libpam-poldi - PAM module allowing authentication using a OpenPGP smartcard

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name libpam-poldi
Package version 0.4.1
Package release 3+b1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 214 B
Download size 79.83 KB
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This PAM module will allow you to login, screenlock and validate to
services using your GnuPG smartcard.
You might have expected to find this with a name of libpam-pgp, libpam-gpg,
libpam-openpgp or libpam-gnupg.
This code is considered experimental and needs more testing. It is, however,
already used for the daily login.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libpam-poldi_0.4.1-3+b1_amd64.deb 0.4.1 amd64 Debian Main
libpam-poldi - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.8
libgcrypt20 >= 1.6.1
libgpg-error0 >= 1.10
libksba8 >= 1.2.0
scdaemon -


Type URL
Binary Package libpam-poldi_0.4.1-3+b1_i386.deb
Source Package poldi

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libpam-poldi deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libpam-poldi




2013-07-10 - NIIBE Yutaka <>
poldi (0.4.1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control (Maintainer): New maintainer (Closes: #708833).
(Build-Depends): Require debhelper >= 9 and autotools-dev.
(Standard-Version): Bump to 3.9.4.
[libpam-poldi] (Depends): Replace to scdaemon (was: gpgsm).
(Recommends): Replace to gnupg2 (was: gnupg).
* debian/postrm: New (Closes: #656459).  Thanks to Andreas Beckmann.
* debian/compat: Require 9.
* debian/watch: New.  Thanks to Bart Martens.
* debian/NEWS: Remove (as it's 0.3 -> 0.4, from etch to lenny).
* debian/source/format: New.
* debian/patches/01-debian-specific-0.4.1.diff: New.
* debian/patches/02-ldflags-0.4.1.diff: New.
* debian/patches/03-fix-auth-localdb.diff: New.
* debian/rules: Re-write to use debhelper.
* Incorporate NMU.
2012-01-03 - Steve McIntyre <>
poldi (0.4.1-2.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Add -lgpg-error when linking tests, to fix FTBFS. Closes: #556068.
* Lintian-inspired cleanups:
+ Update debhelper compat level from 4 to 8
+ Add simple initial build-arch and build-indep rules
+ Update Standards-Version
+ Move from dh_clean -k to dh_prep
+ Add versioned debhelper dep on version 8+
+ Add depends on dpkg (>= 1.15.4) | install-info
+ Remove .../info/dir.gz
2009-07-30 - Lionel Elie Mamane <>
poldi (0.4.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Install a global scdaemon config file, scdaemon bails out if it does
not find it.
* Document that situation in README.Debian
* logrotate for the logfile
* ensure logfile is created with secure permissions
2009-07-30 - Lionel Elie Mamane <>
poldi (0.4.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version (closes: #502562)
- Handle missing reader gracefully (closes: #428053)
* New comaintainer
* Add Homepage field to debian/control
* Bump up Standards-Version to 3.8.2
* Make poldi much more silent when not in debug mode
* Tweak some prompts
* Shut up scdaemon when not in verbose mode
* Make scdaemon use a global configuration file
* Timeout (3s hardcoded) when waiting for a smartcard
* Allow PIN with any character (not only digits)
* Reasonable default configuration file
2007-05-01 - Steve Langasek <>
poldi (0.3.0-4.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* 0-day alpha porter NMU.
* Don't call vsyslog with a NULL ap argument; this is abuse of the C
standard, and syslog() does what's wanted here anyway.  Closes: #353532.
2006-05-20 - Joachim Breitner <>
poldi (0.3.0-4) unstable; urgency=low
* tries to load instead of (Closes:
2006-05-05 - Joachim Breitner <>
poldi (0.3.0-3) unstable; urgency=low
* pin as option hack
* quiet option
* README.Debian about that
* Explain activating the pam module, closes: #365046
* Bumping policy, no change
2006-02-08 - Joachim Breitner <>
poldi (0.3.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Upload to unstable. Should closes: #327516.
2005-12-22 - Joachim Breitner <>
poldi (0.3.0-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream release
2005-11-08 - Joachim Breitner <>
poldi (0.3-cvs-1) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
* Upstream preview release
* Removed PIN-from-Logindata-hack, thus removed REAMDE.Debian

See Also

Package Description
libpam-pwdfile_1.0-1_i386.deb PAM module allowing authentication via an /etc/passwd-like file
libpam-pwquality_1.2.3-1_i386.deb PAM module to check password strength
libpam-python-doc_1.0.4-1_all.deb Documentation for the bindings provided by libpam-python
libpam-python_1.0.4-1_i386.deb Enables PAM modules to be written in Python
libpam-radius-auth_1.3.16-4.4_i386.deb The PAM RADIUS authentication module
libpam-runtime_1.1.8-3.1+deb8u2_all.deb Runtime support for the PAM library
libpam-script_1.1.7-1_i386.deb PAM module which allows executing a script
libpam-shield_0.9.6-1.1_i386.deb locks out remote attackers trying password guessing
libpam-shishi_1.0.2-5_i386.deb PAM module for Shishi Kerberos v5
libpam-slurm_14.03.9-5+deb8u2_i386.deb PAM module to authenticate using the SLURM resource manager
libpam-smbpass_4.2.14+dfsg-0+deb8u9_i386.deb pluggable authentication module for Samba
libpam-snapper_0.2.4-1_i386.deb PAM module for Linux filesystem snapshot management tool
libpam-ssh_2.01-2_i386.deb Authenticate using SSH keys
libpam-sshauth_0.3.1-1+deb8u1_i386.deb authenticate using an SSH server
libpam-sss_1.11.7-3_i386.deb Pam module for the System Security Services Daemon