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Unlock Ubuntu using your face

posted Sep 20, 2020, 3:14 PM by Chris G   [ updated Sep 20, 2020, 3:14 PM ]

While its been proven a fair few times that with a well crafted photo you can enter most systems with facial recognition. For a personal PC there is something kinda of nice about looking at the webcam unlocking your login session, lock screen or providing sudo access.

Using howdy this is done using very little user tweaking of things like pam.

This will work on most modern linux systems and the guys github page points you in the right direction for most distros