into unstable (and then
>> testing, so the next Debian release) , I haven't prepared it
>> yet because of the ssh issue Stephen reported on Ubuntu . Have
>> you planned to include a fix also for this remaining issue?
> Thanks for reminding me.
> I've committed the following.
Perfect, it seems you also missed the patch at  ;-)
Gismo / Luca
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