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> On another gentoo newsgroup I made a comment about deleting pam because I
> believed it was causing a problem with logins to KDE. I was severely
> reprimanded for such a careless attitude towards security. I am a home
> user and may have anywhere from 1-3 computers on my home network. I do not
> run any servers open to the net. I have read a couple comments in this
> newsgroup about how pam is not needed for a user such as myself and in
> fact can cause problems.
Jerry, I've got a situation similar to yours. I'm using pam with kde and
not having any issues at all, even across boxen.
Rather than looking at your world as "how do I remove pam?", why not look at
it as "if it's not broke don't fix it."
Leave pam et. Al in place until you actually encounter a situation where
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