bash script to install and uninstall face recognition login on Ubuntu 10.04+

copyright (C) qingfeng Xia 2011-2020 CC-BY-NC 4.0

These script will automatic download the source code and make configuration to enable face recognition login , using the pam-face-authentication@googlecode

install by Download the attached 2 doc files.




after download, please rename the *.doc  to *.sh:  then  `chmod +x *.sh`

Always check the script to make sure it does not contains malicious code,

The setup script will download the source code  and compile and configure the PAM module. And you need to run the face recognition training GUI before logout!

gedit “”  there are 4 user customable variables:

INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr         #set the install prefix for lib files.

BUILD_PATH=/tmp              #

PAM_FACE_AUTH=pam-face-authentication-0.3.tar.gz        # change it for newer version

URL=””     #



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