Sometimes a hardware key is not for added security but simply for added simplicity. This time I give a quick intro to how you can use a SoloKey (or other U2F/FIDO2 HW key) as a quick Linux login mechanism.
If you want to have extra security for your linux machine besides the usual password. Then get yourself a SoloKey or other hardware U2F key and use that as secondary login. Here I give you the description on how to install and configure everything for using Solokeys with your linux. Enjoy!
I spend a lot of my time on IT security and related subjects. This is also why you will always find at least 1-2 hardware security keys on me when I move around. This time I tell a bit about the three types I primarily use.
Sometimes you need a lot of storage in the cloud and services like dropbox and google drive just don’t give you enough space (unless you pay a lot of money each month). I have been looking a bit at the 1TB+ cloud services and found my favorite among them.