intent to enable 2fa requirement for org

Carter Schonwald carter.schonwald at
Wed Mar 18 23:05:16 UTC 2020

No. You don’t.  You can use a yubi key and or a totp tool like google
Authenticator or 1Password etc. no phones required

On Wed, Mar 18, 2020 at 6:16 PM Duncan Coutts <duncan at> wrote:

> On Wed, 2020-03-18 at 14:46 -0400, Carter Schonwald wrote:
> > hey everyone, because so much important stuff for the community, it
> > makes sense to add 2fa required for the org, are there any good
> > reasons to either wait to do this, or not do it? Feedback welcome!
> I think I might get cut off.
> Is it not still the case that github's 2fa needs a program running on a
> mobile phone, or an SMS-capable mobile phone? Is there any support for
> normal tools running on a normal Linux machine?
> (I think last time I tried to use the SMS route, it refused to send SMS
> messages to my landline, despite the fact that I can receive them)
> Duncan
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