On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 11:25 AM, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.du...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Vladislav Dembskiy wrote:
>
>> I did install full KDE with Plasma on my notebook according to the
>> development version of BLS-systemd book. Everything is working fine except
>> of couple of issues. One of those is that I am not able to unlock screen
>> using my user ID and password if screen has been locked after period of
>> inactivity. I am sure that I enter my password correctly but unlock is
>> failed. journalctl output is following:
>> -------------------
>> hp-ved-lfs kcheckpass[26804]: pam_warn(kde:auth):
>> function=[pam_sm_authenticate] flags=0 service=[kde] terminal=[:0]
>> user=[ved] ruser=[<unknown>] rhost=[<unknown>]
>> hp-ved-lfs kcheckpass[26804]: Authentication failure for ved (invoked by
>> uid 1000)
>> -------------------
>> "ved" is my user ID.
>> I believe that some PAM configuration is incorrect but I do not know  what
>> I have to debug and to change and I am asking for community help.
>> Nevertheless, to unlock my plasma session I have to go to another terminal
>> as root and use "loginctl unlock-sessions" command. This is a workaround
>> but not a solution.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Vladislav
>>
>> P.S.
>> I am sending this message for the second time. My first message did not a
>> appeared in the archive. Probably, Majordomo considered it as spam but I
>> do
>> not know why.
>>
>
> We don't use majordomo, we use mailman.  In any case, this message was
> delivered.
>
> We'll have to investigate the screen unlocking.  You appear using the
> systemd version of the book.  I don't think the problem occurs in the sysv
> version but I'll have to double check.
>
>
My preliminary guess is that its something to do with logind. Bruce, if it
works fine on sysv, I'll build KDE once we're done with GNOME. I've already
started with the updates for that.
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