Make Fake Phablet Greeter a Real One

Registered by Michael Terry on 2013-12-01

The current phablet greeter is a fake in-user-process screen. To enable features like passwords or pin, we need to split the greeter out into a separate process that can be driven by LightDM.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
MichaƂ Sawicz
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
Michael Terry
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Michael Terry
Definition:
Superseded
Series goal:
Proposed for trusty
Implementation:
Slow progress
Milestone target:
None
Started by
Michael Terry on 2013-12-02
Completed by
Michael Terry on 2015-04-13

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Work Items

Work items:
[mterry] Investigate what needs to be done to receive calls / texts: DONE
[mterry] Run upstart session with ofono-setup in greeter: DONE
[mterry] Implement contact lookup via AccountsService: DONE
[mterry] Only have active session play ring tone: DONE
[mterry] Figure out how transitions to and from greeter will behave: DONE
[mterry] Implement dbus-app-launch DBus API: DONE
[mterry] Implement user list DBus API (from desktop greeter): DONE

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