How to Authenticate With a Smart Card on a Screensaver
Before You Begin
The GNOME screensaver is displaying on a desktop that you logged
in to with a smart card PIN.
Insert the cursor into the entry field and type your smart card PIN.
Then press the Enter or Return key.
Note - Do not press the Dismiss button.
Press the Dismiss button only if you need a
different account to unlock the screen. Then you would insert the
card for that different account, type the username in the entry
field and press the Enter or
Return key. The system will attempt to read the
card for the certificate and prompt for the smart card PIN for
this different account.
The smart card reader's green LED blinks as the card is being
read and the subject_mapping field of the
certificate is verified.
After the dialog box displays a welcome message, press the
At the smart card PIN prompt, type your PIN and press the
Enter or Return key.
A "verifying certificate" dialog box
If the dialog box displays Error 2320: Wrong smartcard
PIN, press the Dismiss button and type
the PIN again.
Press the Dismiss button to log in.