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How to use the FingerPrint Sensor of my HP Envy-15 in Ubuntu 16.04?

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 in my HP Envy-15 laptop which comes with a fingerprint sensor but isn't used by Ubuntu. Do I need to install drivers for it? Where can I find it? The lsusb command yields ...
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How to enable fingerprint scanner

I recently installed Ubuntu along side Windows 10 by dual booting. I am using hp envy-15. It has built in fingerprint scanner and it works fine in windows but when I installed fingerprint GUI in ...
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meizu pro 5 OTA-10.2

How can I get fingerprint to work. Missing a userguide for the OS. There is no place in the systemsettings where I can activate or log my fingerprint.
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I need driver for fingerprint device Morpho MSO 1300 E2

Please help, I am using Morpho (Sagem) 1300 E2 Device id 079b:0047. I have tried Fingerprint GUI . etc etc but no one detect my device or working. When I load java through web for fingerprint ...
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How to make fingerprint reader more reliable?

I'm using fingerprint-gui, and it works, however it is awfully unreliable. I have to sweep my finger many, many, many times until my finger will be identified. I didn't find much complains about it so....
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Validity Fingerprint Scanner VFS491 not working

I have an HP Probook 4545s and it came with a Validity Fingerprint scanner. However, when I installed ubuntu I realized that the fingerprint scanner ceased to work. After some sleuthing, I found this ...
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Unlock ubuntu pc using my phone's fingerprint scanner

My ideal app is something like MacID (http://macid.co/) but one that works with either iPhone or Android to unlock my ubuntu pc.. This offers some ways but they are limited to BT for linux. I want ...
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138a:0050 validity sensor not working

Is any solution for making the following fingerprint scanner to work? I just installed Ubuntu on my HP envy and this is the only thing not working.
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Install Fingerprint Driver 138a:0090 on Ubuntu 16.04 (ThinkPad T460s)

I'm about to config my new fantastic T460s with Ubuntu 16.04 (because of Skylake Kernel issue I've to chose such new version) I tried to use my fingerprint sensor which is 138a:0090 (lusb) Fingerprint ...
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HP Envy Fingerprint scanner in Ubuntu

Just bought an HP Envy 14-j122TX machine and installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. lsusb tells me there is a Swipe Fingerprint Sensor: Bus 001 Device 005: ID 138a:0050 Validity Sensors, Inc. Swipe Fingerprint ...
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Fprint doesn't work at login but it works fine with sudo and other authentifications

I've installed fprint on my Asus P2420sj, used fprintd-enroll to enable the fingerprints check. It works well with terminal sudo authentification and system auth overall but not when I log in - there ...
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installing fingerprint scanner on ubuntu 15.10

How do I get my fingerprint scanner to work on HP ProBook 4530s, Ubuntu 15.10? Where do I find it, how do I install it? My reader is 1d6b:0003 tnx a lot
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Fingerprint reader authenticates but does not close dialog box

I have a T550 which sports the following reader: Bus 002 Device 016: ID 138a:0017 Validity Sensors, Inc. After plenty of tweaking around I managed to get it to work. I managed to register my ...
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fingerprint-gui stucks on first repeat with errcode -22

my fresh installed fingerprint-gui stucks when I try to register my fingers. The first scan gives a green tick, but when the program asks me to repeat the step the scanner wont scan it. Normally the ...
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Log in immediately following successful fingerprint scan, rather than having to hit button

is it possible to login immediately upon a valid scan rather than hitting the login button first? (similar to how Windows works in this regard) Using ubuntu 15.10
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How to use HP 355 G2 fingerprint reader ([138a:0050] Validity Sensors, Inc.)

I just bought a new HP 355 G2 laptop and I'm trying to figure out how to make the built-in fingerprint reader. I have tried installing Fingerprint GUI, but it tells me there are no devices found. ...
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How do I get the fingerprint reader to work on a Lenovo W550s laptop?

OK so I have a Lenovo W550s laptop with Ubuntu installed (14.04LTS), on my laptop there is a fingerprint reader for login on windows. I would really appreciate if any of you guys could help me use ...
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Error when using Validity Sensors with Fingerprint GUI 1.07/1.08 on Ubuntu 15.10 No devices found on HP 350 G2

So that's pretty much all i can tell you. I installed all fprint libraries and experimental Fingerprint GUI versions nothing worked. Please help me out here! :)
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How to disable fingerprint login timeout

I have fingerprint scanners on a couple of laptops and a desktop via a usb scanner. Is it possible to disable the timeout at login time, so that it will wait indefinitely for a fingerprint scan?
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Fingerprint and NFC reader on Dell Latitude E7450

Is there any solution to get the fingerprint reader and the NFC reader to work on a Dell Latitude E7450? I have been looking for a way to get them working since the E7450 2015 was released. ...
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how do i enable fingerprint scanner on 15.04?

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2013/03/how-to-get-your-fingerprint-reader-working-in-ubuntu I tried with the above method but it's not working. Please help me on this one. Thanks!
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Booting into Linux via ThinkPad Fingerprint reader

I use a ThinkPad T420 with Ubuntu 14.04 and wanted to ask if there is a program to use so that when the computer is off or in sleep I can swipe my finger and have it turn on and log in automatically. ...
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Validity Sensor (138a:003f) Fingerprint reader driver

I'm using a Dell Latitude 3450 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and a Validity Sensor Fingerprint Sensor (Device ID : 138a:003f). Fingerprint GUI doesn't support this device. How do I get it working ?
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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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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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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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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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Using / Setting up fingerprint sensor on a Lenovo B40-70 laptop

Does anyone know how to use the fingerprint scanner of the Lenovo B40-70 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04?
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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

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad with a fingerprint reader: How to make Ubuntu recognise it and use it for login? I already tried: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fingerprint/fingerprint-gui sudo apt-get ...
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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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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 ...