Linux authentication login with USB device

Posted by linuxer on Oct 30, 2010 10:35 PM EDT
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This article describes a method how to use a USB memory device as an authentication token to log in into a Linux system instead of traditional password. This can be accomplished by use of Pluggable Authentication Modules ( PAM ) and some sort of USB storage device such as USB memory stick of Mobile phone with SD card attached.

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