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authorTimothy Pearson <>2013-01-26 13:16:20 -0600
committerTimothy Pearson <>2013-01-26 13:16:20 -0600
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KDE can be configured to support the PAM ("Pluggable Authentication
Modules") system for password checking by the display manager tdm and
-by the screen saver kscreensaver (for unlocking the display).
+by the screen saver tdescreensaver (for unlocking the display).
PAM is a flexible application-transparent configurable user-authentication
system found on FreeBSD, Solaris, and Linux (and maybe other unixes).
@@ -27,26 +27,26 @@ By default, PAM is automatically used, if it is found. Use
If PAM is found, KDE usually uses the PAM service "kde". You may
override it for all KDE programs by using --with-pam=<service> and/or
individually by using --with-<prog>-pam=<service>, where <prog> is
-one of tdm, kcp and kss (for tdm, kcheckpass and kscreensaver).
+one of tdm, kcp and kss (for tdm, kcheckpass and tdescreensaver).
"make install" will attempt to create suitable service definitions; either
by putting files into /etc/pam.d/ or by adding text to /etc/pam.conf. The
services are just copies of the "login" service.
You may want to edit these definitions to meet your needs.
There are also two example service definitions in this directory -
-kde.pamd and kscreensaver.pamd - but don't just copy them!
+kde.pamd and tdescreensaver.pamd - but don't just copy them!
If the services are misconfigured, you will NOT be able to login via TDM
and/or unlock a locked screen!
If there is ever any doubt about which PAM service a program was
compiled with, it can be determined by examining the PAM-generated
-entries in the system log associated with tdm logins or kscreensaver
+entries in the system log associated with tdm logins or tdescreensaver
authentication failures.
PAM configuration files have four types of entries for each service:
-type used by tdm used by kscreensaver
+type used by tdm used by tdescreensaver
---- ----------- --------------------
auth x x
account x