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Old 02-02-2013, 02:35 AM   #1
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Password protection for a particular application


Greetings all!

I am using Linux Mint 14 Nadia with the MATE GUI and I was wondering if there is any way to set a password prompt for an application when trying to open it. In particular I mean the Chromium web browser. The final goal is for instance to have Chrome opening freely without any credentials needed, but Chromium to be password protected. I hope I made it clear, thanks in advance, cheers!
 
Old 02-02-2013, 11:06 AM   #2
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Version 22.0.1229.94

What login credentials? I don't think I ever "went there"

Do you mean "Sign in to Chrome"?
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Old 02-02-2013, 02:48 PM   #3
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I may have misunderstood the issue after reading it again.
 
Old 02-10-2013, 02:51 PM   #4
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I can only think of creating a script that decrypts (after initially encrypting of course) /usr/bin/chromium and encrypts when the app closes.
 
Old 02-10-2013, 03:00 PM   #5
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Change the ownership of the Chromium binary to a separate user and the use a tool like gksu to start it as that user with password input.
 
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Old 02-10-2013, 03:20 PM   #6
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Ah, yes, a better solution ^
 
  


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