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Configure PureBrowser for authentication against websites using FIDO U2F


Enable

  1. Install “U2F common files”

    sudo apt install libu2f-udev
  1. Open PureBrowser and navigate to about:config
  1. Search for webauth
  1. Set security.webauth.u2f to True (ignore the other webauth settings)

Test

  1. Plug in your FIDO U2F key
  1. Visit https://u2f.bin.coffee (ignore the instructions there, they’re slightly out of date)
  1. Click the “U2F Register” button
  1. You should immediately get a prompt from PureBrowser, and your key will begin blinking. Squeeze the key to authenticate.
  1. Repeat 3-4 with the “U2F Sign” button

Tested with:

  • Nitrokey FIDO U2F
  • PureBrowser 60.1.0
  • libu2f-udev 1.1.6-1

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