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I would like to override the login process of my computer such that it could be logged in by a Bluetooth hardware security token instead of the typing username and password.

What would I need to do and where should I look to accomplish this?

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This will involve modifications to your PAM stack configuration.

To use a Bluetooth device, you probably want to look into http://blueproximity.sourceforge.net/manual.html

For an overview of PAM, I would refer you to http://pig.made-it.com/pam.html

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Ideally this would be done with a PAM module, I don't know if one is available for your hardware device.

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