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Avatar September 06, 2010 06:58 New LinOTP demo site available

Today a new LinOTP demo site is online. You may register a LinOTP user and then register an motp mobile phone OTP token for this user. Thus you can test authenticating with LinOTP2 without having to install the LinOTP system on your own.

You ca...

Avatar October 18, 2010 09:09 Howto secure your Desktop with OTP

Today we added ready made ubuntu packages and a Howto secure your Desktop with LinOTP in combination with motp token. If you are a bit familiar with PAM it enables you to add OTP support to your Linux machine in about 10 minutes.

Avatar October 31, 2010 14:06 APT repository available

Today we provide an apt repository of stable community edition releases and development snaptshots which makes it easy for Debian and Ubuntu users to install LinOTP 2 Community Edition on their machines and easily keep their installation uptodate.

Avatar November 02, 2011 16:35 LinOTP and SAML

Download the simpleSAMLphp plugin that connects simpleSAMLphp to LinOTP to authenticate in your federation using OTP. For download see the project website. (

Avatar November 11, 2011 08:18 LinOTP on OpenRheinRuhr

LinOTP will be on the OpenRheinRuhr open source fair in Oberhausen, Germany, this weekend. (

Avatar November 17, 2011 22:07 Demo site with management interface

We updated the demo setup this way, that you now may also login to the management interface. Thus you manage tokens from an administrator point of view.

You can go to
and retrieve the login data and instruc...

Avatar January 30, 2012 06:42 LinOTP on Chemnitzer Linuxtage

LinOTP will be at the Chemnitzer Linuxtage. You can take a look at the booth or listen to the lecture ((chemnitzer.linux-tage....).

Avatar March 24, 2012 21:24 New PAM package at PyPI

A new PAM module to easily integrate LinOTP is available at PyPI:

Avatar March 24, 2012 21:25 Easy installation of LinOTP community edition

We got a new howto for easy and fast installation of the LinOTP community edition.

LinOTP up and running in less than five minutes...

Avatar April 05, 2012 13:12 LinOTP at Linuxtag/Berlin

LSE LinOTP will be at the Linuxtag in Berlin from May, 23rd to 26th, 2012. We will have a booth in hall 7.2a. Come and see!

Avatar May 05, 2012 13:35 LinOTP Authentication module for Apache Webserver

Today we released an authentication module for the Apache webserver, that can authenticate against the LinOTP server.

The code can be found here:

Avatar July 18, 2012 10:56 LinOTP on FrosCon 2012

LinOTP can be seen on the FrosCon (Free and Open Source Software Conference) at the University of Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Germany on August 25th/26th.

On Saturday the will be a workshop to install LinOTP on your own system or infrastructure.

On Sun...

Avatar October 22, 2012 18:01 Howto for OpenVPN available

There is a howto available to use OpenVPN with LinOTP. This is hosted at Howtoforge:

Avatar October 31, 2012 20:33 Howto for securing Apache2 using mod_authn_linotp

There is a new howto secure the Apache2 with LinOTP:

It uses mod_authn_linotp which is available at

Avatar February 19, 2013 14:40 LinOTP at Chemnitzer Linuxtag, Germany

LinOTP will be at "Chemnitzer Linuxtage" in Chemnitz, Germany.

There will be a both to ask any questions and also a talk about the new OCRA/QR-TAN algorithm.


Avatar March 28, 2013 17:10 LinOTP at Linuxtag in Berlin, Germany

LSE LinOTP will be at the Linuxtag in Berlin from May, 22nd-25th. (

You can see and ask everything at our stand. We are looking forward to your visits and discussions.

Avatar May 02, 2013 11:02 New Howto for OpenSuSE, LinOTP and SSH

There is a new howto available that describes using LinOTP on OpenSuSE to login via SSH:

Avatar May 02, 2013 13:53 Howto use OCRA token with LinOTP

There is a short howto for using the Feitian C601 OCRA token with LinOTP:

Avatar May 13, 2013 13:38 Ubuntu repository available

LinOTP is available in an Ubuntu repository at

The packages were built for 12.04.
Other releases may follow.

Avatar July 05, 2013 15:21 OTP for MacOS X

We released a new howto for authenticating MacOS X against LinOTP using pam_linotp.
Read here:

Avatar August 06, 2013 13:30 LinOTP workshop at FrosCON 2013

There will be a LinOTP workshop with OpenVPN at FrosCON 2013.

Avatar August 31, 2013 14:17 LinOTP virtual image

We provide a virtual image with a ready LinOTP installation for download on ourt website.
Try and enjoy:

Avatar September 02, 2013 09:06 Debian repository available

There is a debian repository available for easy installation on Debian Squeeze:

Avatar October 11, 2013 05:36 LinOTP at OpenRheinRuhr

LinOTP will be at OpenRheinRuhr ( in Oberhausen, Germany.
There will also be a talk about the challenge-response mechanisms in the upcoming release and a workshop regarding Yubikey and LinOTP.

Avatar October 20, 2013 12:37 Dokuwiki plugin for two factor authentication

There is a dokuwiki plugin for two factor authentication with LinOTP available at

Avatar October 20, 2013 22:37 New Wordpress plugin for 2FA with LinOTP

There is a new wordpress plugin for LinOTP available at

Avatar November 01, 2013 21:08 2FA OTP plugin for django framework

There is a first release of a LinOTP authentication plugin available for the python django framewordk:

Avatar November 06, 2013 10:46 LinOTP runs on Univention Corporate Server

LinOTP runs on Univention Corporate Server thus making two factor authentication available by a couple of mouse clicks. Integration with LDAP and Management Web UI is setup automatically.

Avatar November 26, 2013 10:14 LinOTP Google group available

A new LinOTP Google group is available:

Avatar November 28, 2013 09:11 Youtube channel available

We added a youtube channel, where we plan to release some explaining videos.


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