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Put it on your keyring and use it like a key
Authored by: digitalone on Jun 20, '03 01:32:29AM

This is just a suggestion, and I haven't checked into the viability of this, but you set it up so the USB drive doesn't work with the keychain. You could have a script in place that when a drive is mounted with that specific name or UUID, it executes a script on the key itself. This could contain ANY kind of security method, PGP, automatic, a password prompt, whatever level you want. You can lock the screen and unlock it through scripts, and enter passwords and call keychains. This way, as long as your chosen security method is valid on any machine you set up, this system will allow you not to have to change any keychains and the like, giving you access to multiple computers.

My idea is have the USB drive act as a key. When I insert it, it locks or unlocks the computer. This way I don't have to leave the key in. I can open my laptop, stick the key in and unlock it, then put my keys back in my pocket. When I put it away, I can just pop it back in, and after it locks I can put it away.

Just an idea.

Sean



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