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Jean-Philippe Ouellet:
> On Tue, Aug 1, 2017 at 7:02 AM, Rusty Bird <rustyb...@openmailbox.org> wrote:
> > Zrubi:
> >> So I would really appreciate some statement if Qubes will really drop
> >> KDE support. I can accept that, but then I not waste my time trying to
> >> make it work. Instead focusing to fix the XFCE issues I have ;)
> >>
> >> - the default login screen is just ugly. I know that this is not the
> >> first priority, and not even a technical issue. But new users will see
> >> that ugly thing first. So it's should be a Qubes skinned one. at least.
> >
> > Or, if the login screen isn't needed anymore (to switch between XFCE
> > and KDE), why not get rid of it entirely:
> >
> > # mkdir /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d
> > # cat >>/etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/99-autologin.conf <<END
> > [SeatDefaults]
> > autologin-user=USERNAME
> > END
> 
> Consider a briefly-unattended laptop protected by only a lock screen.
> 
> Normally the attacker would need a way to kill the X screensaver
> without killing the X session. Would the above make crashing the X
> session (and thus being dropped back to the display manager which
> auto-logs-in) sufficient to gain access?
> 
> If so, this sounds like a bad idea (or at least an argument for
> something like physlock).

Ah, I hadn't thought about that. I've been using physlock since
forever, if only to avoid seeing XScreenSaver's fonts...

Rusty
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