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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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Getting my fingerprint sensor to work

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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How do I disable the fingerprint reader for logging in, but enable it for everything else?

I am using the fprint fingerprint reader on a Lenovo X230 Tablet under Ubuntu 14.04. I don't want it to ask me for a fingerprint to log in (or at least, not the initial graphical login after booting), ...
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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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Hide Fingerprint-GUI Dialog

My computer has a fingerprint reader, so I installed the fingerprint-gui ppa/package in order to use it. It works perfectly, but the dialog box looks very bad. I like how on Windows, there is never ...
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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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Fingerprint scanner driver Toshiba X205-S9800

Help with fingerprint scanner driver or utility for Toshiba X205-S9800. To get it working would be awesome.
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Validity Sensors Fingerprint Reader not Detected

I have an HP Envy Touchsmart 15 and it came with a Fingerprint reader. I've never had a fingerprint reader in a laptop before but I've seen them work under Ubuntu quite well. However, with the ...
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Upek fingerprint reader not showing up at all in terminal (command “lsusb”) in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm not experienced Linux user at all and don't know even the basics of how to work with Terminal. I was just trying to enable my Lenovo L530's Upek finger-print reader by following these steps at ...
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Fingerprint Ubuntu 12.04 on Lenovo B570

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. I have set up all except this damned hardware. In my Lenovo B570 the driver needed for work I choosen the correct one for my system, I set up all. But when I try ...
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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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Set up the Fingerprint Scanner on a Dell V131 (138a:0011)?

I have installed the Fingerprint GUI, however my fingerprint device (138a:0011) does not appear in the list of supported readers. What should I do? Specs: Dell Vostro V131 with Ubuntu 13.04 (64 ...
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How do I turn off fingerprint authentication when docking my laptop?

I have a Thinkpad X230 and I've turned on the fingerprint sensor: How to enable finger printer with Thinkpad X230 However I got the Thinkpad docking station and the integration with sudo and ...
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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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How to configure my Laptop with 12.04.3

I own HP Dv6 7040tx laptop. I have the following hardwares installed: Intel core i7 - 3610QM Nvidia 630M(2GB) + Intel Graphics 4000 6GB Ram A finger print sensor Beats audio (quad speakers + one ...
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Include a fingerprint reader in a registration process

I'm look for an external fingerprint reader (see for example: http://itnews4u.blogspot.nl/2007/10/microsoft-fingerprint-reader.html) which makes the following possible: Users register with only a ...
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Finger Print Scanning Utility [duplicate]

I'm using Netbook which have inbuilt Finger Print Scanner, I want a software from which I can use this hardware as My security password (I mean my finger print as my password), can this is possible? ...
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Fingerprint dialog stays active when using guest account

I am using 13.04 and I have an issue with the fingerprint dialog (used this guide). It stays active when logging into the guest account. I have to log out and then back in to get rid of it...a little ...
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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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Set up fingerprint scanner for use with log in

I have an Acer Aspire 8930g, I have 32bit Ubuntu and have a fingerprint scanner. Does anyone know how to set up the scanner so I can scan my finger when it asks for password input, either when I sudo ...
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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 ...
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What package is meant to replace thinkfinger in 11.10?

My laptop has a fingerprint reader that until 11.10 I used via thinkfinger. That package is no longer in the repositories, but I assume there’s a different package meant to support fingerprint ...
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Dv6 1149wm's fingerprint reader? [closed]

Is there any driver for my fingerprint reader on my HP dv 1149wm laptop? This is my device: Bus 004 Device 002: ID 138a:0018 DigitalPersona, Inc
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How do I use my fingerprint reader? [closed]

I have a HP dv6190 that originally ran windows seven which the fingerprint reader worked fine with. Does anyone know any software I can download to use it with. Also if you could tell me the step by ...
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Is there a fingerprint reader tool available for Ubuntu?

I've got a fingerprint reader (Authentek AES2810) built in to my laptop (Dell Latitude E5500) and would like to take a picture of my fingerprint (not just to use it to log-in or something alike, but ...
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Unlock keyring with fingerprint reader on login

I recently bought a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E420s, which comes with a fingerprint reader. I have installed the fingerprint-gui and libbsapi to get it fully working (make: UPEK). Is there a way to unlock ...
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does Lenovo fingerprint reader work in ubuntu?

I'd like to know if anyone out there has a Lenovo laptop with the fingerprint reader. I was wondering if the reader works on ubuntu?
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How to use fingerprint authentication on a HP DV6-3049TX?

How can I use the fingerprint reader on my HP DV6-3049TX? I've tried it with some software (please edit so we know what you've tried) but it just says "No device".