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Questions tagged [fingerprint-reader]

Questions relating to hardware fingerprint readers

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FIngerprint sensor not showing on asus x507

lsusb is not showing any sign of fingerprint sensor n@thing:~$ lsusb Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0bda:b719 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Bus ...
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Installation of the Gen 6 X1C fingerprint reader on ubuntu 18.04

How I can install Lenovo X1 carbon fingerprint reader on Ubuntu 18.04?
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Fingerprint support for Dell vostro 3578 in Ubuntu 18.04

My laptop has an integrated fingerprint sensor that works fine on windows is but is not working in Ubuntu 18.04 I tried to install fingerprint gui but it did not detected the hardware.
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Cannot find Fingerprint enrolment option on 18.10, help?

My fingerprint sensor is detected Bus 002 Device 004: ID 138a:003f Validity Sensors, Inc. VFS495 Fingerprint Reader Yet I do not have the option under my user account to enable fingerprint. ...
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Missing options in settings screens but they appear when searched for

Recently installed 18.10 on my HP Elitebook 840 G2 after windows decided to stop logging me in (nothing of value lost) Two teething issues Despite the Fingerprint reader being detected in lsusb I ...
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Keyring password window not showing up after using fingerprint reader at startup

I upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 where I used fingerprint reader to login. After startup and login I had to type also keyring password. Now on Ubuntu 18.04 the password window sometimes doesn't show up ...
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Unlock keyring with fingerprint - Ubuntu 18.10

Ubuntu 18.10 offers the option to login with fingerprint. However, the login does not unlock the gnome keyring, and therefore after a login via fingerprint I have to type the password on the keyboard. ...
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Windows Hello fingerprint ubuntu Alternative Device not recognised

I bought a USB fingerprint scanner similar to this one, which works fine on windows. But I haven't been able to make it work on Ubuntu. fprint-demo can't 'find' it, nor can fingerprint GUI, although ...
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How to install specific package from beta release on stable

I would like to try fingerprint packages from beta 18.10 to try if it works with my notebook fingerprint reader. What's the best way to try only some parts from beta release?
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Fingerprint doesn't work on my Xiaomi notebook

I want to use Ubuntu everytime for my usage, but i have some issues with the fingerprint scanner. I tried Fingerprint GUI, but my hardware is not recognized. I don't know how to install a driver for ...
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Elan WBF Fingerprint sensor ASUS S406UAR

I'm trying to get fingerprints to work with my ASUS S406UAR laptop, but fprint_demo's status is "No devices found" Anyone knows how to make this work?
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Lenovo ideapad 720 - ubuntu 18.04 does not recognize fingerprint-reader

I installed a fresh 18.04 on my new laptop and it does not recognize the fingerprint-reader.. I tried to install fingerprint-gui as well as fprint, they both are not able to recognize the reader.. ...
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Fingerprint GUI doesn't detect fingerprint scanner

I just got a new Asus Zenbook (UX430UA-GV456T), which includes a fingerprint scanner. It works fine for Windows, but when using Fingerprint GUI it simply doesn't detect the device. So I'm assuming I ...
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Fingerprint reader for LG Gram

When will fingerprint reading be supported for LG Gram laptops? Currently it is not supported. I looked up lsusb but the IDs listed there are not included in the fingerprint supported devices listed ...
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Validity VFS301 Fingerprint reader I cannot enroll more than one fingerprint

I am trying to enroll my fingerprints in Ubuntu 18.04.1 but the process stuck after first fingerprint sample. System detects Validity fingerprint sensor VFS301 in my HP Pavillion DV6 laptop. I read ...
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How to setup fingerprint login on dell inspiron 5370

I have a dell inspiron 5370 laptop. But I don't know how to setup fingerprint login on my Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 laptop! Please guide how to setup :)
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How to change Fingerprint-GUI appearance

I use the software Fingerprint-GUI on my Thinkpad X60s running Ubuntu w/ Xfce for fingerprint reading on login, sudo password in terminal, et al. This software is completely fine but I have an issue ...
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fingerprint-gui resize options missing

I just installed fingerprint-gui 1.09 to manage my fingerscanner. However the app window is so small that it's impossible to use it. Re-scaling screen resolution didn't help. Is there an option to ...
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Fingerprint-GUI login ISSUE with new 18.04 LTS

This exact same question was asked here but the community missread and marked inacurately as a duplicate. fingerprint-gui and 18.04 login issue I am also NOT asking HOW TO install. I am asking ...
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Fingerprint lock in Asus

How can I setup fingerprint lock on Ubuntu 18.04 in my Asus Vivobook S X510UN model?
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fingerprint-gui and 18.04 login issue [duplicate]

I installed fingerprint gui in my laptop having Ubuntu 18.04. But I am not able to login using fingerprint while in terminal using sudo commands it is working fine but for login it is not working.
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How to enable Thinkpad L380 Yoga fingerprint reader on Ubuntu 16.04/18.04?

I have a Thinkpad L380 Yoga. It works great and the only thing that is not working for me is the fingerprint reader. Any idea how to activate and use it? I saw some related posts like How do I ...
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How to setup fingerprint login on lenovo L470 ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

I have tried many methods but not able to do fingerprint login. Is there any other for this device ?
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Fingerprint-gui permission problem

when I run fingerprint-gui I get this error: If I try to run the app as root I get this: My distro is Ubuntu 18.04 64-bit Thanks, Massimo
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Validity VFS491 Fingerprint Scanner issue on ProBook 4540s running Ubuntu 18.04

I am using ubuntu 18.04 on HP ProBook 4540s.Following is the output of lsusb : Bus 002 Device 004: ID 0cf3:311d Atheros Communications, Inc. Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated ...
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fprint- Device already claimed (Ubuntu 18.04/Thinkpad X230)

I recently installed fprint with the intention of using it as a sign on method on my Thinkpad. However, it only seems to work on logon, and after this point it will return an error about it being ...
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fingerprint-gui and 18.04 packaging issue

I recently set up a new laptop on 18.04 and am trying to get the fingerprint reader working. I've done it before but fingerprint-gui seems to be broken on 18.04. I roughly followed this but got errors ...
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A fingerprint reader of Thinkpad E480 [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 17 on my Thinkpad E480. I have a fingerprint reader and would like to know how to use it? When I wrote lsusb I wasn't find the fingerprint device. Any Idea?
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I have a Dell laptop with fingerprint reader inbuilt. I just ran lsusb on terminal and got the following result: [duplicate]

sunbeam@sunbeam:~$ lsusb Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 005: ID 27c6:5301 Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0cf3:e009 Atheros Communications, Inc. Bus 001 ...
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How to enroll fingerprints to Ubuntu 17.10 with VFS491

I decided to switch from Windows to Ubuntu 17.10, I meet it like 8 years ago and I didn't decided to switch until now (haha). Well, my actual device is an HP Probook 4540s with a Validity fingerprint ...
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Use fingerprint authentication not only for login

I'm on 18.04 and have successfully enabled fingerprint login. I would like to use my fingerprint not only to login but if possible also to: Authenticate in the terminal when I do a sudo command ...
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Using the fingerprint scanner as middleclick mouse button

On Android, it is possible to reconfigure the fingerprint sensor to some more useful functions, for example with Fingerprint Gestures Is this possible on Ubuntu too? (At the moment, I use Ubuntu 18....
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fingerprint sensor lenovo ideapad 520 ubuntu 17.10

So I just bought the Lenovo Ideapad 520. It came with a fingerprint sensor. Most of my work though is with Ubuntu and I haven't really found a way to be able to use the fingerprint sensor with Ubuntu ...
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Lenovo T400 Fingerprint Reader not working

I have an old Lenovo T400 with AES2810 which works intermittently. It would stop working randomly. I've tried updating the packages, re-installed Ubuntu 16.04 couple of times without any luck. The ...
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How to disable fingerprint

Hi I am using lenovo x240 with fingerprint reader and I would like to disable the fingerprint authentication via fprintd, when I am using the docking station.
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Is there a driver for the Kensington VeriMark USB fingerprint key?

I'd like to protect my laptop but find a secure password too tedious. The Kensington VeriMark (https://www.kensington.com/us/us/7772/k67977ww/verimark-fingerprint-key) looks like a great solution, but ...
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How can enable Fingerprint-GUI unlock/login/root access on Ubuntu17.10

I have Fingerprint-GUI installed and it works sort of OK when I type sudo in terminal, but I cannot find a way to enable unlock/login or root access to settings using the fingerprint scanner. From ...
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How to make fingerprint work on ASUS vivobook s15 S510UQ

Maybe someone have posted this problem, but this is more specific explanation. I just bought a new laptop ASUS Vivobook s15 s510uq. Of course I install Ubuntu on it. Have tried many tutorial and also ...
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FIPS Fingerprint Reader and Smart Card Reader [duplicate]

I just purchased new Dell Precision laptop with preinstalled ubuntu. I also ordered FIPS Fingerprint Reader and Smart Card Reader, however it seems that drivers are not installed. Does anybody know ...
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Fingerprint reader stopped working after update

Until recently my fingerprint reader was working fine (using fingerprint-gui). But after upgrading my kernel, sudo, login, and so on have stopped asking for my fingerprint. The fingerprint-gui app ...
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How do find out device by id shown by lsusb?

I would like to buy Linux-supported fingerprint reader for desktop computer. Launchpad page for fingerprint-gui shows only list of supported device ids. How to find out which devices they correspond ...
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How do I make a fingerprint password? Lenovo Thinkpad X300

I have a Lenovo X300 and it comes with a fingerprint scanner on the bottom right of my computer. There doesn't seem to be any password settings so How do I set it up to unlock the computer at login?
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Fingerprint Sensor not showing on Ubuntu

I have an Asus VivoBook 15(X510UAR) and I recently have installed Ubuntu 17.10 on it. I have a fingerprint sensor that works on Windows 10, but it doesn't work in Ubuntu. Results of lsusb Bus 002 ...
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fingerprint-gui not scanning my Validity Sensors VSF491 fingerprint scanner

In fingerprint-gui, it is being listed under attached USB devices, but when I scan for it it shows nothing. I am using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I am using an HP Probook 4540s.
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fingerprint not working in hp folio 9480m

i am using hp Elite-book folio 9480m, i want to enroll fingerprint scanner. i downloaded Fingerprint GUI but it did not work.please help. i have tried sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fingerprint/...
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Unable to use fingerprint sensor on asus vivobook pro

I have an asus vivobook pro with ubuntu 17.10 installed, i spent days trying to figure out how to set up and use the fingerprint scanner. Both fingerprint-gui and fprint don't see any device available....
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PAM fingerprint fprint login configuration

On my Thinkpad X1 I installed fprint and it works, only that Kubuntu login wants both the fingerprint and the password. I added this line auth sufficient pam_fprintd.so in the file common-auth above ...
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fprint_demo and fprintd_enroll not found Ubuntu 17.10 [duplicate]

My computer is a lenovo thinkpad T510 .I followed the instructions given in this post but after installation, For Ubuntu 16.04 or greater: sudo apt install libpam-fprintd I tried to run it, but: $ ...
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Fingerprint driver for Asus s510uq in Ubuntu 17.10

I bought Asus Vivobook S15 which has a build in finger print reader in touch pad. I have installed Finger Print Gui but it doesn't detect finger print device. I have also checked fprint-demo which ...
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Xiaomi Fingerprint

I've installed Ubuntu 17.10 on the Xiaomi Notebook Ari 13'3 but I couldn't get the fingerprint function running for logon. The Fingerprint GUI sees no device at all. Maybe there are necessary drivers ...