I am trying to setup betterlockscreen on my Ubuntu 22.10 running nix (so a standalone nix install, outside of nixos).
However, I cannot find how to make it work. When typing my password, even very carefully, it does not unlock.
Reading a bit what’s behind, I found that
betterlockscreen is using
i3lock-color, itself being a fork of
I tested both tools in a nix shell and the same issue happens with both.
It does not happen when running the stock
i3lock installed with
After some reading, I found that other topic, reporting issues with PAM.
I can confirm that my channels are up-to-date with 22.11.
I also inspected an exection of
strace and the program is correctly looking at the file /etc/pam.d/i3lock, as the stock
Being out of ideas on how to continue, I turn to you community, in case someone already solved that issue.