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How to install my HP Pavilion dv6559ea fingerprint reader on Ubuntu?

It's my first time with Linux OS and I'm trying to install properly my fingerprint reader, but I'm not even close to it. Can you please help me? Thank you.
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Ubuntu driver package for Dell latitude e5250? [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell latitude e5250 and everything except fingerprint reader (tried the fprint package) seems to work fine. Searched and found this driver package for the laptop and ...
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Authentication not working properly after using fingerprint authentication in Ububtu 14.04

I installed fingerprint-gui to use fingerprint scanner in my thinkpad. The commands used were sudo apt-add-repository ppa:fingerprint/fingerprint-gui && sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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Thinkpad edge e535 Ubuntu 12.04 issues

I have a lenovo thinkpad edge e535 AMD A8 laptop. I purchased it a couple of years ago with Windows 7 preinstalled. Before a couple of months, I decided to install Ubuntu on this laptop for several ...
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Validity sensor fingerprint reader hp envy m6

I have an HP Envy m6-1125dx. Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04, now I am trying to make my fingerprint reader work. I installed Fingerprint GUI, but it does not find the validity sensor for my ...
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Fingerprint reader blocks password entry on login screen

I installed a fingerprint reader with this method and it works however, during the login screen it appears as a modal window and therefore the only way to login is scanning the fingerprint. How can ...
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Fingerprint reader after suspend

After resuming from suspend the fingerprint reader is not ready for input (the little green LED is off thinkpad x201t) even though the text to use the fprint reader is shown (swipe you right index ...
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fingerprint reader Validity sensor 138a:0010 not recognised [duplicate]

my ASUS PU301L has a fingerprint scanner from Validity sensor that is not recognized. Here below details. Any idea on how to get it working? matteo@PU301LA:~$ lsusb -s 001:006 -v Bus 001 Device 006: ...
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Error while login in Ubuntu using Fingerprint GUI

When I am trying to login in Ubuntu using Fingerprint GUI I receive the following error : ERROR: FOUND ENCRYPTED HOMEDIR BUT NO PASSWORD I have installed my fingerprint for both sudo and su ...
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ThinkPad X1 Carbon (Type 20A7) - Issue with fingerprint sensor

I have the problem with fingerprint sensor in New Carbon X1. The fingerprint scanner is from validity sensors Inc. and not the mostly used Upek one. This is the response from $ lsusb: Bus 002 ...
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Fingerprint GUI breaks lock screen after suspend

ASUS M50Vc with AuthenTec AES1600 fingerprint reader, Ubuntu 14.04. Everything works normally EXCEPT when I need to unlock the screen after suspend. There is no prompt to swipe the finger, swiping ...
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Dell Vostro 3750 finger print scanner

I have a Dell 3750 that runs Ubuntu 14.4Lts. I also have a finger print scanner that does not seem to work with Ubuntu with my current set up. The finger print scanner comes up as VFS5011 Fingerprint ...
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Thinkpad E540 setting VFS5011 Fingerprint by using fingerprint-gui: No Devices Found!

I'm trying to figure out how to set the fingerprint reader in my Thinkpad E540 as this is the only remaining component not recognised during the OS install. Apparently the setup is quite easy and ...
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How do I use the fingerprint sensor for lenovo b40-70 laptops?

Does anyone know how to use the fingerprint scanner for ubuntu 12.04. My Laptop is lenovo B40-70 Thank You
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Biometric Enrollment

I am interested in developing a Match-on-card Logon functionality (biometric enrollment) for users on Ubuntu. I've searched through PAM modules, in Ubuntu Software Center, and with Google, and found ...
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Unlock keyring with fingerprint on login 14.04

I have a ThinkPad with a fingerprint reader installed. In windows I can log in perfectly fine without typing a password. Is there any way to unlock the login keyring from the fingerprint scanner? I ...
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How to install a fingerprint reader on Lenovo ThinkPad with ubuntu 14.04

I have a Lenovo-ThinkPad which came with a fingerprint reader, I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I have no idea how to enable it. I already tried: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fingerprint/fingerprint-gui ...
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Configure fingerprint-gui so that it does not ask for fingprint authentification on sudo

I find the dialog that pops up extremely annoying as I find it more convenient to type out the password. Thanks
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Possible to “electronically disconnect” the fingerprint sensor on my laptop? // X41 Thinkpad

I'd like to fully disable the fingerprint sensor on my IBM X41 Thinkpad. The first place to look which comes to mind is BIOS (version 2.09, 74ET64WW): I just checked again: as far as I can tell there ...
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Is there a driver available for Thinkpad T540p fingerprint reader

The open source drivers supported by Ubuntu do not cover the reader included with this computer and the Launchpad project to supply such drivers appears to be dormant. The reader is supplied by a ...
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How to set-up/enable Fingerprint sensor?

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my HP dm4-2180 laptop. I wanted to know if there is a way to enable/set-up the Fingerprint sensor. I read through a few related thread and understand that ...
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Fingerprint reader driver for Validity Sensors Fingerprint scanner

prakhar@pr3d4tOr:~$ lsusb -s 001:003 -v Bus 001 Device 003: ID 138a:0018 Validity Sensors, Inc. Fingerprint scanner Couldn't open device, some information will be missing Device Descriptor: bLength ...
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Why does gnome-control-center have png images for a fingerprint reader? Does it have one and can I use it?

So I was randomly looking at images on my computer and I found these in /usr/share/gnome-control-center/pixmaps: I didn't think Ubuntu had any built in fingerprint reader support. So why are ...
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Validity Sensor (138a:0017) fingerprint reader not working

I recently bought a Thinkpad (T440p) and installed Ubuntu 13.10. It should be certified for Ubuntu. But there is one thing, which doesn't work out of the box. My Validity Sensors fingerprint reader ...
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VFS 495 finger print reader not working in Ubuntu

I have HP Probook 450 and it has integrated finger print reader VFS 495 from Validity Inc. I have Linux drivers from the HP site. Now I want to make it work it in Ubuntu. The drivers are in rpm format ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 138a:0017 driver for fingerprint reader is missing

In my laptop I have a fingerprint reader, and either fprint and fingerprint-gui cant detect it. I have ubuntu 12.04 lts The fingerprint id is as follows: Bus 003 Device 002: ID 138a:0017 Validity ...
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fingerprint reader not working in dell vostro 3550

My laptop shows validity sensor device but the driver is not installed.Is it possible to install fingerprint reader. I have vfs5011 validity sensor
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finger print reader not detected for Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E531 in Ubuntu 12.04

I have installed fingerprint-gui according to their webpage. The result of lsusb is: Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel ...
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Driver for VFS5011 Fingerprint Reader on Dell Vostro 3550

I have a Dell Vostro 3550 laptop. Fingerprint Reader: Validity Sensors, Inc. VFS5011 Fingerprint Reader (USB-id: 138a:0011) I have searched, but I couldn't get this driver for Linux. I have ...
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How to enable Optical Fingerprint sensor on HP Probook 4540s?

I have an HP Probook 4540s and want to enable Optical Fingerprint sensor on it. How does one enable it in Ubuntu?
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ThinkPad x220 / 12.04 / Fingerprint reader not working after upgrade

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my ThinkPad X220 and I'm happy with it. After following a certain guide to enable the use of the fingerprint reader, everything worked fine and I was asked to my ...
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Fingerprint reader stopped working Lenovo E430

I had fingerprint-gui set up and working nicely, used it for login and authenticating root stuff. Now suddenly it stopped working. It does not show the "Enroll your finger" prompt. I reinstalled ...
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Fingerprint reader in HP dv7

I am running Ubuntu 12.10, I recently installed "fingerprint gui 1.05~pre2" on my HP dv7 notebook that has a built in fingerprint scanner. When launched fingerprint gui says "No Device Found". What ...
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finger-print-gui and lenovo x220 fingerprint reader issue

in part related to does Lenovo fingerprint reader work in ubuntu? i did follow the several instructions one can find on here and elsewhere. i succeeded also in enrolling my index finger with the gui ...
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Finger print driver for Dell Vostro 3460

Where do i get the driver for finger print recognition for Dell Vostro 3460 and how can I use my fingerprint reader for login? Fingerprint Reader: Validity Sensors, Inc. VFS5011 Fingerprint Reader ...
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Fingerprint GUI on Thinkpad X1 Carbon

I have a Thinkpad X1 Carbon. I followed these instructions, but to no avail. The output of lsusb is: sguha@ajgubi:~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub ...
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Which is the the best fingeprint-reader program available?

Being new to Ubuntu and curious, I installed FingerPrint GUI from the web some days back, but it turned out to be a mess with too many password puzzles. E.g., when I switch on my laptop, the DEFAULT ...
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How do I get the fingerprint reader to work on a Lenovo x230 Tablet?

I followed this post: How to enable finger printer with Thinkpad X230 and tried to install software support for my fingerprint reader. But the software does not find it. This is the message when i ...
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Fingerprint driver issue hp Pavilion dm4 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dv6 1149wm’s fingerprint reader? I need a fingerprint scan driver for Pavilion dm4 Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID ...
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How can I login to lightdm with password for fingerprint-enabled user after 12.10 upgrade?

Sorry for the long question. I have a laptop with ubuntu quantal 12.10, a fingerprint scanner, and a few active user accounts. When the machine boots up to lightdm, I get a prompt toenter my ...
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How to enable finger printer with Thinkpad X230

I am a newbie with Ubuntu and Linux, and I just switched from Windows 8. I have installed 12.04 on my new Lenovo Thinkpad x230. It seems everything else works perfectly except the finger printer. I ...
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How to enable fingerprint device for Thinkpad t430s in 12.04?

I followed different tutorials to enable fingerprints reading, but without luck. Fingerprint GUI keeps saying no device found. Any help on this? = Edit Following first answer = I followed the ...
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Validity Fingerprint Sensor not detected

I have a VFS471 Validity Fingerprint driver that is not detected in my HP Probook 4530s. Can someone help?
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How do I configure my machine so that I can log in with a fingerprint?

I setup fingerprint authentication using this howto: http://lauri.vosandi.eu/blog/?p=1069 After this, I can log in using fingerprint and password, but I want to log in using only fingerprint (and ...
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Fingerprint reader on the T60 Thinkpad running 10.10

How do I get my fingerprint reader working on my T60 Thinkpad running Ubuntu 10.10. There seems to many ideas out there but I am not sure what to do to get it working for logins. Thanks Jim W.
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Login using fingerprint reader

I have a fingerprint reader on my Dell Vostro. Does anyone know of any proper Fingerprint reader which can integrate with LightDM? I have heard of Fingerprint GUI but that works with GDM as per the ...
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How do I use the fingerprint scanner on a HP Probook?

I have a fingerprint scanner on my HP Probook Laptop. I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 on it. How do I make use of it?
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fingerprint-gui can not recognize my upek reader (147e:1002)

I've got a new laptop which is Lenove's E420s. And I have encountered a big problem that I can't make the fingerprint reader work properly. I've also tried fingerprint-gui. But unfortunately, it's ...
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Thinkpad fingerprint scan only at login

I know how to set up the fingerprint reader for my Thinkpad X220 in Ubuntu 11.10. My question is: Is it possible to only use the fingerprint reader at the LightDM-Login and not when typing "sudo ..." ...
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How to use Finger Print sensor?

i am using ubuntu 11.10 on my aspire 5237g i am having finger print reader in built with touch-pad. i am not able to use that . if someone provide me package details and installation procedure . i am ...