Howdy is a free facial recognition package that makes GNU/Linux systems capable of "Windows Helo" style authentication by showing your face to a web camera. Howdy provides a PAM module for the Linux PAM authentication system. That allows it to be used with common login managers like SDDM for KDE Plasma and LightDM for Xfce and others. It can also be used for things like sudo and anything else using PAM authentication. Howdy can not be used for anything that is not PAM aware. You can not use it to unlock your system on boot if you use full disk encryption and there is currently no way of using it with things like the KDE Kwallet password manager, the GNOME keyring, GnuPG or other things of that nature.

Installation Instructions

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